I grew up in a Republican household, believing that the Republican party was the party of Lincoln. But is it really today?
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.Section 1 of the 13th Amendment The Loophole Friday, June 19th was Juneteenth, or Freedom Day. It commemerated the day in 1865 when Texas … Continue reading Educating Myself on Racism
Searching for truth in media, analyzing the Media Bias Chart, commentary on Chernobyl, a Stoic and Christian response to the restrictions regarding stay-at-home orders, and a solution to last week's Riddler Classic.
Last month, I talked about gerrymandering as part 1 of a series that I hope will inform the American voter about how corruption is plaguing our political system. This week, in part 2, I will talk about the revolving door. My goal is to research the different parts of the American Anti-Corruption Act, an act … Continue reading The Revolving Door
Definition Gerrymandering is the purposeful manipulation of the boundaries of districts and regions in order for a particular party to gain a political advantage. Wikipedia has a great graphic that describes how this works. How to Detect Gerrymandering by Using Math On October 3, 2017, a piece by the New York Times titled How the … Continue reading Gerrymandering