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Peremptory Challenge to Legislation

You knew, when he filed it at the end of the second special session, that he’d file it again in the third. He did not disappoint. Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., the anti-choice Democrat from the Valley, is championing a most … Continue reading

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Sarah Davis Is Not a Hero

The Texas House of Representatives just passed HB 15, a bill requiring women to receive a sonogram and a heavy dose of guilt in order to obtain an abortion. Several Ds voted for the bill; one R voted against it, … Continue reading

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Voicemail Time Machine

What is she’s drunk, crazy, or about to kick off a book tour? The 3 best guesses as to why Ginni Thomas left a voicemail for Anita Hill asking her to pray about apologizing to Clarence Thomas. Wednesday night, a … Continue reading

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Rick v. The Coyote

Texas governor Rick Perry shot a coyote while out for a jog with his daughter’s dog. Shot it dead. Shot it dead with his laser-sighted pistol that he carries with him when he jogs. Oh, boy. Is this some weird … Continue reading

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If I Can’t Put Words in Their Mouths, I’ll At Least Put Thoughts In Their Heads. I Hope.

I just transcribed Bill White’s responses to the two abortion-related questions from the February 8th debate. Their questions were driven, I believe, in part by the GOP primary proposition #5—should women be required to view a sonogram before having an … Continue reading

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