The Electoral College is the racist appendix on the body politic, an otherwise useless organ lying in wait to blow up our system every few years.

Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Indiana, died Thursday of pneumonia at the age of 91.

Bayh, Fever celebrate Title IX legacy

Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh spoke June 21, 2012 as part of a 40th anniversary celebration of Title IX, a law that requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding. Bayh was a co-author of the legislation, which is largely credited for the growth of women's sports.

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