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An award-winning former journalist and newspaper editor, Vince has been blogging since 2003. He is a former Democratic County Chairman as well. He and his dogs, Ellie, Senfronia, and Lyndon, reside in East Texas.

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Diaries published: 42 (2219 days since last diary on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 11:36 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 80 (740 days since last comment on Sat May 11, 2013 at 05:40 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 761

Total Comment Ratings: 257

Most Recommended Diary: TX: State Employee Fired Because She Embarrassed Karl Rove, 94 comments, 184 recommends

People Following vpltz: 2

vpltz's Most Recent Diaries:

[If you are a commenter or blogger on DailyKOS from Texas, please read this post! My contact info is below if you have questions] On Monday, the Texas House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 11:36 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
John McCain's $520 Ferragamo shoes have been the buzz of the blogosphere this morning, but in ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 10:18 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In Crawford v. Marion County Board of Elections, the landmark Voter ID case presently before the U.S. Supreme Court, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has taken the lead for the right wing and, ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2007 at 02:25 PM PST with 30 Recommends
With the state's juvenile prison system mired in controversy, transportation in a near-crisis state, and countless other issues facing Texas lawmakers, State Sen. Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) would like ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 09:26 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
A former Texas Secretary of State staff attorney is has filed a lawsuit against ex-Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams and the state of Texas claiming she was fired as a result of embarrassing ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2007 at 09:04 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
As Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick tried desperately tried to hang on to his position in late May in the wake of a bi-partisan insurgency that sought to remove him, he shredded the state ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2007 at 05:23 PM PDT with 64 Recommends

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