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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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Guns 2: What I did to challenge the NRA

In 2009, after noticing so many gun violence stories in the Daily News, I began to clip them. My purpose was direct, as I said in the initial letter I wrote to my senator, Kirsten Gillibrand. Here’s the lightly abbreviated … Continue reading

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