I don’t know what good it’ll do, as I suspect it’ll be immediately thrown into the hellmouth that Trump Tower sits on top of, but Arlo and I mailed a postcard to Donald Trump today as part of the Postcard Avalanche to Denounce Bannon. Here, in hopes that it may convince you to join us, […]
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In politics, as in business, it’s long been accepted practice to release bad news on Fridays in hopes of keeping media scrutiny to a minimum… And, I’m sure it was with this in mind that President-elect Donald Trump, this past Friday, released word that he’d agreed to pay a $25 million settlement to former students […]
Will Michigan Republicans make a move to rig the 2016 election by changing the way our electoral votes are cast?
According to Michigan Radio, state Republicans, despite the serious push-back they’ve been getting from voters, and the fact that a similar measure has apparently fizzled in Virginia, have every intention of moving forward with plans to radically change the way our electoral votes are cast for President in hopes of making it more likely for […]
A week or so ago, in a post about partisan redistricting, I noted that rumors were beginning to circulate concerning a Republican push to change the way Michigan’s electoral college votes are cast in presidential elections. Presently, as I suspect you know, Michigan has 16 electoral votes, and all of them go to the candidate […]
How gerrymandering is killing American Democracy, and why we need to fight for transparent, non-partisan redistricting in Michigan
Every ten years, the Michigan legislature has an opportunity, after assessing the results of the federal census, to redraw congressional districts to reflect shifts in population. The most recent redrawing of lines took place in 2011, and was approved by the Department of Justice in January, 2012, despite concerns that redrawn districts violated the Voting […]