Tag Archives: Texas GOP
At a dessert banquet for Jonathan Stickland, tea party funders convene for their biannual fleecing.
Texas House elections are fun to write about, and they’re crazy as hell. But their primary benefit seems to be their ability to get consultants paid....Read More
The draconian policies favored by the GOP are better described as a war on the American family.
Indeed, if you want a home for policies that restrict legal abortion, that would ban birth control, that decry parental leave as unnecessary, that deride breast...Read More
Texas conservatives may finally have to admit that a bevy of lawsuits can't stop the Clean Power Plan before it goes into effect in 2018.
While conferees still spent time trying to debunk established science and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton opened the conference touting his lawsuit against th...Read More
Honestly, is there anyone less qualified to manage Medicaid than the Texas Legislature?
Few programs are as critical as Medicaid. Texas’ stewardship has been consistently ham-fisted, and yet lawmakers want more control. Maybe the feds should clic...Read More
Campaigning Cruz tries to rev up the Houston business class on crime, abortion and the impending loss of the entire Eastern Seaboard.
On Tuesday, returning to his hometown after another jaunt to New Hampshire, Ted Cruz gave a “State of the Senate” speech to a meeting of a major Houston bus...Read More
Anyone hoping for Lee Atwater-style revelations about the inner workings of a party’s ascendance will be disappointed in Red State. ...Read More
in Texas it is our cities that are left to seriously grapple with citizens’ most urgent needs. ...Read More
Even as the religious right has slipped into a state of unplanned obsolescence on gay rights, marijuana legalization and other culture-war issues, it’s doing ...Read More