Archive for June, 2012

State Leg Tid Bits

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

So, I have wanted to start a blog about random tid bits about State Legislatures. Probably once every other week, I come across one of these valuable pieces of knowledge. I ultimately want to start a blog devoted to these, but until I have enough tid-bits in reserve so I can do frequent updates to the future blog, I will just post them here.

Today’s tid bit: In South Carolina, a judge ruled today that there needs to be an runoff primary election between Preston Brittain and Gloria Tinubu for the Democratic nomination in South Carolina’s new 7th Congressional District. This may not seem that interesting, but Gloria Tinubu once was a state legislator: in Georgia.

Ladders through windows over the 17th

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

So, last week, my former Congressman addressed my favorite Amendment.

I did not know that the ratification of the 17th Amendment included hurling ink wells in the Missouri Senate or throwing a ladder through a window (skip to 45 seconds in). He’s right.

My former Congressman is the only one to oppose the Amendment