Monthly Archives: August 2011

What does Rick Perry have against American Democracy?

Someone asked why “the lefties” are so afraid of a Rick Perry presidential candidacy. Well, from a Texan’s standpoint, I have to reply that I’m not really afraid of what might happen when reasonable people have the opportunity to weigh … Continue reading

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Some light reading for your Wednesday …

A Talking Points Memo I get a newsletter each week from Texas Democratic Party officials. After an eventful week like last week, the newsletter is chock full of all sorts of interesting reading. Combined with Monday’s link-laden post, this should … Continue reading

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UPDATED: The next time I tell you someone from Texas …

A Talking Points Memo “Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention.” “In Texas, we do not hold high expectations for the [governor’s] office; it’s mostly been occupied by … Continue reading

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Will he or won’t he … ?

We all know he’s going to run … and would hope for it except that some of us remember feeling the same way about The Shrub. In the mean time, Gov Good Hair is ‘s calling the faithful to his … Continue reading

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