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Trump Tornado Might Trounce GOP in Texas

June 21, 2016
Get too close to Trump, and you're casting your fate to a dangerous wind.
Trump Tornado Might Trounce GOP in Texas

Children of the Damned? It’s the Adults Who Are Creepy, Not the Kids

June 13, 2016
A glance at the consequences of Texas policy reveals a certain fear and disdain for children among the state's Republican leadership.
Greg Abbott & Donald Trump

The Supreme Self-Regard of Texas Republican Leaders

June 10, 2016
Republicans dominate Texas state government. Consequently, they believe the state-level government is the supreme government, the feds and the locals be damned.
Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton

The Emergency Leave Scandal is Worse Than You Think

June 6, 2016
Attorney General Ken Paxton, Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller are among the culprits abusing the emergency leave provisions.
Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton, Sid Miller

Texas Agencies’ “Hush Money” Settlements May Not Bind Employees to Silence

June 3, 2016
Apparently, Ken Paxton, George P. Bush and others misused an obscure “emergency leave” provision to pay hush money to departing employees.
Hush Money

The Icky Bathroom Obsessions of the Right

May 27, 2016
Republican lawmakers are using transgender people as a scapegoat to draw attention away from the issues that matter.
The GOP's Icky Obsession with Bathrooms

The Texas Economy, Compared to What?

May 6, 2016
Former Gov. Rick Perry used to brag about “the Texas Miracle,” but Texas' economy is failing millions of Texans.

Texas Voters to Speak Loudly March 1

February 26, 2016
The nation is in the middle of some presidential primary elections. And brace yourselves because the circus trains are coming to Texas.
Texas voters to speak loudly March 1

Redistricting: The Erasure of Political Opponents

January 11, 2016
In a very real sense America is no longer a representative democracy. And please don’t throw a “We’re-a-republic” at me. We’re no longer that either.
Redistricting