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WATCH: Governor Rick Perry urges Texas Republicans to vote for Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Justice Jeff Boyd, Justice Jeff Brown and Justice Phil Johnson in the March 4th primary.
Rand Paul to GOP: Change your or Texas goes Democratic - Paul’s pitch to Texas Republicans...
Think your representative is "REALLY" representing you??? Think again... and read this: The political elite in Washington thought you weren't looking last month when they slipped through a trillion-dollar spending bill, providing more taxpayer dollars to fund ObamaCare. Unfortunately, several of our own Texas Representatives voted for the massive Omnibus Spending bill (HR 3547) funding ObamaCare. This bill increased discretionary spending by $64 Billion, and it not only funds ObamaCare, but it also includes several other wasteful or dangerous spending items, like: $58.5 Million to expand the NICS firearm background check program; $85.2 Billion in war spending for overseas contingency operations; $5 Billion in IRS enforcement; $4.87 Billion to fund the TSA; $1.4 Billion for Amtrak train subsidies; $612 Million for "Head Start" programs. Worse yet, there were more Texas Republicans than Texas Democrats that voted to fund ObamaCare! That's right, some of the very Representatives that tell you at T.E.A. Part ...
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis must be terrifying to Texas Republicans. Why else would they be resorting to some of the most asinine tactics and ludicrous lies in order to defeat he...
The actions of Texas Republicans with regard to Hispanics this week have been shameful. First, Tea Party activists in McKinney referred to distinguished Senator Leticia Van de Putte as "Barrio Boopsie." Then, a former campaign staffer for Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz tried to organize a hateful "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" game at the University of Texas. So when GOP candidates make token trips to the Valley or take $1 million from the Republican National Committee for Hispanic "outreach," I can't help but shake my head. Like my grandpa always said: "You can put syrup on a cow pie, but that don't make it pancakes." I was raised to drink water out of the hose and treat people with respect. There's a reason that disgusting illegal immigration game did not happen on the UT campus today -- it's because Texans reject what's wrong and stand up for what's right. And no matter where we stand on immigration reform, around here we respect our immigrant friends rather than belittle them. If Greg Abbott and the GOP think ...
Hilarious Quotes Republicans Said During the Government Shutdown - Ted Cruz (R-Texas) "Once again, it...
Republicans said vets had to make sacrifices if you did not receive your disability check during shut down.A Texas congressman sa
Republicans in Texas are voice for the voiceless. MT Imagine a Capitol where the voices of all Texans are heard.
Republicans and Democrats in Texas find common ground in warm fuzzy feelings over
gee, the Texas republicans found their cohones. Maybe the rest of Congress will too?
A Crowded Field for Texas Republicans Makes It Hard to Get Noticed: Breaking out is hard to do, and breaking out...
Even us Texas, including the sane conservative Republicans, are painted negatively like buffoons like Bush Jr. and Perry :/
Thanks to TX - Reproductive health care for young Texas women limited, costly or nonexistent
The resolution was introduced by Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, who cites Holder’s unwillingness to cooperate during...
yes, in the same way I had trouble telling the difference between Texas house republicans
The House Republicans from Texas I spoke to are convinced they'll be voted out by the Tea Party if they adv…
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Cornyn: Republicans must show they are 'responsible adults' and will govern if elected
How President Obama Is Killing Jobs via might want to stop blaming Republicans
20 house republicans from Texas and the south seek to impeach A.G.Holder. Hillbillies.
check this out, DOJ vs Texas for voter suppression then entire goes after Eric Holder?
racist Texas trash GWBush came to WH numb remember he and Republicans stole the election
Hate to say I told you so, but . . .
Why does everyone agree with argument that R's unwilling to offer solutions to ACA problems.
Republicans who are even considering saving Obamacare so they can look like they’re compassionate are begging for a thir…
Because I still have to explain this to Republicans - Texas photo voter ID.
Texas in the morning. The land of republicans
Great quote . “The Republicans believe in the minimum wage - the more the minimum, the better.” Harry S. Truman.
Meet the seven most anti-immigrant Republicans in the House wont forget who they are http:/…
Republicans are useless, defiant do-nothing bums.The ONLY and I mean ONLY thing they want is to destroy O.…
So according to Texas Republicans, Texas is a Blue State, but I highly doubt that They're just trying to make it more red than it already is
lIt's mazing to watch Texas Republicans suddenly became fans of government regulations of business.
we need to thank unions for 40 hr work weeks and minimum wage. Republicans don't like unions coz they r for c…
From Texas Tribune: Karl Rove: Republicans in ‘state of flux’
O'Keefe is playing dress-up with hidden cameras again to attack people at nonprofits helping poor people.
House Republicans introduce resolution to impeach Attorney General Holder
2 nite at the MCRP HQ at Young Republicans event in Conroe, TX @ 7 pm. Topic: Texas Tomorrow.
I just like Texas because of all the Republicans
2014 send home Texas Rep. Pete Olson + 10 Republicans who introduce articles of impeachment against Holder via
so true iam a American indian patriot from texas and conservative iam sick and tired of the dems and re…
Stop! I can't take it any more. "Rep. Wilson, who I will once again point out is from Texas because EFFING OF...
Thank you for following the College Republicans at Texas State University Senator Huffman!
Wow. This is outrageous. Texas Republicans should be ashamed of themselves. Will we see this account in mainstream media? Prob. Not
[Texas GOPers continue this week's Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Holder
Similar demographic shift is happening in Texas. By 2020, Texas will be a Blue State, thus lock Republicans out of the WH for good.
So Texas Rs drew up articles of impeachment for AG Holder. And I'm going to start drinking rn.
Texas Republicans unlikely to bend on bill on Congress: (Spoiler: They're against it.)
As they say in Texas, the group may be "all hat and no horse," but this is at least a one day interesting tidbit.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst asks Texas Republicans in D.C. to look into possible NSA gun show surveillance in the state:
Texas Republicans draw up articles of impeachment for Attorney General Eric Holder
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Please read! This is true - Texas has the lowest voter participation of any state in the union. If we increase...
Collier, Dem for comptroller: on issues, fundraising, and why he's glad he's not a Repub: (via
right! I'm amazed they still aren't blaming Republicans
Photo for baptists, catholics, mormons, muslims, Texas and Utah republicans, Ted Cruz and the entire religious fauna!
Only fraud in the fraud video is the video. Sadly, deluded will repost anything that fits beliefs
Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz might be a thorn in the side of some Republicans around the country, but after just 10 months on the job, the Texas Republican has emerged as the face of the party back home. A new poll finds that Sen. Cruz is the overwhelming favorite among Texas Republicans to be ...
