As America celebrated another Independence Day, amidst the fireworks and cookouts, it was and is appropriate to remember one of her foundations of freedom: the ballot box. As one of the four boxes of liberty, the ballot box symbolizes one's right to vote to elect a government which defends our freedom.
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Ronald L. Hicks, Jr., is the Vice-President of Communications for the Republican National Lawyers Association. As a partner at the Pittsburgh-based law firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, LLP, Ron is a business trial lawyer who handles emergency, complex and appellate litigation and other matters for his clients, including Republican candidates for local, state and federal office.
President Trump’s long-awaited commission on election integrity was created by executive order today. The commission will investigate problems that affect the integrity of our elections and undermine public confidence in election results, including vote fraud.
Nowhere has the Orwellian maxim that “some [people] are more equal than others” been more evident recently than at the Federal Election Commission (FEC). At the end of Animal Farm (spoiler alert), the animals find that, having successfully thrown off their human oppressors, their new animal rulers are just as oppressive as the humans, but in the name of animal equality.