In late March, Maryland saw its proposed Congressional map thrown out by a judge, citing “extreme partisan gerrymandering” against Republicans. These maps are redrawn every decade after census results come in; the one released a decade ago was carefully engineered to remove one of the state’s two Republican congressmen, and this new one would eliminate the last.(more…)
A friend posted this:
This is not a struggle between Left and Right. It’s a struggle to decide whether we’re to live in a Democracy or an Oligarchy. Which do you choose?
For most of us, it’s oligarchy. No question. (more…)