We already know the truth about gun access and gun violence — the problem is the guns. There’s little left to talk about. We need to act.
Author Archives: RealLifeCharlieBrown
The Money Bail Debate & Why We Need Reform
Changes to money bail policies have proliferated over the past few years. Here’s what they mean and why they matter.
Eliminating State Income Tax & Why That’s a Stupid Idea
Several Republican candidates for Georgia governor have proposed abolishing the state’s income tax. Here’s why this is obviously stupid.
Vacant Senate Seats & How They’re Filled
Depending on the state, a vacant U.S. Senate seat could be filled via appointment or special election. Here’s why that matters.
Back At It
Hi folks, it’s B with a quick programming note about 101PC. It’s been a few months since I’ve put together any posts. (Been busy with some other projects.) However, I have been adding to my ever-growing list of topics to cover, and I plan on picking up where I left off soon. When I startedContinue reading “Back At It”
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OK Fine, Let’s Talk About the Vaccine Mandates
Putting the new vaccine mandates in context.
A Big (and Needed) Boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Biden administration announced a historic increase to SNAP. Here’s what that means.
Policy Grab Bag: 3 Ways to Make Our Democracy More Representative
Three changes we can make to improve the way our democracy reflects the people: ranked choice voting, multi-member districts, and a national popular vote for president.
What Joe Manchin Wants To Do About Voting
A look at Sen. Manchin’s memo on voting and election legislation, and why Democrats should consider it.
An Explainer on the American Families Plan’s Pay-fors (with Charts)
How the White House proposes we pay for massive investments in child care, education, paid family leave, and more.