Tag Archives: Texas

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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So, let’s have an election already!

There is still no date in sight for a primary election in Texas — and the “official” filing date has closed — but that hasn’t stopped some Milam County folks from tossing their hats into the ring. We were supposed to … Continue reading

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New data about Texas: It’s worse than we thought

One of the purposes of this blog is to help local Democrats find the information they need to “push back” against the misinformation distributed by right wing propaganda machines like Faux News, Freedom Works, members of the Milam County Tea … Continue reading

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Perry for Sale

Everyone in Texas already knows that the way to Gov. Perry’s heart is through his campaign war chest. So, if you didn’t choke on the bloodthirsty nature of the audience at the Tea Party debate, this Freudian slip should have … Continue reading

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Texas Tea Party Republicans: Rolling back the 20th Century!

A ‘Talking Points Memo’ from the Texas Democratic Party Thankfully, the 82nd Session of the Texas Legislature is over. It turned out to be the most anti-women, anti-immigrant, anti-education, anti-worker, anti-consumer, anti-senior anti-everything legislative session in the history of our … 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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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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