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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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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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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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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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Greg Abbott to Texans: Get Off My Lush, Green Lawn

For the next year, I’ll be telling at least these two stories about Greg Abbott over and over again. Understanding them is critical to understanding what kind of governor he would be—a governor who is concerned about making sure he … Continue reading

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Where Are the Young Women?

This question  often gets asked by a generation that has been working longer than they should have been required to work to secure basic, fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. We could have a long conversation deconstructing what is … Continue reading

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