One of the great political fixes of our time was supposed to be term limits. In other words, you put limits on how long a politician can serve. The New York City mayor is limited to two four-year terms. You’ll remember when Michael Bloomberg, a man for whom I have […]
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What do ticks and politicians have in common?
I was sitting on the couch when Murray, the world’s cutest dog (bar none), came and sat down next to me. It was Father’s Day so I was aware that I had to pay special attention to the little dog who, after our two grown kids, stands to inherit what […]
Why a constitutional convention might be a good thing
People have given up on state government; they really have. They have lost faith and that’s when democracy goes south. Incredible numbers of people don’t know who their legislators are. They tell their children, “They’re all a bunch of crooks.” As a result, the people have no real way of […]