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Ronnie Earle was the District Attorney for Travis County in Austin, Texas, and he ...
by liberaldemdave
Comment Count 336 comments on Tue Mar 02, 2010 at 08:18 AM PST with 516 Recommends
Destroy Obama Care. It should come as no surprise to anyone that there has been a number of right wing cyber attacks on the healthcare.gov site. It seems that there has been a concerted effort ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 114 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 07:37 AM PST with 263 Recommends
Many years ago when my husband and I moved to Houston from Seattle I heard an ad on the radio that perplexed me. We had just moved and had not yet changed our driver's licenses nor had we ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 103 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 08:50 AM PST with 223 Recommends
Update: Some of you said you want to be involved with Battle Ground Texas. As noted in the comments v2aggie2 said the organization will start up next month. I'll post a diary as soon as I learn ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 164 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 07:54 AM PST with 173 Recommends
Really, voters? Really? Are we going to continue to re-elect crooks, liars, cowards and snake oil dealers to our top state offices? Are we really going to turn a blind eye to Rick Perry's ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 06:21 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
The editorial board at the Houston Chronicle fortunately has little patience for political snake oil dealers, charlatans, hypocrites, fork tongued liars and narcissistic demagogues. At least this ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 01:48 PM PDT with 142 Recommends
I know I have written about this subject before but now that we are in the throes of early voting in Texas the abstraction of the strictest Voter Photo ID Law in the U.S. has become a frightening ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 01:37 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
Living in a hard right red state in which crony capitalism, pay to politics, the Christian far right, secessionists, generational racists and xenophobes live side by side with reasoned, ethnically ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 06:38 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Welcome to the small government state of Texas where liberty, freedom and individual rights prevail. For some of us but not all of us. The newly elected Governor Greg Abbott somehow found it ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 100 Recommends
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Wendy Davis implicated Greg Abbott in the CPRIT scandal. As the top cop on the oversight beat at the time, the Attorney General turned a blind eye to the ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 07:29 AM PDT with 99 Recommends
This week, we are fortunate to have a special guest, HANK GILBERT, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Texas. Learn more about Hank, particularly his bold ...
by GLBT and Friends at Daily Kos
Comment Count 505 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 08:50 AM PST with 96 Recommends
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Why bother to address issues of substance that matter to most of us when it is easier to scare voters with hate talk? First of ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 11:57 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Texas’ neighbor to the Northeast has seen some big benefits from the Affordable Care Act, and more specifically the state’s uniquely crafted Private Option Expansion . Here’s the story from ...
by TexasLeftist
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Since retiring from my "day job" I've taken a break from blogging. Now that I have more time on my hands I've been engaged in more hands on activism. I volunteer for the Harris County Democratic ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Feb 16, 2014 at 01:52 PM PST with 76 Recommends
As most of us know by now the vast state of Texas has closed down 80% of its abortion clinics thanks to a hard right ideological Republican Legislature that wishes to imposes its beliefs and ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
If those of us long suffering Texans thought Slick's pervasive crony capitalism, Ayn Rand libertarianism, self-serving greed and right wing extremism would disappear with the departure of Rick Perry,
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 10:42 AM PST with 70 Recommends
If you want to know the true meaning of sacrifice, ask a Texas teacher. Even now as schools across the state barrel into a new academic year, teachers are pouring long hours into their craft, and ...
by TexasLeftist
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 07:55 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
I did not want my tombstone to read, 'She kept a really clean house.' I think I'd like them to remember me by saying, 'She opened government to everyone.' Ann Richards. Ann Richards served as ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 59 Recommends
Cross posted on Texas Kaos ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 02:29 PM PST with 58 Recommends
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw. Texas voters have witnessed more than our fair share of Rovian scorched earth politics and personal character assassination campaigns that serve to anger, bore ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 05:06 PM PDT with 53 Recommends