Author Archives: mcblogger

I fucking told you so (Todd Staples Edition)

I don’t get to say I told you so often, mostly because people get really irritated when you point out that you were right and they were, you know, wrong. But this time, I fucking love it. Remember this? Well, … Continue reading

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And then there’s Maude

Senator Davis recently revealed that her stance on open carry was less about her own feelings and more about… wait for it… politics. But she added, “There is one thing that I would do differently in that campaign, and it relates … Continue reading

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Don Zimmerman steps in metaphorical shit and finds it hard to remove from shoe…

The Austin Chronicle has a piece up about Don Zimmerman’s apparent SLAPP suit against the Austin Bulldog for accurately reporting Zimmerman’s lost custody battle. Apparently, Zimmerman decided election night to end his suit, he claims because of a feeling of … Continue reading

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You know it’s bad…

… when even Governor Perry is calling for an investigation. That’s what appears to be happening with Jack Stick’s usage of state funds for ‘graph analysis’. This would be funny if it weren’t so naked. At this point, Republicans aren’t … Continue reading

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Jack Stick back in the news!

Something fun for the Man Who Would Beat Strama…No bid contracts? And, seriously, did he really say Graph Analysis with a straight face? Share on Facebook

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John Cornyn never changes

From a politico piece about how Senator Cruz is still acting an asshole comes this quote about the real focus of Sen. John Cornyn… “Sen. McConnell and I are making the best decisions we can to demonstrate that we are … Continue reading

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Jens Weidmann is the fucking problem

While the Fed was flooding the world with dollars that EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN stupidly said would create hyperinflation (which it didn’t), the Europeans were actually implementing a plan that was almost exactly like the one the Republicans wanted for the … Continue reading

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Wendles and the Best Ad In The History Of Ever

THIS is fantastic… I’d love to see it paired with a positive track, but even without it’s still a very good ad that plays into the commonly held notion that Greg Abbott is very much about himself (and you can … Continue reading

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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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