Monthly Archives: January 2011

Big government

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Red State Teacher

A friend just posted this on Facebook and I’m re-posting it here in preparation for my next post. (We’re gonna lay off 100,000 Texas teachers? Really? Because we’re doing such a good job of educating our kids that we don’t … Continue reading

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Your weekly talking points memo

I just got the weekly “talking points memo” from the state party communications office. Not quite as good as last weeks’ but still worth looking at. They are at the bottom of this post. I’ve run across some good news … Continue reading

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Is this really how it’s gonna be?

His first day on the job, new County Judge David Barkemeyer exchanged public assurances with Milam County‘s four commissioners that partisan politics would have no place in governing the county. And, in fact, the Judge was fairly gracious about former … Continue reading

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TDP Update

One of the lessons Milam County Democrats learned during this last cycle was that we needed to do a better job getting our message out. In fact, that’s a primary motivation behind this blog. Apparently, the state party learned that … Continue reading

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WWJD?

Why is it that some conservatives automatically assume that Democrats are godless heathens? Or, to put it another way, why is it that some conservatives believe that only Republicans can be Christian, and Democrats can never be? I ask this … Continue reading

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And so it begins …

It was a little strange to watch from the back of the district court room on the second floor of the Milam County Courthouse as four Republicans were sworn in to office New Years Day. As we all know by … Continue reading

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