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The Redistricting Clock is Ticking

It’s that time of the decade, my friends, when political hacks gather in the wake of the decennial national census to assess the various gains and losses in population distribution throughout the Garden State and, after tucking the U.S. Constitution … Continue reading

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Brigid Harrison’s Guide to Ongoing Incumbency

I can’t help but wonder if political science professors at obscure state colleges say idiotic things because they truly are idiots or because they are crafty publicity seekers anxious to draw a portion of the spotlight to themselves for saying … Continue reading

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The Embodiment of Irony

Insofar as human beings are the only living creatures normally capable of expressing a sense of humor, it follows that they are the only living creatures normally capable of understanding and appreciating a very subtle concept known as “irony.”  I … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 4: CNJ and The People’s Map

Legislative apportionment. Congressional districts. State legislative districts. Census data. Just say these words out loud – as if reciting a charm from a book of spells -  and most normal people suddenly become narcoleptic, awakened only by shouting the words, … Continue reading

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