MSNBC’s Craig Melvin interviewed Republican Texas Rep. Michael Burgess in the video that opens this post, asking him to respond to the president’s criticism of Texas Republicans leaving over one million uninsured citizens uncovered. He did not allow the Burgess to spin.
"Unless you have a “Don’t Tread on Me” flag in front of your home, you’ve probably never heard of Toby Marie Walker, president of the Waco Tea Party. But you can bet Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and lots of other top Texas Republicans have her number on speed dial."- Forrest Wilder
Rick Perry, Greg Abbott and Texas Republicans won’t want to hear this: yesterday was our biggest online fundraising day of the year. The polls show Wendy Davis can win. If we keep it going, Wendy will have what she needs to take on the anti-woman GOP and turn Texas blue. We’ve only got one female Democratic governor in the country right now, and I can think of no better person to change that. You’ve got 12 hours to give and help launch Wendy toward victory. Give now. Donate $3 or more to help us make a splash with our moneybomb to provide Wendy the resources she needs to win. We’ve got an opportunity here to deal a big blow to Republican extremists. If we can turn Texas blue, we can win anywhere. Thank you, Elisabeth Pearson Democratic Governors Association
I want Mr. Cruz stop falsely claiming he represents 27 million Texans. He does NOT represent me or the over three million Texans who voted for Paul Sadler in 2012. It isn’t even clear that he represents the nearly half million Texas Republicans who voted for Dewhurst in the runoff. Nor is it clear that he represents the Texas registered voters who did not vote or the millions of Texans who are not registered voters. He is not listening or representing millions of Texans.
California Republicans and Texas Democrats find much common ground. California Democrats and Texas Republicans are from 2 different planets.
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Vogue magazine has done a piece on fashionable state Sen. Wendy Davis, wanting to know what's in her closet. So do Texas Republicans.
Texas Republicans out done by North Carolina Southern Republicans in voter suppression.
Oh yeah.. the Texas Republicans are the worst.
Texas "We discriminate against not African Americans... That Would be Wrong!"
Watching The Daily Show around Texas Republicans is like kicking a sleeping bear and hoping it doesn't eat you alive.
Texas Republicans fear black cats mostly because they're black.
It's rare that I agree with crazy, gun-toting Texas Republicans, so I figure it's worth making a note here.
Texas Republicans say: We're not racists! We're just trying to make a partisan power grab!
Texas Republicans want Wendy Davis to foot the bill for special sessions
-- Texas Republicans have feet of clay. If the Dems develop any kind of competition, the GOP will blow up.
At the rate are moving to *** people off, may win. In a year is a very long time off
"I'll be real honest with you. The Republican Party doesn't want black people to vote[bcause] 9-to-1 for Dems."
But don't you dare say they're racists
What is and the end of the all about? Let's ask some
Wendy Davis in 2014: Will the pro-abortion state senator go for the governorship? Texas Republicans
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At least a few Texas Republicans are gunning for a Wendy Davis 2014 campaign. Here's why:
From South Carolina to Texas, Republicans are trying to restrict voting rights. Fight back:
Women are not property: A concept lost on Texas Republicans
As I said in the book...Texas Democrats have a serious card up their sleeve: Texas Republicans.
Must See Clip of Texas Activist Extra-do-Naire putting it to the Texas Republicans and Telling All to Bill Maher:...
Attorney General Eric Holder tells Texas Republicans hold your horses on that Voter ID Bill!
Memo to Texas Republicans: Texas Women will win. Shut up and sit down. You can't arm yourself with guns. You can't quote the Bible. Texas women will demand their rights. You just lose and lose and lose if you don't get that. I know. I spent a lot of time in Texas. Texas is not a Republican State. It is a populist State and women and minorities control the state when they are enraged. Extremism will lose and when Texas turns Democratic (as it will soon unless the Republicans find a way to appeal to women and Hispanics) there will be no Republican President in our lifetime.
Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions.
Texas Republicans succeeded in moving a controversial abortion bill forward early Wednesday morning, despite objections of House Democrats who accused conservatives of refusing to consider any of their amendments.
A review of some current political events from the perspective of Texas Republicans: * Denying citizens their right to participate in their state government: OK * Denying Democratic Senators the opportunity to address the chamber during debate of a bill: OK * Prohibiting discussion of abortion regulation in Texas during a debate about...abortion regulation in Texas: OK * Prohibiting discussion of Roe v Wade during debate about abortion: OK * Conducting votes on legislation OUTSIDE of the legislative session: OK * Falsifying government documents: OK * Redistricting so white men will be ensured a win: OK * Citizens participating in the democratic process: TERRORISM
Texas House committee approves abortion restrictions: Texas Republicans have voted to move for...
Texas Republicans are moving forward with their second attempt at passing a new set of restrictive abortion laws, and appear poised to prevent state Sen. Wendy Davis—or any of the thousands of protesters and lawmakers who stand beside her—from stopping the legislation.
Wendy Davis supporters roar their approval at rally in protest at Texas abortion bill Davis headlines rally attended by several thousand people as legislators begin special session to try to force through bill Wendy Davis was rather more concise than a week earlier, but the effect of her latest speech was the same on Monday: cheers and chants from her energised legion of fans protesting the latest attempt by Texas Republicans to pass one of the country's most restrictive abortion laws. The state senator from Fort Worth headlined a rally, attended by several thousand people, as legislators prepared to begin a special session designed to force through the bill that was thwarted in large part thanks to Davis' marathon filibuster. Activists, actors and politicians joined Davis on the steps of the state capitol in Austin to protest against a Republican-backed bill that will ban abortions after 20 weeks and, opponents say, force all but five of the state's 42 abortion clinics to close. This time, Davis stood an ...
On Sunday's Disrupt show on MSNBC, host Karen Finney wondered by Texas Republicans are "trying to harm the health of women in the state" by passing laws against abortion inst...
Texas Republicans want to ban abortion at 20 weeks. If the state moves forward, it would be the 13th to do so.
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from FED UP with Governor Rick Perry- Perry signs into law and makes permanent a Congressional district map which was drawn by the Federal District Court and only meant to be temporary. Can you say, "future law suit?" "Earlier last year, Texas Republicans attempted to pass a more aggressive map, but a federal court in Washington, D.C., struck it down also under Section 5. A San Antonio-based federal court ordered lawmakers to use an interim map instead. "Last month, Perry called the state legislature into a special session to deal with the congressional and legislative maps. Republicans, who dominate both chambers in Texas, intended to pass the court-ordered interim map used in the 2012 elections into law. They accomplished that this week, sending the maps to the governor’s desk. "Texas Democrats could still challenge the map in court under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The high court did not touch that provision, which outlaws intentional discrimination in voting laws."
