Author Archives: nonsequiteuse

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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Greg Abbott, Tilting At Windmills

The top issue on Greg Abbott’s campaign website is this pledge: End ObamaCare: Committed to Fighting and Repealing an Unconstitutional Tax I understand that there are plenty of people who don’t like the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, and obviously, … Continue reading

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This payday loan blog post is for you, Greg Abbott and Rod Aycox

I’m pleased that Houston joined the other big Texas cities in passing an ordinance to provide some sort of check on the terrible payday and title loan industry that has sprouted in our state. I believe passionately in the need … Continue reading

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Where Are The Young Women, 2nd Edition *Now with more men!*

If you don’t use Twitter, don’t understand it, don’t care about it, fine. But if that’s how you feel, you don’t get to stand around demanding to know where the young women are, because a whole bunch of them are … Continue reading

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