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
A Daily Stoic email arrived in my inbox within the last week that stuck with me. You can browse the Daily Stoic website here, and even sign up for their daily emails if you might find joy and meaning in them. The one of which I'm speaking was a shortened version of the larger interview with … Continue reading Think Stoically on Election Day