The universe seems to have stepped in with extra “be nice” reminders

Dear President Trump, Many moons ago I told you that I programmed my phone so that it plays chimes three times a day that roughly approximate the Muslim prayer times (except for the first thing in the morning and the last one at night since I do my loving-kindness prayers for us all at those … Continue reading The universe seems to have stepped in with extra “be nice” reminders

Oregon’s exclusion laws weren’t part of the state history curriculum

Dear President Trump, Have you ever been to Oregon? My brother told me the other day that you’re planning a rally there soon; he’d very much like to be in another state when you’re there. A cursory Google search using the words “Trump” and “Oregon” shows that you visited Oregon in 2016 and that you … Continue reading Oregon’s exclusion laws weren’t part of the state history curriculum

Contemporary gerrymandering and who counted as people way back when ~ Some serious deja vu

Dear President Trump, You must have done a little happy dance when you saw that your SCOTUS boys came through for you and yours on the gerrymandering case. I got about three pages through Robert’s majority opinion and was feeling so queasy that I had to stop and find Kagan’s dissent. Part of the Roberts-quease … Continue reading Contemporary gerrymandering and who counted as people way back when ~ Some serious deja vu