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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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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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