Author Archives: nonsequiteuse

Dan Patrick Bingo

I’m eager to watch the April 15th debate on immigration in Texas between Mayor Julián Castro and Senator Dan Patrick. So eager, in fact, that I thought I’d familiarize myself with Patrick’s views on immigration. The man stays on point. … Continue reading

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Tired of Hearing About Equal Pay? Try Not Getting Paid Equally And Let Me Know How That Feels

The current GOP talking points in Texas over equal pay—the reality of which is unequal pay, and unequal access to remedies for unequal pay—are the following: If women aren’t being paid equally, it is our own fault for being too … Continue reading

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Adding Cubs to the Pack of Lone Wolves

Two incidents are weighing heavily on my mind these days: The near-destruction of an abortion clinic in Montana. To call it vandalism is to understate the level of chaos and destruction, and the impact on the business and the clients. … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Wango Tango

You may be thinking one of the following thoughts about the news that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott took Motor City Madman Ted Nugent on the campaign trail with him this week: Who cares? Get over it, Democrats. Both of … Continue reading

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Political Math & The Activist’s Lament

The article is fluttering around Twitter as I type: Wendy Davis backs 20-week abortion ban that defers to women A few points I’d like to make quickly while this is still topical: One. When an issue like reproductive justice drives your … Continue reading

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Whose Discourse? Our Discourse!

Someone at MSNBC tweeted something implying that right-wing Republicans’ long history of intolerance and racism might mean they would not appreciate a commercial that features a biracial family being cute about breakfast cereal and heart disease. The response from the … Continue reading

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California? Let’s Talk Texas, Greg Abbott

I find Greg Abbott’s campaign trope, Wendy Davis wants to turn Texas into California, laughable and sad, one more example of a Republican running on fear and culture wars instead of engaging over substantive issues. Could Texas ever cease to be … Continue reading

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