Thursday, January 14, 2016

Thursday



 
 
Maryland's Third District, known as the Praying Mantis for it's shape.
Gerrymander  is the process of creating odd shape districts to favor a particular party, in this case it is a Democrat Drawn district.  Maryland and North Carolina has the worst cases of gerrymandering.  The Supreme Court recently unanimously ruled Steve Shapiro may proceed with his lawsuit against Maryland for the Gerrymandering.  The case is Shapiro v. McManus
Maryland overwhelmingly Democratic political leadership changed the lines to make it easier for Democrats to win in seven of the state’s eight congressional districts.
 
 
 
This week in "The Guide" 106 legal notices notifying the public in Sussex County Delaware  that individuals will apply for a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon
must be Christmas presents
 
 
 
 
 
The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1928
 
 
 
 
An assortment of expressions and their alleged development can be found here
 
and speaking of expressions I had never thought much about the expression "Bell, Book, and Candle "
It turns out to be the way an excommunication is performed in the Catholic Church
Old people may remember the 1958 movie Bell Book and Candle
but I don't recall an excommunication in the movie

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