Author Archives: nonsequiteuse

Cruz & Cornyn Invest in Themselves Instead of Investing in Texans

Texas senators spend more than almost any other senators do on their office operations: All told, Cruz’s office spent $3.8 million in taxpayer funds from April 2013 through March 2014 on salaries, office equipment and travel to and from the state. … Continue reading

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You Speak for Houston

Back when the Houston It’s Worth It website launched in 2004, it solicited reasons why people consider the city to, in fact, be worth it. This was my submission, #129. An excerpt of my submission was published in the first … Continue reading

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Licenses for Sidewalk Counselors

McCullen v. Coakley got me thinking. Justice Scalia is intent on calling the people who stand outside offering their opinions to strangers entering clinics counselors, not protesters. The plaintiff in the case, Eleanor McCullen, claims she’s just a mother and … Continue reading

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The Bathroom Menace & Other Lies About Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance

Steven Hotze, M.D., recently published these outright lies about the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance: Mayor Parker’s ordinance would include minority status for the so called “transgendered,” allowing a biological male to legally enter women’s public bathrooms, locker rooms and shower areas … Continue reading

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Walking, Alone, as a Woman

Friday nights, I often stay home and skip dinner or eat a little bit of cheese (generally all that is left in the fridge by then), which I know is just about more excitement than any one person can handle. … Continue reading

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