Lawyer, history buff, writer, mother, grandmother, native Texan, UT grad, and proud Austinite!
Previous Posts by Month
Tag Archives: gerrymandering
O Democracy, Wherefore Art Thou?
Once upon a time, I truly believed that I had a voice in my government, maybe not directly, but certainly through my elected representatives. Even while my preferred candidate in a particular race didn’t always win, I had more than … Continue reading
Posted in History, Politics Tagged Constitutional convention, gerrymandering, Justice Kennedy, rural states, urban states, Voting 2 Comments
Tis the Season for Fearing
Writer’s note: In case you feel like I’m repeating myself, you subscribers may remember a post by the same title that I published here last month. For reasons that you would not really care about, I removed it from the website. … Continue reading
Posted in Politics Tagged demagoguery, fear-mongering, gerrymandering, gridlock, Juan Linz, President Obama, Trump, U.S. Constitution 4 Comments