ON TONIGHT'S SHOW we are fortunate to have a panel comprised of organizers of the alleged "unruly mob", Shelby Alexander and Debbie Russel as well as participants Katie Heim and her 16 year old son Lyndon. of us sat glued to the live feed on YouTube earlier this week as Texas Republicans were posed to pass Senate Bill 5. SB 5 would effectively end women's access to abortion as lawmakers have already done in several other flyover states as well as across the South. What they didn't count on was Wendy Davis who effectively fillibustered for 11 hours nor what Dewhurst would later dub an "unruly mob". Also, Hidden Histories of the Jane Collective miss it! every Friday @ 7:30pm on KPFT 90.1FM in Houston, 89.5 in Galveston, 89.7 in Huntsville, & on the World Wide Web
From Gorilla Pig: "Folks, what's happening in Texas right now is is no longer just about abortion. Now, it's also about Texas Republicans lying, cheating and stealing to get their way, including falsifying records and scheduling a special session to re-do the vote they lost this week. "Let's show the women of Texas (and the men that support them) that they have our support more than ever. Please use this icon for your profile image and share it with your friends." ~Katie
David Dewhurst, Rick Perry and Texas Republicans are trying to shut down all but five abortion clinics in the state, forcing women into back-alley abortions, creating a black market for ad-hoc abortion pills, and denying women the family planning services provided by these clinics. Who's attacking t...
So now that I've had a chance to reflect on my rant yesterday, which was primarily directed at my liberal friends, and especially now that Gov Perry is calling a special session, it's time to write something directed at my conservative friends. I feel that my outrage yesterday at the Texas Democrats' (and much of the country's) response to SB5 is justified. To me, the liberals demonstrated what they believe in: abortion on demand without any restrictions or concerns for the well being of women or the society at large. That said, it is time for us right to life folks to step back for a moment and recognize this bill for what it is. This is Governor Perry and the Republican party reshaping the argument. The Republicans are now offering their own version of abortion on demand. Somewhere along the way, Texas Republicans decided that they will present a pro abortion bill that will put in place a few regulations. Due to the fact that this is a "conservative" bill and due to the fact that the Democrats reacted s ...
Scalia's dissent must have been written by the ghost of Andrew Jackson. It is in these words that we come to appreciate what a lover of mankind this man isn't. The women of Texas are my new heroes and the newspaper/media outlet that provided the live feed from this bastien of manly man government showed just what morons the Texas Republicans are. They will surely(don't call me Shirley)be under a microscope on their second attempt.
Following a titanic political drama, top Texas Republicans said they failed to pass new abortion restrictions. "Regrettably, the consititutional time for the 83rd Legislature had expired," Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told lawmakers at 3:02 a.m.
Speaking of time warps, did you all hear about how Texas Republicans modified their computer clocks in order to pass a vote that they wanted taken care of? I'm unclear about whether they passed the anti-abortion bill or if it got blocked by Senator Wendy Davis' filibuster or not, but you have to admit that the Texas legislature is completely despicable.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Amid the deafening roar of abortion rights supporters, Texas Republicans huddled around the Senate podium to pass new abortion restrictions, but whether the vote was cast before or after midnight is in dispute.
Despite their best, and absolutely corrupt efforts, Texas Republicans couldn't beat the determination of Senator Wendy Davis, Texas Democrats and the very vocal women's rights advocates who flooded...
I hope all Texas republicans get stuck in a pre-sneeze state for the rest of their lives.
Ironic how Texas Republicans wouldn't let Wendy Davis carry the filibuster to term.
because Texas Republicans are the masters of dirty political tricks.
Whatever they do tomorrow - lie, cheat, steal - Texas Republicans LOST THE WAR tonight!
Texas Republicans also seem unclear on the basics of parliamentary procedure.
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9 out of 10 doctors agree, Texas Republicans need a good ole slap in the face.
“Texas Republicans claim to know the exact moment at which life begins, but can’t comprehend ‘midnight’.”
According to Texas Republicans, god created the world in seven days, which were each 24 hours and one minute long.
Today the Internet shouted about Texas Republicans breaking the law and reported about the Kardashians and muffins.
Texas Republicans don't even support a clock's right to choose what time it is for itself.
BREAKING:Texas republicans, having been defeated by the 12am rule, have declared, "it's 10pm somewhere" & continue to vote.
Texas Republicans now telling rest of Senate about the time-turner they stole from Dumbledore's office.
AWESOME: Texas Republicans pass ban on abortions after 20 weeks and new restrictions on abortion clinics -
The Texas Republicans realize that 180,000 of us witnessed them calling a vote after midnight? Right?
Lol. Texas Republicans thought they could change time. I'm surprised they didn't change it back to 1955.
"Texas Republicans pass new abortion bill expected to close nearly every abortion clinic in the state."
Texas Republicans. Your nation's prime example of corrupt power and patriarchy.
Just got an IM from a UK colleague asking what I was working on so late. "watching Texas Republicans film Democ…
Republicans have passed new restrictions expected to close almost every abortion clinic in the state
In an unexpected motion, Texas Republicans have voted to move midnight to 1am.
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The Texas Republicans just signed they're own will. This state is going blue.
Weird how Texas Republicans won't let Wendy Davis carry this filibuster to term.
So we all just saw the same thing right? Texas Republicans just broke the law AND denied how time works? Mmmkay. Just c…
Dear Texas Republicans, . Why ya'll gottta be so douchey? . xoxo Kat and her lady bits.
UPDATE: Republicans pass abortion law after marathon attempt
Recap: Texas Republicans hold vote on after legislature is dissolved by state constitution, lie to then doctor webs…
I'll be sick if I see the Texas republicans walk all over what women have fought so long for. The right to …
Texas Republicans illegally passes an unconstitutional law while 180k people watch on youtube.
Texas Republicans' understanding of time is as sophisticated as their understanding of biology.
BREAKING NEWS: Texas Republicans pass strict new abortion curbs, overcoming long filibuster, and chaos in Senate chamber as deadline neared.
Texas Republicans are showing the Muslim Brotherhood how to surpress women's rights through the democratic process. Thanx, ***
Texas’ special session ends at midnight on Tuesday. And if state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) can continue speaking until that point about the dangerous effects of SB 5, an omnibus abortion bill that Texas Republicans are currently attempting to push through the extra lawmaking session, she’ll effectively b...
