Paul Gessing sits down with Trent England to discuss efforts in the New Mexico Legislature to make New Mexico nearly irrelevant in US presidential elections. Paul and also discuss minimum wages and Trent’s “bird’s eye view” of the minimum wage hikes that happened in Washington State where he used to work.
Trent is a newly-minted adjunct scholar at the Rio Grande Foundation whose full-time job is Executive Vice President and a Distinguished Fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, where he also directs the Save Our States project and hosts The Trent England Show podcast. Trent previously served as Executive Vice President of the Olympia, Washington-based Freedom Foundation.
5 Replies to “Tipping Point New Mexico Episode 069 Talking Electoral College and minimum wage with Trent England of Save our States project”
Re minimum wage:
Of the numerous brilliant concepts in the Constitution, the Electoral College is one of the best. It is one that protects us from the tyranny of the majority.
Good article by Peter Burrows from last November, in the linked-to piece. It really says everything that needs to be said about minimum wage laws. Thanks, Peter.
The national popular vote proposal has one advantage its proponents fail to mention: We could get rid of ethanol once and for all because no presidential candidate would ever again set foot in Iowa.