Border Walls and Congressional District Boundaries

We hear a lot about the wall that President Trump wants to build along the border between Mexico and the United States. Another major issue that regularly comes up is drawing up the border boundaries for congressional districts. Voters in five state will be voting on various ballot measures related to how the congressional district…

Yooper Makes it into the Dictionary

The word “Yooper” finally made it into Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate dictionary according to an article in the online edition of USA Today on Monday, May 19, 2014! It means a person who lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan but of course those of us who have lived there know that not everyone who lives in…