Category Archives: Houston

To Donna Campbell, With Apologies to the Scarecrow

A shameful, shameful, and exceedingly bad vote in a Senate committee advanced a bill that would revoke the availability of in-state tuition for Dreamers, the child arrivals who lack all but the documentation that would otherwise assure them of a … Continue reading

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The Memorial Park Land Bridges

I have many thoughts on the park explosion in Houston, and am still organizing them. Certainly, I approve of anyone taking any opportunity to plan natives where invasive species are gaining ground or have taken over. Every time I hear … Continue reading

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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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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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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. See update for some judicial recommendations at the end, posted 10/25/14 and … Continue reading

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