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Vote If They Let You & Raise Hell If There’s a Problem

I like to talk about politics, not for the sake of talking, but in the hope that enough of us getting involved and voting our values can change things for the better. Hate reading about teachers having to dip into … 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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Barbie’s Got a Message for Greg Abbott & the GOP Ticket

Greg Abbott and his surrogates surprised no one when they sunk to new lows with the whole Abortion Barbie campaign. They forgot, however, that Barbie’s got a voice and mind of her own. She’s not just a bathing beauty. She’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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