Tag Archives: Houston politics

What The Puck?

OK, really bad title, I know.  But how could I resist? I’m bright red as I confess that even though I watched part of the show, I missed the news that mayoral candidate Annise Parker’s appearance last week on the … Continue reading

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Early Money Is Like Yeast

It makes the dough rise. That’s right – it takes money to make money, and that holds true in a political campaign just as it does in business.   Last week, Ellen Malcolm, founder of EMILY’s List, visited my home … Continue reading

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Fact-Checking Gene Locke

Someone added me to the email list for the Gene Locke Latino Vote Report.  I have a culprit in mind, and it is not Jose Soto, the putative author of the email. Prompted by said unsolicited email, I surfed on … Continue reading

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Gene Locke, Your Legacy Takes Shape Now

Houston’s mayoral has finally turned ugly.  According to tonight’s online edition of the Houston Chronicle: A cluster of socially conservative Houstonians is planning a campaign to discourage voters from choosing City Controller Annise Parker in the December mayoral runoff because … Continue reading

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Campaign Signs: Long Day’s Journey Into Blight

Until about a year ago, a house several blocks down from us displayed a Kathy Whitmire for Mayor sign in the yard. Whitmire’s last run for that office took place in 1991. Should’ve taken a photo before they redid the … Continue reading

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