Category Archives: politics

Why Is the GOP Backing Shelley Kennedy?

The Houston City Council District C runoff is between two Democratic women. Why are Republicans picking sides and urging GOP voters to elect Shelley Kennedy? Two like Mary Jane Smith and Greg Meyers, who both posted endorsements on November 27th. … Continue reading

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Cagle & Radack Hide from Trans Activists in Court

Cagle and Radack hid from transgender rights activists and refused to sign a proclamation for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Continue reading

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Karla Cisneros Takes Money from I-45 Expansion Firm

Council Member Karla Cisneros took $1,500 from HNTB Holdings LTD PAC, the company that designed the I-45 expansion so many of her constituents oppose. Continue reading

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Oh Beto, Don’t Take Your Love to Town. Or Iowa.

He should run for President! He’s in Iowa! There he is at the airport with Ted Cruz! Maybe he can go solve things in Syria or North Korea! Hang on. Just chill, everyone else. Hands off. Beto, we need you … Continue reading

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Ed Emmett, Time To Pick a Side

At the vigil on Sunday evening at the Jewish Community Center, County Judge Ed Emmett spoke to the crowd assembled to honor and memorialize the victims of the horrific murders in Pittsburgh at the Tree of Life Synagogue: And even … Continue reading

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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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