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March 18, 2013

Greg Abbott to Receive Award From Bigot

This Friday the Executive Director of the Houston Area Pastor Council and the Texas Pastor Council, Dave Welch, will award Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott a special award at the organization’s fundraiser. In recent years, Welch has consistently issued...
March 1, 2013

Justice Scalia Calls Voting Rights "Racial Entitlement"

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard the first oral arguments of Shelby County v. Holder. Some believe signs point to the court gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Section 5 requires nine states, mainly located in the South, to get...
February 12, 2013

Dear California Companies - Read the Fine Print

The Lone Star Project has released a 30-second radio ad in California informing businesses that they are welcome to move to Texas, but they should "check the fine print" on Rick Perry's promises: Hello, California, this is Texas...It looks like Rick Perry...
January 25, 2013

Texas Republican Legislator Files Birther Bill

On Wednesday, January 23, Republican State Representative Bill Zedler filed House Bill 650 - a birther bill. The legislation would require any candidate for President or Vice-President to submit his or her birth certificate to the Texas Secretary of State...
January 22, 2013

What's Really in Your Tea, Ted?

In case you missed it last Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz was on Meet The Press. In just 20 minutes, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declared on national TV the following: 1) That the "gun show loophole" does not exist: “You know, there actually isn’t the so-called...
December 19, 2012

Boehner's Plan B: A Disaster For The Economy

Yesterday House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) released his controversial and widely criticized "Pan B" - the Republican counteroffer to advert the so-called "fiscal cliff." Boehner's Plan B would extend the Bush-era tax cuts for those making under $1...
October 3, 2012

Ted Cruz's Conspiracy Theories on the Affordable Care Act

During last night's Texas Senate debate, Republican nominee Ted Cruz expressed some truly out-there conspiracy theories about the Affordable Care Act - namely that it's a slippery slope law towards socialized medicine, and that a law nearly 80 years in...
September 21, 2012

Ryan Booed Loudly At AARP Conference (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan addressed the AARP's National Annual Conference in New Orleans this afternoon . . . and it didn't go well. Watch for yourself as Ryan is booed loudly while lying about the Affordable Care Act.
August 1, 2012

All Aboard The Crazy Train

Last night with only an 8.5% turnout, Texas Republicans nominated conservative extremist Ted Cruz to be their nominee for U.S. Senate. We know the that word "extremist" gets thrown around irresponsibly by folks working in politics and that is why we don't...