Category Archives: politics

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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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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