Monthly Archives: April 2011

County Redistricting

As I noted in an earlier post, redistricting is gaining a bit of traction as a state-wide story.   Milam County Commissioners are also engaged in the process. The county has posted proposed new precinct boundaries on its new Website … Continue reading

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What do Milam and Burnet counties have in common? Not much.

Redistricting is rapidly overtaking the state’s budget as the top news story coming out of Austin these days. Competing plans are as plentiful as servants in Rick Perry’s rented mansion. State battles to the side, the two most recent proposals … Continue reading

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Mr. Peabody’s Improbable History

A children’s financial fairy tale Let’s ask Sherman to set the WABAC Machine to 2006 and see if we can figure out just how Texas got into a big, bad budget mess. Back in 2006,  Republicans of all stripes campaigned … Continue reading

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If government ran like a business …

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Redistricting tops TDP Leadership Memo

The Texas budget is still topping headlines but stories about the redistricting battle starting to cut ahead. The TDP Leaders Memo is full of information about this issue and I’ve appended it below. My favorite comment from the memo comes … Continue reading

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Remember when … ?

Remember when teachers, public employees, Planned Parenthood, NPR and PBS and the gay agenda crashed the stock market, wiped out half of our 401Ks, took trillions in TARP money, spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico, gave themselves billions in … Continue reading

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