Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Texas has a new voice on the national stage. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, State Senate District 10, upset the applecart for the oligarchs in the state Republican party last night with her filibuster against the most restrictive proposed abortion laws in the nation. Her heroic efforts stalled the bill long enough in the ending special session to prevent it passing. Of course her brave stand isn't a final victory. It is likely Governor Rick Perry will call for another special session or, if not, the bill will be brought back in the next session. But, for the moment, Davis and opponents of the bill can celebrate a hard won victory.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Darrell Issa In No Position To Throw Stones!

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Darrell Issa, a six term Republican Congressman is now chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Issa says he plans to fully investigate President Obama whom he has termed "The most corrupt President in history."
Issa might just be finding himself in the glass house, no throw stones category. His own past is a bit shady as outlined here in a New Yorker article.
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