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The 2020 Presidential Election

May 14th, 2020 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

There is a lot of chatter on social information sites about whether or not the Presidential Election will be held this fall (November 3, 2020). Some of the chatter has even made the main-line news. So let’s see if we can set this matter straight.

Federal law requires the election day for president is the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November. The Constitution Center says this about federal presidential elections: “In general, a combination of state or congressional actions (italics added) could delay elections but not postpone the selection of a president and vice president. The only hard deadline spelled out in the Constitution is the end of a president’s term and a vice president’s term on January 20 of the year following a general election.”



ON THE DOWNHILL SIDE

Sep 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Yesterday in our Just for Sunday article, we spoke of confidence in the public’s’ strength to make a difference in the upcoming election. We looked at the outcome optimistically, if we will exercise our convictions and put down the nay-sayers. It will be difficult to excel, but it is possible. If the negative powers prevail, watch out.

Today, we look to the downhill side. We are on the other side of the mountain, where our momentum will be measured by how fast we run, as we begin our trek to keep from falling, or sliding off the hill.

The downhill side is always a little more difficult to maneuver. Our



WILL IT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE?

Sep 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

When the final count is done and the declaration made, will it make any difference who becomes our president? With all the millions being poured into advertising to convince us of the worthiness of one or the other, will all the words, invectives, charges, counter charges and finger-pointing have made any difference at all?

What I’m hearing these days is that with things as bad as they are or seem, after the election, they will be worse, no matter who is elected. Now, isn’t that a sorry state of affairs? Isn’t it sad that our nation has sunk to such despair and disdain over our political condition, that there is decreasing optimism about the outcome of this election?