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What Does the 2016 Election Mean for Texas?

November 13, 2016
Trump truly is unfit to be president by any and every measure. His is not the Texas way. And Texas may just lead the way out of the nightmare.

Our Democracy is Meant to Deny the Demagogues

November 12, 2016
Donald Trump is the type the U.S. Constitution is supposed to save America from

The 2016 Election: The Future’s Not Ours to See, But Let’s Try Anyway

November 7, 2016
Trump’s racism, misogyny, bullyboy tub-thumping and dangerous ignorance will erode the extreme right’s control in Texas. That will be good for Democrats. It will be good for Texas.
Trump Cruz Abbott Patrick

Governor Abbott Is Trying to Force Women to Bury Fetal Tissue

October 31, 2016
Texas newest plan to deny women access to abortion care is as creepy as it sounds.
Texas Fetal Burial Greg Abbott Abortion

Texas GOP Leaders Still Fighting Marriage Equality

October 31, 2016
The GOP wants the Texas Supreme Court to take away employee benefits for married same-sex couples in Houston.

Texas Has Spent More to Defend Voter ID Than to Promote Voter Turnout

October 31, 2016
Texas Republican officials spend more to suppress voter turnout than promote it.

Ted Cruz's Call to Shrink Supreme Court is Clear Attack on Our Democracy

October 31, 2016
Democracy is imperiled by Cruz and company’s cavalier attacks on its institutions. It’s further evidence that democracy is not their highest value. Power is.
Ted Cruz Court Vacancies

Texas Republicans Created Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Lie

October 26, 2016
Trump’s damaging “rigged election” rhetoric is a monster Texas Republicans created to peddle voter ID.
Trump Texas Republican GOP Monster

“I Love America” – Steinbeck, Trump and American Cheaters

October 24, 2016
Texas Republicans are hugging Trump like children do a binky blanket -- hoping their shared guilt is less damaging than alienating key GOP primary voters.
Trump Cruz Abbott Patrick

One Nice Thing About Donald Trump: He Destroyed Ted Cruz's Career

October 10, 2016
The man without a conscience has nowhere left to go
Donald Trump Destroys Ted Cruz's Career

It is Time the Adults Drove the Political Puppies from the Room

October 9, 2016
If you believe the system is responsible, then change the system. Dramatically.

Why Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is Wrong About Black Lives Matter

October 3, 2016
More disturbing than his hypocrisy is how his words distract from real solutions.
Black Lives Matter

Despite Judicial Committee Hearing, Federal Judge Vacancies Mount to 13

September 28, 2016
Under Cruz and Cornyn, with every occasional judge appointment comes a mountain of new vacancies.

Republican Wants to “Deny the Hispanics a Record Vote” on Racist Textbook

September 22, 2016
Chicano activists don’t want special treatment - they want equal treatment, which starts with equal exposure in schools.
Board of Education, SBOE, Mexican-American Heritage, Textbook, Education

Prospects for School Privatization Schemes

September 21, 2016
Is it just a coincidence that private school funding schemes are gaining steam as a far more diverse bunch of kids are sitting in our public classrooms?
Prospects for Texas school privatization schemes

Texas Republicans Move to Slash Paychecks of 1.2 Million Texans

September 20, 2016
Texas is mounting a costly lawsuit to deny more than a million Texans — and 12.5 million Americans — a long overdue raise.
Texas Republicans Overtime Slash Paycheck

Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick Double-Down on Their Support for Trump

September 16, 2016
Texas' Top Republican Officials Make Sure Everyone Knows How Much They Love Donald Trump
Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick Double-Down on Their Support for Trump