Category Archives: Judiciary

Elbridge Gerry and me

Since the Gerry gentleman’s dates (1744-1814)┬áprecede mine, he never knew me. But I know him, and for more than his most prominent connection, the portmanteau term “gerrymander.” Elbridge Gerry, as I’m learning from reading The People’s Constitution, by John F. … Continue reading

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“Why is this taking so long? It’s insane!”

Said one of my Twitter friends the other day. Many have been yelling the same thing for the last several months. Nowadays, lots of people are tweeting weird things about Merrick Garland. “Why is this taking so long?” I think … Continue reading

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Do you think I’m over-informed in the minutiae of politics?

If you ask me, “Who is Bodhi?” I’ll tell you it’s my sister and brother-in-law’s big, cream-colored Golden. If you ask me, “Who is Bode?” I’ll tell you it’s Marc Elias’s dog, who has his own segment, “What Bode’s Barking … Continue reading

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