As the year 20 and 14 draws, blessedly, to a close, let us reflect on that one thing that brought us together: fear. This was a year that saw a succession of freak-outs, each one eclipsing the next in apocalyptic panic.
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Monday was the first day to pre-file bills for next year’s 84th Texas Legislature—and it saw measures on taxes, daylight savings time and nullification.
The Observer‘s staffers examine what the Texas GOP’s election night victories likely mean for the upcoming legislative session.
Voters dealt a devastating blow to Texas Democrats’ hopes of having anything to show for what seemed, for a brief moment, like a turn of fortunes.
Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, is campaigning like hell—how far will it get her? Chris Hooks got on the campaign bus for a few days to find out.
I don’t know about you but I’m already terrified of the next crisis. I don’t know what it is but it’s probably going to be really, really scary—like, scarier than the current crisis. The point is: Be scared. Be afraid. See you at the polls.
In Edinburg on Thursday, Leticia Van de Putte had pointed language for Dan Patrick as she urged students to vote.
The Dallas Morning News came up with a novel reason for endorsing Greg Abbott on Thursday: Wendy Davis would infuriate the Republican Party.
This week in WTF Friday: Dan Patrick is scared and hungry. Konni Burton threatens old people. Ken Paxton Paxtons.
Dan Patrick is probably headed toward victory on Nov. 4. Meanwhile, he’s showing us what’s important to him. Spoiler: It’s ISIS.