Tag Archives: Election

Criminal Justice Expert Poised for NOLA City Council Seat

When Dana Kaplan soared into position for a December run-off election, it became clear that something big is happening in the city of New Orleans- the most incarcerated city in the most incarcerated state in the most incarcerated nation in … Continue reading

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Sanchez v. Tebow. Obama v. Romney. Do You Vote For “The Lesser Evil?”

Like most Americans, I love New York but don’t care much for the Jets.  Similarly, I love America, but am not a fan of the electoral system.  No offense to Fireman Ed or Uncle Sam, its just that neither are … Continue reading

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Buddy Cianci & Chris Linder: The Mayor Who Couldn’t be Ousted & The Mayor Who Is Barred From Serving

Around the nation, people know Providence as the city with the mayor who went to prison. Most don’t know about Pawnee, Oklahoma, where a former prisoner has been elected mayor.  Twelve years ago, Chris Linder was involved in the rough and … Continue reading

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