Tag Archives: Texas Legislature

According to the Right, you’re wrong

Progressives and liberals and Democrats didn’t much care for it back at the turn of the Millennium, when George Bush was anointed president despite handily losing the popular vote. Those were the heady days of hanging chads, frenetic recounts under … Continue reading

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The Legislature’s top priority? Well, it’s not education.

According to the headline, public education was the Texas Legislature’s top priority this session. It ran over a column written by Rep. Charles Schwertner (R-BobPerryPAC) and was published this week in The Cameron Herald and other area newspapers I suspect. … Continue reading

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Consequences of Voter ID

Events have kept me away from this for the last month or so. My apologies. Hopefully, I’ll be able to return to a more regular posting schedule for a while. Now that Gov. Perry and the Tea Party Republicans in … 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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Yay! We’re #1 (for executions)!

A few weeks ago, I compiled some numbers for us to consider as we looked at this scary new budget our state legislature is contemplating. Yesterday, the Texas Tribune published a story detailing the results of a study by 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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