Category Archives: politics

To My Friends Who Vote for Republicans

Please know that I say this from a place of love and desperation—the blood of the children who have died in school shootings is on your hands. The blood of the students slaughtered in schools, in parks, in churches, and … Continue reading

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Drive-By Sexist Click-Bait from the Houston Chronicle

Today’s New York Times features a graphic showing that so far, just over half of the women running for Congress this year lost their primary races. The fewer women who run, and the fewer who win, the longer it will take … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Also Sick of Your Bullshit

Speculation abounds that someone finally has goat pictures on Paul Ryan damning enough to make him call it quits. Mueller? Trump? Putin? No, no, and no. Occam’s razor, people. Paul Ryan is 48 years old, smack in the middle of … Continue reading

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GOP Dirty Tricks in HD 134

Do you want a symbolic vote, or do you want to win? Symbolic votes don’t win. Majorities do. Continue reading

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Buy Local, Fight Gentrification, Invest in Black Women

Gifts with political heft that support local businesses and organizations? What’s not to love? Here’s the Third Ward edition. Continue reading

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Stan Stanart’s Moment to Be a Hero – Or a Villain

Post-Harvey, Stan Stanart needs to make sure ALL registered voters can vote on election day. Continue reading

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Public-Private Partnerships and Free Speech

We differentiate between the government, private, and charitable/social service sectors for a reason. We need all three in a robust democracy. They all serve different functions and are subject to different rules. While we’re fighting to protect so much else, let’s … Continue reading

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