[Originally Published in the Delaware State News September 4th, 2018.]
Jennifer Hill, on Aug. 21, makes a compelling case for transparency in the purchase of new voting systems for Delaware. (“Transparency sought in voting machine purpose”)
It’s sadly true that transparency is seldom a prominent feature of Delaware government. “The Delaware Way” tends to closed-door dealmaking and incestuous relationships with vendors. Continue reading
This Wed. morning begins on a high note with the victory in Alabama of Doug Jones over the bigot and molester Roy Moore.
But two truly horrible things are playing out in Washington DC this week: The repeal of net neutrality and the passage of a disgusting “tax reform” bill loaded with unjust and destructive provisions. This is truly a time to speak out as loudly as possible. (See this Delaware State News article about net neutrality. We put contact info in the comments.)
Back to lead poisoning. There is no safe level of lead exposure. It dumbs us down.
I would be willing to bet that Trump supporters have, on average, higher blood lead levels than the rest of us. (Note: A critical reader points out that support for “conservative” politics is most demonstrably correlated with authoritarian personality, not intelligence. In general white people supported Trump–males and uneducated whites the most.). Continue reading
[Originally published Nov 6, 2006]
“Criminals never ask their victims if they are Republicans or Democrats.”
“After 26 years as a prosecutor, I know that some things are right; I know that some things are wrong…”
— Ferris Wharton, from campaign website
“DuPont has been an outstanding corporate citizen for many decades.”
— Beau Biden, heard on WDEL radio