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GASP! He said it out loud!

The only difference between Florida Republican Jim Greer and a whole passel of Texas Republicans is that he said out loud what they have been incredibly careful NOT to say (and he’s feeling some guilt over it): Voter ID laws … Continue reading

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The tyranny of adequate health care

I don’t get it. I really don’t get it. Now that the dust has settled a little, and folks have had a chance to look at the US Supreme Court decision regarding ObamaCare, I had hoped that the reaction from … Continue reading

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Let’s call it what is really is: a Freeloader’s Tax

Republicans and Tea Partiers are real good at sticking with the Big Lie, especially where it concerns anything that has to do with our president and ObamaCare. You’ve heard the lies and misdirection: from the concept of “death panels” to … 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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Rick-o-nomics and other examples of hypocrisy

Below, I’ve copied the essential parts from the weekly Texas Democratic Party’s Leadership Memo. Included are links to news clips, information on our worsening budget crisis, a legislative update, news on the big rally in Austin tomorrow and talking points. … Continue reading

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Where is the outrage?

I’m on several email lists and I got this one today from BacktoBasicsPAC.org. These are the same people who ran the powerful “Perry is a Coward” ad across the state during last year’s election. We’ll just file this under “Talking … 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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