Author Archives: nonsequiteuse

I Want To Hear The President Speak

Tonight, the President of the United States will announce he’s taking executive action to change immigration policy because neither he nor our country can wait any longer for Congress to do something. Like their job. If you want to hear … Continue reading

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The Cult of Mommy and The Cult of the Fetus

If I were in charge of lay-out for the New York Times, I would have printed these articles on facing pages: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem Motherhood. Is it a private relationship between a parent and child, or something that gives just about … Continue reading

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What Comes Next: Advice from Simon Rosenberg

I’ve heard Simon Rosenberg speak twice now, and check in on his blog from time to time. Always weighty and thought-provoking. Trust me that I’m not giving anything away by excerpting the end of his post, which you should read … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Battleground Texas

As expected, everybody’s going after Battleground Texas. Republicans, for sure, trying to make us give up. The media, too, who walk the line between wanting to be impartial and objective, but also wanting to sound like experts with the inside track … Continue reading

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Who’s Worried About Turning Texas Into California?

Here is what Greg Abbott means when he talks about beefing up his border security plan: So … ummmmm … plan accordingly.

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Top Ten Reasons to Vote Early – #3 Will Really Blow Your Mind

Here are my top ten reasons you should vote early instead of on election day. In Harris County, you can find hours, locations, and dates for voting between October 20th and the 31st here. Anywhere else in Texas, check your … Continue reading

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2014 Voting Recommendations

I’m going in order of the ballot, so the DA race will come in the middle of the judges. I’m adding hyperlinks as I have time to do so. See update for some judicial recommendations at the end, posted 10/25/14 and … Continue reading

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