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Just wanted to remind everyone that we will be having our Democratic Senate District Conventions everywhere in Texas on March 22, 2014. You can find and register at your SD Convention place here: ...
by krwheaton
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 08:36 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This will be a quick diary to let Texans, in the Harris County area, know that we are looking for Precinct Chairs for many Precincts.
by krwheaton
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 08:12 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Harris County Sherrif's office member takes blood sample from handcuffs used to restrain the dead man Are you having trouble making sense of the headline? A family called 911 for help, emergency ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 111 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 09:02 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
For anyone that is serious about Texas becoming a swing state, and eventually being won for Democrats, this is a MUST READ. I had the opportunity to sit down with Lane Lewis , chair of the Harris ...
by TexasLeftist
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 09:41 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
If you needed another reason to doubt the efficacy of the Texas criminal justice apparatus, here's this. Grits for Breakfast, a deep-fried, Texas-centric blog, has reported on this potentially ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 09:53 AM PDT with 191 Recommends
Harris County is Houston, known better to you and I as the American death penalty capital. But I'm not writing about state-sponsored punishment today. I want to write about something else, and that'
by Grizzard
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 07:46 PM PST with 167 Recommends
It's not often that something happens at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center that makes me smile. It's even less common to see something, in this capital city of the heartless Texas justice ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 09:23 PM PST with 338 Recommends
Multiple news outlets are reporting that at least three people are seriously injured after a shootout took place in the library of a north Houston community college today. The incident took place at ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:28 PM PST with 33 Recommends
If there is ever any wonder as to whether your vote - every vote counts, consider this - Romney may have won Texas, but the win in Houston, Texas went to President Obama who won 579,070 votes to ...
by facingreality
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 06:26 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I get a fair amount of Hispanic-targeted mail based on my husband's Mediterranean surname. Most of it goes into the recycle bin immediately, but this piece brought some cheer. It was: Paid for by ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:31 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Fostered by my interest in the Occupy Wall Street movement and angered by the recent use of violent force to tear down the occupations expressed well by Professor Juan Cole ...
by DRo
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 01:18 PM PST with 11 Recommends
What has previously been a a good relationship with the City and the Houston Police Department came to an end last night when ten were arrested. At approximately 11:00 PM, HPD arrested ...
by DRo
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 07:38 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Please excuse the brevity here, but I thought this worthy of a diary. :P The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Talk about your Monday from hell. Not only did Bridgett Nickerson-Boyd's car ...
by DRo
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 04:44 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Can you name the starting lineup of your favorite sports team? Most people can’t. Studies indicate that most people can remember 7 things plus or minus 2 (i.e., 5 to 9) at a time. Thus, most ...
by ahl
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 05:51 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
No doubt you have heard about the suspicious fire that caused All voting equipment ...
by DRo
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 03:56 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
After All voting equipment for Houston, Harris County destroyed in 3-alarm fire ...
by DRo
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Aug 30, 2010 at 08:55 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Officials: All voting equipment for Houston, Harris County destroyed in 3-alarm ...
by DRo
Comment Count 226 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 12:47 PM PDT with 252 Recommends
Yes, you heard me, Houston, Texas is now blue. Houston joins the ranks of other blue Texas cities, namely Austin, Dallas, and El Paso. See a a trend? Well, you should. All of the largest ...
by otheruser
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 05:07 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I arrived at my Harris County Precinct 0551 polling place, Hassler Elementary, just before 8 AM this morning. The line was about 150 people long, but moved fairly quickly. When I was about 100 ...
by qtab
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2008 at 08:21 AM PST with 1 Recommend
This is my first diary, and you know, with polls starting to match people's excitement about Obama and pundits talking about 60 Democratic Senators, sometimes I feel a bit left out because what ...
by evan7257
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 10:53 PM PDT with 1 Recommend