Tag Archives: gerrymandering

A Tie – Part II

The other major political story (and outrage) of the week just passed is the apparent death of federal voter protection legislation. I say apparent because it’s never over until it’s over but to put it in medical terms the prognosis is not good. At this point I am encouraging the Democrats to take what I will call the Political Option.

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The Lesser Wars

This is my first “live” article coming back from my year end hiatus. I may have taken a few days off from my writing but I certainly didn’t take time off from political conversation. Our military is often criticized for fighting the last war. In that vein, I want to criticize the priorities I hear in progressive political discourse.

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Joni & Ben Warned Us

This is the last of my hiatus articles; I’ll be back to my version of live blogging tomorrow. It is also the first work day of 2022 for many so I thought it was a great opportunity to put our situation in perspective and challenge my American readers.

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An Ugly Probability

This is an article I certainly don’t want to write but if you are going to be successful in sports or politics you have to be a realist. Primarily because of gerrymandering; but with significant assists from lies, voter suppression, voter intimidation and very possibly voter nullification I feel there is significant chance that the Democrats will not be able to retain the House in the 2022 elections.

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Born In Buffalo (And a Few Other Things)

This is the last of my “live” postings of 2021 and I though it was a fine opportunity to do a clean up type article. I guess everyone has some sort of special feelings for their birthplace and today I’m going to say something nice about mine in the leadoff segment. Continue reading Born In Buffalo (And a Few Other Things)