Category Archives: Governors and State Legislatures

Due to SCOTUS: The Math of Total Disenfranchisement

Due to SCOTUS:  The Math of Total Disenfranchisement The Supreme Court has ruled that it is indeed not Supreme, but that States should determine their own district allocations or gerrymandering.  We will review the present consequences of that. One objection … Continue reading

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Notes From the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 1

Notes From the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 1 Over 4,000 people representing key climate action operators are taking part in GCAS. The sessions on Thursday and Friday, September 13 and 14, 2018, are being streamed live on YouTube, and … Continue reading

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Ohio Gerrymandering, and the 12th District Special Election

Ohio Gerrymandering, and the 12th District Special Election We will look at Gerrymandering in Ohio from a few viewpoints, and then the Ohio 12th special election. Ohio has 16 Congressional Districts, and they are currently 12 Republican and 4 Democratic. … Continue reading

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Undermining Elections is Just “Business as Usual” for Republicans

Undermining Elections is Just “Business As Usual” for Republicans Trump might be right, that foreign influence was less important than “others” in undermining elections, which are done routinely by Republican States, the Republican Party, the Republican Supreme Court, and by … Continue reading

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What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot

What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot I spent a lot of time and posts analyzing the 2016 Presidential race, partly for its bizarro arithmetic. I once pointed out that the effect of the … Continue reading

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Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement

Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement The new CNN cited polls show that your demographic groups are down 13% to 20% from the last election. Your President is the least popular in history. He has decided … Continue reading

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Hasn’t Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle of Georgia Just Asked for a Bribe to the NRA?

Hasn’t Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle of Georgia Just Asked for a Bribe to the NRA? Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, Republican of Georgia, has just told Delta Airlines that it must restore its Flight Discount to NRA members, or as President … Continue reading

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US and State Gun Deaths and Polls

US and State Gun Deaths and Polls Vox.com has a collection of graphs showing essential facts of US and State gun ownership risks, and polls on how to solve them. The US owns 42% of the world’s civilian guns, or … Continue reading

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States That Ban Assault Weapons

States That Ban Assault Weapons Gun ownership across the country is more concentrated in rural districts, as opposed to urban districts. That is partly why Republican voters and Representatives, as well as Senators, are from rural districts and states. Certainly, … Continue reading

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Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War

Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War America has been slowly escalating the contest between the Red and Blue states. These states differ in traditional policies, religiosity, and parties, including attempts in red states to limit poor and minority voting. … Continue reading

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