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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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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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Dear Rep. Schwertner,

You ran on a platform of helping Central Texans find jobs — especially those of us living in Milam County where we are still reeling after Alcoa bailed on us. Nearly every credible economist, including the noted conservative economist Ray … Continue reading

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State budget’s impact on Milam County

We are finally beginning to see what impact Gov. Perry’s proposed budget cuts will have on our area’s economy and it’s not good. The non-partisan Center for Public Policy Priorities analyzed HB1, the governor’s current budget proposal. According to the … 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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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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Look on the bright side. Old folks and poor people will find it MUCH harder to vote!

Boy, the bad news is all over the place. Because of cuts in public education funding, Texas school districts may have to lay off as many as 100,000 teachers next fall. Because our leaders believe we’d just rather not think … Continue reading

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