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The United States has a moral obligation to give Puerto Rico the right to vote

Voting rights has become an increasingly partisan issue. In Wisconsin, new voter ID laws led to brutal lines at the polls in urban areas—a development designed, … 1,179 more words

The Five Stages of Grief

It’s like the 5 stages of grief. You know it’s happening. You watch the disease spread.
1.Denial.  As I watch widespread corruption and oppression in the election process. 216 more words


On disenfranchisement and third parties

There’s been a politics post percolating for a while now, and at various points it has been a much angrier politics post than I suspect I’m about to write.   1,221 more words


MyVOTE is Savvy!

It’s Election Day. You leave work and head to the place where you’ve voted for years. Excited you notice, no line. You walk to the door. 1,106 more words

JUST MUSING: "The greatest show on earth" ...Act 3

We had been having plumbing problems in the downstairs’ conference room for some time, a year or more.  The plumber assigned the problems to the city’s side, line failure.  1,492 more words

Social Commentary

1916 or 2016?

The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen’s “race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” It was ratified on February 3, 1870, as the third and last of the Reconstruction Amendments.  1,088 more words

Social Commentary

Trumping quietly: modern bullshit


I’ve been reading a few things about how Donald Trump has affected the current US political debate and it got me thinking about the parallels with British politics of today. 692 more words