T. R. Shaw Jr.

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A society of wimps

A society of wimps

July 18, 2017 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Fear of political blowback is making us reluctant to speak out on issues. That ought to scare the hell out of us.

Flint crisis one symptom of a bigger problem: Term limits

Flint crisis one symptom of a bigger problem: Term limits

March 4, 2016 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Electing term-limited, true citizen legislators was a good idea in theory that hasn’t worked so well in practice. There’s a case to be made that longevity in office leads to expertise and competence