Entries by Hayden Ludwig

Book Review: The Myth of Voter Suppression

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One of the most bizarre phenomena of recent American elections is seeing turnout swell to historic highs even as leftists scream “voter suppression.” Conservatives are used to hearing that phrase trundled out to criticize any attempt at improving election integrity, but have they ever heard it defined? The League of Women Voters calls suppression “any […]

The Push for Permanent Vote by Mail: Amber McReynolds

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The Push for Permanent Vote by Mail   Leftists fell in love with all-mail elections in 2020. Now they want to make vote by mail permanent. Transforming our country’s elections into a mail-in fiasco is a big step toward handing power over elections from the states to the federal government, empowering professional activists, inviting fraud, […]

Today’s Left Opposes Everything Jimmy Carter Proposed on Elections

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Two decades ago, a commission chaired by Jimmy Carter and James Baker III proposed sensible election reforms. Today’s Democrats oppose them all.   Believe it or not, the nation could learn a few things about how to run elections from Jimmy Carter. In 2005, Carter co-authored a study on America’s election systems with James Baker […]

States Banning or Restricting “Zuck Bucks” – Updated 04/11/2022

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Editor’s note: June 22, 2021: Updated to include new states’ legislation and the current status of all known bills related to banning private funding of elections. July 12: Updates to Louisiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. August 16, 2021: Added Ohio and Arkansas. January 28, 2022: Added new vetoes, updated news articles across the board, removed Iowa, […]

The Big Money Behind Abortion Activism

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Warren Buffett’s charitable foundation has poured nearly $5 billion into pro-abortion advocacy. There’s no shortage of cash for the war on the unborn. That its biggest bankroller is the Wizard of Omaha—famed investor Warren Buffett—may surprise you. Buffett is almost certainly the largest funder of abortion in human history. In the two decades since 2000 […]

How Much Did Arabella’s Center for Secure and Modern Elections Undermine the 2020 Election?

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Part of an ongoing CRC investigation into how the Left twisted the 2020 election The Left’s top “dark money” network was highly active in manipulating the 2020 election to elect Democrats and defeat President Donald Trump. That network, run by the shadowy consulting firm Arabella Advisors, was recently exposed by the Capital Research Center for raking […]

Democrats [Tried to Use] the Same 2020 Election Shenanigans to Overtake Virginia This Year

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So how do Democrats plan to ensure they win Virginia’s elections, from the governorship to its U.S. Senate seat? By using the same tactics they used in the 2020 contest nationwide. Editor’s note: The 2021 general election was a disaster for Democrats in Virginia, with Republicans winning the elections for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general—and […]

Leftist Groups Pushing the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

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Naming the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) after the Georgia congressman who died last year may evoke the 1960s Civil Rights movement, but it would federalize elections almost as effectively as the similarly misnamed For the People Act (H.R. 1), which is why so many professional activist groups are trying to push […]

How the Left Is Spreading Global Warming Alarmism on the Right

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If there’s one thing the Left knows cold, it’s deception. From Vladimir Lenin to Saul Alinsky, leftists are unparalleled masters of the art of victory through hoodwinking: Defeating opponents by fooling them into false agreement. Owning the battlefield in this war starts with controlling the language. We’ve seen this play out in the debate over […]

The Future of American Cars Is Not All-Electric

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Environmental elites like to cast their creeds as unshakeable and their doctrines as inevitable. Take these three: The Earth is only getting hotter, human survival depends upon radical lifestyle changes, and governments are taking action on the climate whether we like it or not. Or this: America will slowly phase out all oil, natural gas, […]