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The End Is Near

Well, it is for the oil and gas industry in Texas… Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has been selected to head up the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) – the state’s largest and oldest petroleum group, sources say. During … Continue reading

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The key to success in Government

As part of a public service that’s not at all court mandated (really, I’m doing this just to be nice), I’d like to offer those of you interested in policy and public service a tip that will be make you … Continue reading

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Seriously, Wendles?

For starters, Kirby DIDN’T owe a thing to the victim, the distributor did. The emotional appeal isn’t going to work… you’re not hitting the right notes and you failed to humanize the victim. The is the ‘silver bullet’ attack that’s … Continue reading

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A quick note to those who would be king…

Turns out, everybody really does want to rule the world. It seems appropriate to warn those in the new aristocracy of how aristocracies typically meet their end. One other quick note for all the geeks secure in their place in … Continue reading

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Wishing Wendles Well

The Observer has a pretty good piece up about the Davis campaign and some advice regarding how to fix things. I agree with much of it except for the idea that Wendy needs to recapture her hero status. I’d really … Continue reading

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Inexcusable

The State of Rhode Island has denied access to information regarding hedge fund investments made by public pensions. This is absolutely inexcusable and a clear indication that the hedge funds that received money performed poorly and pension managers should start … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis surely will fail without help from Obama | Bob Ray Sanders | Fort Worth, Arlingto…

Wendy Davis surely will fail without help from Obama | Bob Ray Sanders | Fort Worth, Arlingto…. Spot on piece from Bob Ray Sanders at the Star-T. The old school paradigm of running from national Democrats has failed over and … Continue reading

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How to Renounce America and Still Be Called a Patriot – NationalJournal.com

How to Renounce America and Still Be Called a Patriot – NationalJournal.com. We should also explore a 15% duty on goods and services sold by a company that Treasury determines engaged in inversion. Time to take the gloves off, not … Continue reading

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Throwing out Corporate Personhood

Let me state that I get the NEED for limited personhood to be afforded to artificial constructs. However, it’s clear that we have forgotten one thing and it’s that corporations are NOT natural constructs, they are creations of their founders, … Continue reading

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Another way to make fun of Deepak Chopra

From The Mayor (who really does need to post more) comes this wonderful site. Share on Facebook

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