Courage, in the face of evil, this lovely lady stands up to fillibuster against Texas bills limiting a woman's Constitutional rights in that soon to be Blue backward state!
Texas Republicans passed a sweeping bill late Sunday night that would close the vast majority of the state’s abortion clinics and ban abortions after 20 w
What is going on in Texas with the abortion issue is the pathetic, squirming, sneaky under cover of dark shenanigans of the pathetic Right-to-Life hypocrites and their disgusting attack on women and women's health and reproductive issues, lead by Thick Rick Perry and the Yahoos that are the Texas Republicans. Shame on them, shame on them.
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Texas Republicans voted to approve a sweeping abortion measure that will shut down 37 of the state’s 42 abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Texas State Capitol yesterday to voice their opposition to Senate Bill 5. The bill aims to ban abortion after 20 weeks, force clinic doctor...
That awkward moment when Texas Republicans are pushing HB60 and it turns out women can vote in Texas.
The finance primaries started this week and the special session has another week to run, but the season's first skirmishes among Texas Republicans are starting to appear.
Texas Republicans want Ted Cruz over Rick Perry for 2016 - Also want Ted Cruz,Rand Paul,Darrell Issa, TreyGowdy 2 run
Subject: Politifact Fact Check Swings in Our Favor Dear SREC Members and County Chairs, Chairman Munisteri requested that I send out this Politifact Fact Check article on Karl Rove’s statement about Texas Republicans winning, on average, about 40% of the Latino vote statewide. This is a very important and true statistic to have on our side and it is good a good sign that Politifact has given it a “mostly true”. Feel free to contact Chairman Munisteri if you have any questions. Karl Rove says Republicans running in Texas draw 40 percent of Latino vote on average Share this story: Republican consultant Karl Rove thinks Georgia Republicans need to stump more like their Texas counterparts. In a May 18, 2013, speech at Georgia’s GOP state convention, Rove said Republicans have "got to get outside of our comfort zone and go places Republicans are not comfortable going," according to a transcript provided to us by Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Daniel Malloy. "And we’ve got to get candidates who ...
Texas Republicans are at it again, with Governor Rick Perry calling a special session of the legislature to...
Texas Republicans used redistricting to reduce the voting power of the state's soaring minority population. They might have gotten away with it if it weren't for a crucial Civil Rights measure--which the Supreme Court may now be poised to strike down.
In a speech made to a gathering of Texas Republicans last month, Tea Party activist Ken Emanuelson claimed that the GOP does not want black people to vote unless they are do so for Republican candidates, according to the Houston Chronicle. “I’m going to be real honest with you, the Republican Party…
Texas Republicans' days are numbered. Change is coming in the Lone Star ...
Governor Perry, You’re OUR Only Hope. Please VETO SB 346 and HB 1600. These bill are on your desk now. Please veto them to help protect Texans. In light of the IRS scandal, you would think that Texas Republicans would not be so foolish as to vote for SB 346 in the state legislature, but apparently they are that foolish. The legislation, in Texas of all places, would require nonprofits engaged in politics to disclose all their donors. “Shouldn’t they,” you may say. Oh *** ‘NO’ they should not. Please Governor Perry, veto SB 346. Should it pass, it would enable the intimidation and bullying of conservatives, driving his very base of support from the public arena. He is now the only hope for Texas conservatives." HB 1600 - ... "the granting of emergency cease and desist authority in Section 1.03 of this bill is a major problem. Section 1.03 would give the PUC the authority to issue a cease and desist order on its own authority without going to district court. The PUC could also issue a cease ...
Perry & Texas GOP Leaders on State Payroll for 118 Years! Texas Republican leaders have set the standard for entrenched professional politicians Rants against “government employees” and “career politicians” have been a staple of Republican campaign rhetoric for years. Even though he is paid more by taxpayers than any other governor in the country, no one rails harder against government spending and government employees than Rick Perry. However, despite attempts to portray themselves as anti-government outsiders, Rick Perry and Texas Republicans are setting the standard for entrenched, out-of-touch, government dependent, professional politicians. Texas Republicans make up an entrenched political class of state payroll lifers It might surprise some observers – and Tea Party activists – to know that not only has Rick Perry been on the Texas payroll for over 28 years, the other five top GOP state office-holders have been drawing a state paycheck for between 14 and 20 years and counting. The six to ...
Exactly why Texas Republicans are not known as the Science Party - Well, and they think Darwin is a loon -
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker urges Texas Republicans to be optimistic at Dallas event this out. He was excellent!
Blog: Texas Republicans unswayed by Obama; Rep. Pete Sessions sees "insatiable" desire to spend and tax
Tara Culp-Ressler at Think Progress reports on how Texas Republicans are trying to ban Planned Parenthood from participating in sex education because they don’t teach kids to hate themselves and fear their bodies. The debate over this, as is usual with the Texas legislature, was a demonstration of h...
Texas Republicans were shocked to learn that their 2011 legislative efforts to defund family planning will result in more unplanned pregnancies and cost $273 million.
Texas Republicans peddling the claim that Planned Parenthood is trying to hook kids on sex.
Just sent this off to Sara Legvold, Bill Eastland, Leslie Recine, Jim Borchert, Jean McIver, Tom Washington, Janet Jackson, Frank Steed: Tarrant County SREC Members, and Others: By now many of you have been contacted by Texas Republicans concerned about action the State House GOP Caucus appears ready to take Monday toward taking a caucus position on extending Medicaid in Texas, pursuant to the provisions of the ACA (Obamacare). Some of you are wondering why that's coming up right now in such force, and why any resolution would be desired from the SREC at this time specifically. The answer is that, as Russ Duerstine noted in the Rules Committee today, sometimes things hit Friday afternoon while the SREC is in committee. This is one of those issues. It was announced today that a meeting has been called of the State House Republican Caucus for this Monday at 1pm, where they will be given presentations on this topic and then asked to vote on a position of the House GOP Caucus. While all of us would hope th .. ...
The left-leaning Public Policy Polling has found an overwhelming support from Texas Republicans to impeach President Obama, including 30 percent of the state’s Hispanics. Shockingly, 12 percent of Democrats are in favor of ousting the newly reelected president.
