Author Archives: nonsequiteuse

Speak Up & Speak Out

I believe Free Press Summer Fest and Pegstar should cancel their contract with R. Kelly so he does not perform at FPSF this summer. They should do so because of R. Kelly’s extensively documented history as a sexual predator who … Continue reading

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Doing Business in Texas the Republican Way

I am a small business owner, and an investor in two businesses that offer accommodations to the public, and I am here to tell you that Republican elected officials in Austin and elsewhere are impediments to doing business in the … Continue reading

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I Want To Hear The President Speak

Tonight, the President of the United States will announce he’s taking executive action to change immigration policy because neither he nor our country can wait any longer for Congress to do something. Like their job. If you want to hear … Continue reading

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The Cult of Mommy and The Cult of the Fetus

If I were in charge of lay-out for the New York Times, I would have printed these articles on facing pages: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem Motherhood. Is it a private relationship between a parent and child, or something that gives just about … Continue reading

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What Comes Next: Advice from Simon Rosenberg

I’ve heard Simon Rosenberg speak twice now, and check in on his blog from time to time. Always weighty and thought-provoking. Trust me that I’m not giving anything away by excerpting the end of his post, which you should read … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Battleground Texas

As expected, everybody’s going after Battleground Texas. Republicans, for sure, trying to make us give up. The media, too, who walk the line between wanting to be impartial and objective, but also wanting to sound like experts with the inside track … Continue reading

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Who’s Worried About Turning Texas Into California?

Here is what Greg Abbott means when he talks about beefing up his border security plan: So … ummmmm … plan accordingly.

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