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April 15, 2016

No More Hi Ho Hi Ho From Texas Republican Officials

When it’s “off to work we go” for Texas Republican state officials there’s very little “hi ho hi ho” being sung these days. It’s one thing for anti-government, right wing ideologues to rail against government. It’s another thing to willfully ruin it...
December 21, 2015

Top 10 News Stories from 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we wanted to look back on a long year in Texas politics and public policy. Rather than pick what we thought the biggest stories were for 2015, we found the posts we wrote that got the most clicks, views, comments and shares...
December 19, 2015
Top 10 Worst Texans of 2015

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2015

As in years past, it was damn near impossible to narrow this list down to just 10. But we managed, and you can be sure that each of the fine folks who made the cut more than earned this dishonorable distinction. So without further ado, check out the video...
December 19, 2015

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2015

As in years past, it was damn near impossible to narrow this list down to just 10. But we managed, and you can be sure that each of the fine folks who made the cut more than earned this dishonorable distinction.
October 30, 2015
meet the antis

Halloween Slideshow: Meet the Anti's

1 of 10 Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Patrick is scary, like really scary. This powerful Anti authored the 2011 law requiring doctors to perform medically-unnecessary, transvaginal ultrasounds before women...
August 21, 2015

How One-Party Republican Rule Hurts Texas

People often say that Texas is a red state, though it is more accurately described as a non-voting state . But with turnout that ranks among the lowest in the nation, restrictive voter laws, and an imbalanced system of redistricting, Republicans have...
August 17, 2015

The Brutal, Inhuman Health Care Policies of Texas

Article first appeared in The Quorum Report. A recent study found that Texas is the only one of the 50 states in which more than 20 percent of the population is without health insurance . That means millions of Texas do not have the quality of health care...