One top state official wants gun makers in seven states to flee critics and move to Mississippi. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, sent letters Thursday to 14 gun manufacturers suggesting they should relocate. The companies are in Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina. “I am personally inviting you and your company to come to the great state of Mississippi,” Gunn wrote in a letter to Colt’s Manufacturing Co. “In our state, you will not be criticized for providing good to the law abiding citizens who enjoy hunting, shooting or who just want the peace of mind that comes with the constitutional right to protect their families.” Leaders from other states have sent letters to some or all of the companies asking them to come to their homes. Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, both Texas Republicans, have made overtures. Also chiming in have been U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., and officials from Alabama, Idaho, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and ...
Texas Republicans are already trying to broaden their base to stave off a Democratic comeback.
All Three Senators Who Voted Against John Kerry Are Pro-Keystone XL, Anti-Science, Climate Deniers Repost This Comment on this StoryEmail this story The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the nomination of Sen. John Kerry as the new Secretary of State, by a vote of 94-3. The three "no" votes were cast by infamous climate denier James Inhofe (R-OK), and two anti-environment Texas Republicans, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. All three Republican Senators, Cornyn, Cruz and Inhofe signed the letter to President Obama last week calling for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would lead to the expansion of the Alberta tar sands, one of the dirtiest megaprojects on earth. John Kerry is praised for his environmental record as a Senator, and he's widely anticipated to uphold his leadership role on climate change issues as Secretary of State. During his confirmation hearings, Kerry promised to make climate change a top priority at State. "I will be a passionate advocate about this, but not based on ideology ...
A majority of Texas Republicans support impeaching President Obama, according to a poll released today by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling. Sixty-seven percent of self-identified Republicans and 39 percent of all of those polled believe the president should be impeached. While 50 percent...
I saw on Drudge that a recent poll found that 67% of Texas Republicans want Obama impreached. In related news...Water is Wet!
If yesterday’s news of “Battleground Texas” was an attempt to put Texas Republicans on the defensive, Texas Democrats might need to rethink the strategy. After all, when has Rick Perry ever played defense?
The fiscal cliff bill has passed the U.S. House with the support of four Texas Republicans: U.S. Reps. Pete Sessions...
Grumbling about House Speaker John Boehner has grown in recent weeks. Some voters, irate over the fiscal cliff deal, have been urging Texas Republicans to give him the boot Thursday when he formally stands for election at the start of the 113th Congress. Incoming freshman Steve Stockman, ...
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, who represents parts of Travis County, was one of four Texas Republicans to vote Tuesday to avoid tumbling off the fiscal cliff.
The all-consuming "fiscal cliff" saga came to a dramatic end late Tuesday with a deal that won the support of only a handful of Texas Republicans.
WASHINGTON – All but four Texas Republicans in the U.S. House voted against the deal that ended the fiscal cliff showdown late Tuesday, despite support from top GOP leaders.
Here is the vote. 62% of Republicans voted against. Kevin Brady (TX-02) and Lamar Smith (TX-21) were Texas Republicans joining Speaker Boehner, Paul Ryan, & the democrats supporting the bill. Ron Paul did not vote.
Obama prepares for immigration bill push - USA Today White House aides say a comprehensive immigration reform plan is on the agenda as the Obama administration's "next big political project," but it has to wait until the fiscal cliff crisis is resolved. Citizenship becomes focus of immigration fight - Wall Street Journal While both major political parties are talking immigration reform, a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants remains a sticking point. Most Democrats are pushing for citizenship, but many Republicans are reluctant to take it that far. Colorado becomes fourth state with immigration compact - Salt Lake Tribune Colorado is the latest state to adopt a "compact" similar to Utah's on immigration, with guiding principals for comprehensive immigration reform. The plan is being backed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. U.S. health care could shrink for illegal immigrants - USA Today When President Obama's health reform plan is fully implemented, undocumented immigrants are expected to mak ...
nearly 2/3s of texas presidential votes cast were straight ticket: Republicans did about nine points bet...
"In Texas, even the people with dreadlocks are republicans." - "Yeah, with dreadlocks and guns!"
The Wall Street Journal reports that the law's implementation is turning into one pratfall after another.
Oh my goodness... what horror unfolding in the USA . my thoughts go to the families and also to those suffering loss elsewhere in the world at the hands if conflict and violence... why can't we have peace on earth now. enough of all the bloodshed...
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF LABOR By: Patrick J. Buchanan In 1958, Senate Minority Leader William Knowland, his eye on the 1960 GOP nomination coveted by fellow Californian Richard Nixon, went home and declared for governor. Knowland’s plan: Ride to victory on the back of Proposition 18, the initiative to make right-to-work the law in the Golden Land. Prop. 18 was rejected 2 to 1. Knowland’s career was over, and the Republicans were decimated nationally for backing right-to-work. Badly burned, the party for years ran away from the issue. This history makes what happened in Michigan, cradle of the United Auto Workers, astonishing. A GOP legislature passed and Gov. Rick Snyder signed a right-to-work law as libertarian as any in Red State America. The closed shop, where a worker must belong to the union before being hired, is dead. The union shop, where an individual must join the union once hired, is dead. The agency shop, where a worker cannot be made to join a union but can be required to pay dues if the ...
College Republicans at Texas send our most sincere condolences to the Newtown community in Connecticut. Our...
Amid a flurry of lame duck ALEC based legislation they passed, Michigan Republicans also passed legislation aimed at creating a safety net for their theft of democracy.
Can we just move the NRA and all those Republicans to Texas and declare Texas its own country? I think it's big enough.
Share this with everyone who is concerned about the future of Texas.
Texas Republican yells at fellow Republicans on climate denial.
he grew up in Texas. Most people in Texas are Republicans. Is this a surprise?
I'm tired of going to Krogers for White Castle. All these Republicans in Texas and we can't get a White Cast
What separates Tea Party Conservatives & establishment Republicans?Tea Party "Conservative" is an identity. "Republican" is job description
what drugs are you on.I live in Texas, republicans have the title of being prejudice
what's the best way to reach out to Hispanic?Texas is 40% Hispanic.The Republicans can't win the White House without it
What's it going to take to AVOID the Fiscal Cliff?
Rick Perry had a C average at Texas A&M. Susan Rice was a Rhodes scholar. Republicans still think Perry more qualified than Rice.
Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to be the next secretary of state after the embattled U.N. ambassador ran into a standoff with Republicans over an attack on Americans in Libya...
First class flyers are *** .. Or maybe they're just republicans flying to Texas...
