Tag Archives: Milam County Texas

County judge race is not worth crossing party lines

Early voting in the March 4 Primary Election began today. So, it seems like an appropriate time for me to weigh in on the whole thing. Now, without giving anyone “permission” to vote in the Republican Primary, I’m pragmatic enough … Continue reading

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Yes, we’ll have an election

Well, it looks like we will finally have an election. The federal court opened up a new filing window this week, and a couple of people took the opportunity to toss their caps into the political ring. That filing period … Continue reading

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Oh, for a qualified candidate …

Like many of you, I’m a bit dismayed that we were unable to find a qualified candidate to run in the Democratic Primary for Milam County Sheriff. It wasn’t for a lack of trying. We talked to many people about … 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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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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No train wreck here

I suppose that most people haven’t really thought about what’s going on at the State Capitol these days, or what it could mean to them. I don’t mean you — the people who read this blog or the other stuff … Continue reading

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And now a word from the TDP …

For those of you who have asked that I keep you armed with Talking Points for those times you get into a hot and heavy debate with your Tea Party Republican friends … here you go! … from the Texas … Continue reading

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