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I Think He’s Not Waiting For It To Be Legalized

Pot, that is. And by he, I mean David Simpson (R-Longview). Simpson filed a bill in the 84th session that would have removed any reference to marijuana from state criminal law (although he said he’d be fine regulating it the same … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup May 18, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn’t need hindsight to know that invading Iraq was a tragically stupid decision as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff is pleasantly surprised to hear that the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority and US … Continue reading

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It Would Be Funny If It Weren’t the Texas Lege

Tomorrow, in the House State Affairs committee, a bill will be considered. Freshman Rep. Molly White (R-Surely Another Planet) outlined all of the signs she thinks clinics should put up if they perform abortions. You know, to make the clinics … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Amend, Amend, Amend

HB2510 ostensibly deals with sunset review of the Department of State Health Services. Update at the end of this post. A whole passel of amendments just got tacked on that turn it into a de facto abortion bill further restricting and … Continue reading

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Many District Clerks Cannot Answer Questions About Judicial Bypass in Texas

I like to bake. And I like to blog about baking. I’m learning how to make deco rolls, for example. Here are my first two attempts, when I learned that you have to do the letters backward if you want them to … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Roundup April 20, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance honors the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing on the 20th anniversary of that dark day as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff celebrated the city of Houston’s victory in court against the … Continue reading

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Abstinence and Virginity Aren’t The Same Thing

Oh, Texas. We laugh because we’re trying so hard not to cry. Actually, I don’t have any laugh left in me. The situation in Austin has devolved to the point that the only thing keeping me from crying is the … Continue reading

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