Do you know how many of my Texas followers are minorities and republicans 90% stfu
There are no moderates. Not anymore. There is a left and a right and those who say they are moderates are surrendering to the left. Like a famous man from Texas once said; “you’re either with us or against us.” Some people just don’t want to accept the truth because they just can’t believe that it could happen here. Some may eventually see the truth. But, it will only happen when it directly affects them and they are unable to rationalize or shift blame elsewhere. A normal person when faced with indisputable evidence will capitulate to the truth. This is not the case for many on the left. They are so convinced they are doing the right thing that facts no longer matter. The republicans in Washington must be and act like conservatives. If they don’t they must go, period. If we are unable to do this then a third party is the only option. The timing is better than it has been for the last one hundred years. What have we got to lose? After eight years of Obama almost everyone will be ready for a ch ...
Already, today has been a HUGE day for the reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA). This morning, Senator Rubio of Florida® and Senator Leahy of Vermont (D) presented a letter on the importance of renewing and reauthorizing the TVPRA. This morning there wa...
TX Republicans reconsider cuts to women’s health clinics after realizing unintended pregnancies likely to rise
Harry Belafruitcake: "Obama should act like 3rd world dictator and throw Republicans in jail." Oh yes, please try - and start here in Texas.
Republicans join in? About time. Championing the Farm to Table Food Movement
If Applejack the pony will be a human, she will live in Texas and supports Republicans.
Unions in Michigan are facing a new reality. They'll have to convince their members to keep paying dues after Republicans passed a law that makes Michigan a right-to-work state. Governor Rick Snyder put his signature on the law.
Texas and the Republicans petition to secede from the Union. Humorous commentary by stand-up comic Tere Joyce.
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Is it Time For Republicans to Give Up the Fight over the Fiscal Cliff?
Norquist is an ideologue and an obstructionist. Tell Texas Republicans: Dump Grover Norquist
Texas Republicans are realizing that cutting birth control access increases unintended pregnancies.
Republicans are afraid of the boogey man! Or is it Christians? Not sure... Read this it's awful
Looking forward to speaking with the Texas College Republicans at their meeting in January.
Apparently Texas House pledge cards existed in 2010: At least, anti-Staus ones did.
Tell Texas Republicans: Dump Grover Norquist Just signed this and passing it on!
Tell Texas Republicans: Dump Grover Norquist just signed it and will be forwarding to all I know
Lawmakers discover (gasp!) people more likely to have unintended pregnancies w/o access to the Pill!
ICYMI - Texas Republicans are shocked to learn that birth control prevents pregnancy
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) urged state lawmakers Tuesday to pass more restrictions on abortion, and proclaimed that his end goal is to outlaw the procedure entirely.
Cathie Adams served for less than a year as chair of the Texas Republican Party before being unseated...
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal touted his state’s school voucher program, currently bogged down by legal fights, as a model for the nation on Tuesday.
From John Carter: ALERT, HAPPENING RIGHT NOW: Tons of cops...riot cops, cops on horses, even cops on the roof of high rise buildings surrounding the capitol. Pepper spraying going on. A former US Congressman, Mark Shauer from my district, even got sprayed! AFP/Tea Party tent got tore down and their equipment was destroyed. Fox News Contributor Steven Crowder got his *** kicked too after provoking and agitating protesters.
Information from William L. Cawthon, a founding LS member and author of our study, "The South As Its Own Nation." Public Policy Polling, of Raleigh, North Carolina, rated as the most accurate in its last poll for the 2012 Presidential election, has recently released extremely interesting and valuable data on polls it took between November 30 and December 2, 2012 for the U. S. and for Georgia. You should go to this site for details. The questions include this one: Do you favor the secession of your State because of Barack Obama's reelection? The results are amazing. Eighteen percent (18%) of all the people polled in the U. S. favour the secession of their State because of Obama's reelection, as do 26% of Georgians. One-half of Georgia Republicans who have an opinion (42%), favour the secession of Georgia! As I recall, this is the exact relative percentage of Texas Republicans who favoured the secession of Texas from a poll of a year or two ago. The cross tabs also give the date for age group, i ...
At this rate, the climate in Dallas in 20 years will be that of traditional Central America. OMG republicans want to grow coca in Texas.
ew Texas is for republicans don't move there
I'm going to Texas where the republicans are cc:
Tell TX GOP congress to abandon him MT Norquist has negative favorability rating - with Republican voters
Indeed. And Michigan, and Wisconsin have about the same % of House Republicans as Texas and Georgia.
Denton R Myra Crownover, who won her late husband's seat 12 years ago, now leads Texas House Republicans
I frequently disagree with but this petition is useful. The pledge needs to go!
Mr. Blatt is bad mouthing Texas & republicans. I'm turned around in my seat lmao
I need to leave Texas. They'll never legalize weed. Too many republicans
Uh, I had several North Texas Republicans tell me he should stick to sports.
Perry's comments on immigration got him in trouble w/ Tea Party & other conservatives during the GOP primary. But...
When Texas Gov. Rick Perry made news last year for saying that those who opposed the education of immigrant kids...
Like let me go to texas. Republicans and cowboys fans
RT_ (Cafe con Leche GOP)"Should Republicans look to Texas for inspiration? ...
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comments on got him in trouble with Tea Party activists and other conservatives...
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Should Republicans look to Texas for immigration inspiration?: Source: --- Sunday, December ...
The problems with Texas health care come from the top - reality denying Republicans.
Should Republicans look to Texas for immigration inspiration? via
Should Republicans look to Texas for inspiration?
Should Republicans look to Texas for immigration
Phil Bryant, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- all Republicans --...
For those of you who don't know, is a sick cult of bigoted Republicans and hick farmers. Don't go there!
Should Republicans look to Texas for immigration inspiration?
Are there any exceptions? No — although lots of Texans believe their state has a special "opt-out" clause (31 percent, according to a 2009 Rasmussen poll). Part of that may be due to Gov. Rick Perry (R), who told a crowd that year that when the former Republic of Texas "came in the Union in 1845, one of the issues was that we would be able to leave, if we decided to do that." But he was wrong, says Jeff Turrentine at Slate. "Texas' so-called 'right' to secede is no more than a politically emboldening myth, the boastful residue of the decade it spent as a sovereign nation before joining America." Still, the Lone Star State does have "an unusual ace up its sleeve" — its annexation papers do allow Texas to unilaterally split in to as many as five states. Some Texas Republicans posit that faced with the threat of eight new Republicans tilting the balance of the Senate, Washington would let the Texas offshoots leave without a fight. What would happen if the feds let states go peacefully? First of all, "it ...
