Category Archives: politics

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. Statewide Races Governor: Wendy Davis Lt. Governor: Leticia San Miguel Van … Continue reading

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Your Vote Just Got More Important

The Supreme Court ruled just after 5 a.m. this morning that Texas can enforce the Voter ID law that District Court Judge  Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled was unconstitutional: “The Court holds that SB 14 creates an unconstitutional burden on the … Continue reading

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New Leaders Council Houston Chapter Launches

You aren’t doing your job if you’re not thinking about engaging, mentoring, and supporting the people who will do it when you are gone. That’s why I’m on the Houston executive board for New Leaders Council. The mission: New Leaders … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things To Do in A Campaign’s Last Month and One Thing You Should Never Do

Twenty-eight days from today, counting today, will be election day. Early voting in Texas starts in 13 days. This is it. Don’t wait any longer to get involved. At this point, it is all about votes and voters. This will … Continue reading

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These Sneakers Were Made for Filibustering. And Block Walking.

There is only one way that Wendy Davis will beat Greg Abbott. Just one. She has to get more votes than he does. That’s the only way Leticia Van de Putte will beat Dan Patrick, too. More votes. And you only have one. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer, Bras, Republicans, Science, and Lies

A Houston Chronicle article reporting on yesterday’s Komen Race for the Cure™ starts with a quote containing a breast cancer myth: Joann Goodie and her friends huddled in the early morning by Sam Houston Park in downtown Saturday, waiting for this … Continue reading

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