If you were thinking of going to Book People and picking up a copy of Dorris Kearns Goodwin's book that the movie, Lincoln, was based prepared to add your name to a list. And then, go buy the Ann Richard's book by Jan Reed. Go home - eat a plate of leftovers, check on the yoga class schedule...for tomorrow, and read. Finally, wonder how in the *** Texas Republicans can do the crap they do and still claim Lincoln. Get furious for a moment. Reflect upon Nate Silver's directions to be a Fox not a Hedgehog. Try to calm down. P.S. No smoking.
TX Sen. Nelson has pre-filed a ridiculous bill that requires drug testing applicants for TANF. But for Gov. Perry and Lt. Gov. Dewhurst don't think it goes far enough.
The fresh face from the Bush political dynasty has thrown the political gauntlet, filing papers in anticipation of a 2014 political bid. Is George...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Politicians in Washington may be talking about compromising on the federal budget, but in Texas, Republicans are taking an early, hardline stance on state spending.
Hey, Texas Republicans, how about the odds of this guy being caught in a men's room with a cop?
Eight more Texas US senators? Texas has a right to them. The following paper appeared in the Texas Law Review. This paper is posted on SSRN. This is the article's abstract as posted on SSRN. Kesavan & Paulsen, "Let's Mess with Texas" appearing in Texas Law Review, Vol. 82 (2004), pp. 1587-1620. ABSTRACT: Texas Republicans have been thinking way too small. The redistricting battles of 2003-2004 are nothing compared to the powerful political potential posed by Texas's prerogative, confererred by an Act of Congress, to divide itself into five states. A relatively obscure provision of the 1845 Joint Resolution for Annexing Texas to the United States provides that [n]ew States, of convenient size, not exceeding four in number, in addition to said State of Texas, and having sufficient population, may hereafter by the consent of said State, be formed out of the territory thereof, which shall be entitled to admission under the provisions of the federal constitution. This essay argues, building on our earlier wor ...
An update to silly season, in the wake of President Obam's relection, Texas Republicans want succession on the table, and up for possible vote. Good, please go. Seriously, go. Don't look back, just go. Besides dooming the Republicans in the other 49 states to a national electoral defeat every four years without Texas's electoral votes, Democrats would also control the house without the majority Texas Republican reps and the senate without those two extra senate seats. Like leaving Vietnam, you want out, our military, bases and equipment come with us. Oh yeah, and your other nearest neighbor is Mexico, good luck with that. In my wildest dreams, this will never happen, and the shrinking white majority in Texas will one day be beaten by the hispanic Democrats, I know all this, but a fella can dream. (Love ya Trudy! We'd smuggle you back over the border)
George P. Bush has filed the paperwork necessary for a bid for office in Texas, the latest sign the rising GOP star will run for something next year. son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is a Texas-based GOP consultant and heads the Hispanic Republicans of Texas. He's been viewed as a rising star in Texas Republican politics, and on top of his family connections is known as a compelling speaker and savvy campaign strategist. It's unclear what office he's considering. In September he said he had his eye on a number of statewide offices. Texas is now a majority-minority state, and Texas Republicans have made efforts to find Hispanic candidates to run statewide — newly elected Sen. Ted Cruz (R) is the most recent example.
Condi Rice Marco Rubio George P. Bush Texas Republicans, not Tea Party. Look at the ideas, then it will be necessary to implement the philosophy in order to improve our economy. Wait until August of 2014 then judge.
Dear Democrats, Yesterday we wrote to congratulate you, and to tell you that we’re at the precipice of a new era for Texas. A Blue Era for Texas. Well, we’re not the only ones who see this theme and this potential. Today we write to share with you two particularly exciting media hits from yesterday. The first is a video of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Chuck Todd, the White House correspondent, briefly speaks about what we saw around voting demographics on Tuesday night, and then he calls out three states that will be in play in 2016. Texas is one of those states he lists. You can watch that video by clicking here. And below is a great article from the Texas Observer. This article documents the problems Texas Republicans have, and will increasingly have, with the growing Latino vote in our state. Included in this article is the priceless and true quote from Republican state Chair Steve Munisteri, “The Republican Party is living on borrowed time. If every Latino were to vote today in Texas, ...
Our SDEC Chair man wrote a good LTE, so I'm reposting it here: Tuesday, if you've not yet voted, go vote! If you're sick, you can drive up to your polling location and ask them to bring a voting machine out to your car- you don't even have to go in. Please don't let anything stop you from voting for our great slate of Democrats. It isn't even that they're such a terrific bunch of REASONABLE people, it is also that the Texas Republicans have, for the most part, fielded a slate of far right extremists who will not serve our state well. I believe that most Texans tend to be more in the middle, and candidates like like the US and State Senate on the GOP side are so extremist, they make the Taliban look "normal." Now, for the letter from JC: Voters in Senate District 25 have a choice on Tuesday between a career teacher who believes that all our children deserve a high quality public school education and a Tea Party darling who wants to repeal Obamacare but doesn't seem to realize that it is federal legislation ...
I got that hat in New Braunfels,Texas Republicans office. It's different than any other hat I've seen.
Today early voting starts in Texas. Going to make my way there in the next few days to cast my vote. We got a call last night from the Texas Republicans informing us that early voting was starting, and also reminding us that it was important to vote in the other races. They had a catchy little motto about voting a straight Republican ticket saying that we should vote for even the Republicans on the ticket whose names were not familar to us because if we don't vote for the Republican we don't know, we will get the Democrat that we do know. At this point, I don't think I would vote for a Democrat as dogcatcher. I want to get things moved back in the other direction and the President alone cannot do that. There has to be moveable representation under the head. Get out and vote.
Representative Francisco Canseco, a Tea Party Republican, is being challenged by State Representative Pete Gallego, a Democrat, in the evenly divided 23rd Congressional District.
“I used to be a Republican, but I don’t know what I am now,” Leverett said in Gardendale on Thursday, speaking to a group of reporters attending the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference. “I’m sympathetic toward those who want
How is turning Texas Republicans away from the GOP.
Hooray! The Texas GOP has published its 2012 platform! It’s a bonanza for list-makers, from Think Progress to Comedy Central, because it’s just THAT FULL of crazy. It’s a veritable Boffo’s Joke Emporium Grab-Bag of lunacy: we’ve got pledges to
Texas Republicans working for more House committee chairmanships - For...
San Antonio-Texas Republicans today called out Congressman Quico Canseco for sending mail to voters that incorporated the image of Jesus into a political attack against Rep. Pete Gallego. Shortly after the mail dropped, Rep. Pete Gallego circulated a petition asking Congressman Canseco to apologize ...
Texas Republicans are ringing the alarm over a House race that had seemed a safe bet to remain Republican.
Texas Republicans: please make your case for Sharon Keller for presiding judge, court of criminal appeals. I see no reason to vote for her.
Dr. D. Commentary: Why Romney Those of us who know better understand that Romney is not even a conservative. I believe Texas Republicans are voting for him because they have no other option. Newt is really a true conservative. If you are going to be a conservative vote for a real one not a fake.
This is not going to lower the deficit... "State Budget Cuts Force West Texas Planned Parenthood Clinic To Close" "When Texas Republicans succeeded in defunding Planned Parenthood by cutting the women’s health group and other “affiliates of abortion providers” out of the Women’s Health Program, doctors and advocates warned that this would hurt health care for low-income women in the state. Without Planned Parenthood clinics in the Medicaid-funded health program, providers will have to take up to five times the number of patients they currently serve. More than 100,000 women will lose their access to preventive health care. So far, at least 50 health clinics unaffiliated with Planned Parenthood have been forced to close. Now, Carla Hovela of Planned Parenthood of West Texas said the budget cuts are forcing another Planned Parenthood clinic to close in Abilene, Texas." ~CP
I am so tired of this State, if you are Female, non-LDS, and not republican, this is the worst place you can be Thank god im getting out of here in 11 month. I hope the Texas Republicans aren't anything like the Utah ones or I wont be Happy there either and will have to go back to Cali were i fell like I matter. I have always been so miserable in this one sided State. Its like being a sheep herder herding you flock. OMG.
Thanks to Texas Republicans cutting mental health funds I have not been able to see a doctor for my mental health in over 4 months of trying. As of today I am out of my lamictal medication and I will try to see a doctor at the crisis center tomorrow which wastes valuable resources for the critical mental health needs of others when I only need prescriptions not emergency help, this does not guaranty I will get medication at all. If I can't get this medication I will fall back into suicidal thoughts again after enjoying freedom from this for over a year and I risk dangerous withdrawal symptoms as well.
Sounds like somebody who's just "governing for his state" and doesn't actually personally hold these opinions, right? Wonder how many Texas Republicans know about this... heck, I'm pretty sure I know some Texas Democrats who'd think his firearms policies are too restrictive. (Hello, Amarillo!)
Pass the Texas law that would have required voters to show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots in November! Mr. Perry and other Texas Republicans had argued that voter identification laws were constitutional methods of preventing voter fraud, and they believed the courts could not legally consider factors like poverty when determining whether a law complies with the Voting Rights Act. Mr. Perry criticized the judges and the Obama administration. “Chalk up another victory for fraud,” he said in a statement. “Today, federal judges subverted the will of the people of Texas and undermined our effort to ensure fair and accurate elections.”
Just heard Ted Cruz on the radio with the same, and dis-proven, Tea Party line spouting from his pie-hole. Here is a recommendation to the Tea Party and the Texas Republicans in Office supporting him for Kay Bailey's seat - Try to accomplish something beneficial to the State of Texas, and fact check yourselves before going on the air and proving the ignorance that has time and time again helped make this state, not the shining jewel of America, but a tarnished stain on our State's Honor.
Texas Republicans wrote the book on lying and dirty tricks. 20% rich 80% servants.
Republicans, eat your heart out. Jefferson, the towering intellect. David Barton, and you Texas Republicans have it all wrong.
Texas Republicans keep it classy. Bud Johnson pines for Jim Crow and impunity for white racists.
Texas Republicans with bumper stickers on their pickup trucks blaming President Obama for soaring gas prices surprisingly have one thing in common with Bay Area drivers who bought a Prius last decade to cope with sky-high fuel prices they pinned on George W. Bush.
After the 2012 elections shook things up for Texas Republicans, new opportunities loom for top dog Texas consultants. Many people are talking about Jason Johnson, who helped Ted Cruz win the GOP U.S. Senate primary.
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Rick Perry and the Republican-controlled legislature are using Karl Rove-style tactics to steal Democratic seats by manipulating the redistricting process. In 2003, Texas Republicans drew one of the most infamous gerrymandered legislative maps in history. Led by Governor Rick Perry and now-disgraced House Majority Leader Tom Delay, Republican legislators rammed through a new map that helped them dominate the statehouse and Congressional delegation for years. Now they're at it again. New maps approved by Governor Perry would further tilt the playing field and make it more difficult for Democratic voters to have fair representation. Enough! Stand with the DGA against Tea Party Republicans' plans to steal elections through unfair redistricting.
I love how Texas Democrats are just as crazy about Texas as Texas Republicans.
Ask yourself one question! Why aren't the Republicans standing up for voting rights in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Florida?
Republicans make no issues in Texas so as to suppress the Hispanic Votes keeps silent so the people talk less Change this
Texas a sleeping giant because republicans keep the Mexican issues silent so as to divide the votes Change this with a visitnow
Visit San Antonio n wake up the sleeping giant Hispanic Vote that republicans talk softly so as to not wake it Austerity Texas
Visit San Antonio, Texas and excite the intentionally squashed Hispanic vote, republicans talk no issues so to cause no waves
There go those racist, *** phobe, narrow minded Republicans again trying to suppress votes. Only an *** believesthat
Even Republicans have said this whole thing puts Texas in a spot because PP is "a very cost-effective provider,"
they can build a high school in Texas because republicans are in control - try to get anything done with captain moonbeam
Republicans trying to ban Texas and Florida from voting if they don't have a gun registration ID.
Democrats praise Texas voter ID ruling. Republicans say it defies common sense. Where do you stand?
Court Rejects Texas Republicans Politics Aug 312012 A Texas law requiring voters to show picture ID at the polls was struck down by a three-judge federal panel, who said the state failed to prove the legislation wouldn’t harm low-income and minority voters. Thursday’s unanimous rulin...
How is it in Texas, for example, among elderly Indian-Americans? I guess most of them are strong Republicans.
"Can you imagine Texas as a blue state?" Jeb Bush Jr.. W's nephew, asks scariest question for GOP. In today's Globe:
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Justice for Voters in Texas and Florida: Republicans in Texas and Florida have been in the vanguard of the...
I kno struck down the laws here. But what abt all those other states? are ...
Federal Judge strikes down Texas new voter ID law- Earlier this week another federal judge stuck down GOP efforts to redistrict congressional seats in Texas which would have given the republicans more congressional seats. Texas republicans loose 2 for 2 Boys
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