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“The most drunk Democrat in Texas”

Evidently, Rick Perry never met his predecessor as Lieutenant Governor. Or any of us, for that matter. UPDATE: Perry pussied out and removed the tweet. What a twat. Share on Facebook

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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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Let me introduce you to Schmucky McSchmuckerson

Jeff Davis, President of the Austin chapter of Log Cabin Republicans, is a schmuck. While we admit he seems like an earnest and hard working guy, he’s still a schmuck and so are his fellow Log Cabin members. Yes, while … Continue reading

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And the hits just keep on coming

In a followup to our piece on property taxes, we found this proposal from Senator Watson which is just complete crap. Here’s a simple rule for everyone in Texas: If a politician tells you they have a solution to high … Continue reading

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No, you can’t. You just CAN’T.

You’ve all heard of In The Pink. It, like this blog, started before Tumblr was the cool place to blog, and before bored bloggers could use Tinder to find a writing partner (Note: I think this is what you use … Continue reading

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Eating paint chips

It’s been a while since I last posted, as I have been a little busy recently. I broke up with a woman that I had allegedly been dating (I, for one, still vehemently deny the accusation that I would settle … Continue reading

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Top Texas energy official wants step back from wind power subsidy | www.mystatesman.com

Top Texas energy official wants step back from wind power subsidy | www.mystatesman.com. There are a few points that Donna misses… 1) There are no long term waste storage issues with wind power. 2) There are no long term pollution … Continue reading

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OMG! Property Taxes!!!!

OK, let’s all take a look at this… ā€œIā€™m at the breaking point,ā€ said Gretchen Gardner, an Austin artist who bought a 1930s bungalow in the Bouldin neighborhood just south of downtown in 1991 and has watched her property tax … Continue reading

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What Political Compromise Looks Like

Politics is a strange beast. Things that might seem normal elsewhere in the world, like math or how to conduct a simple negotiation, are not so normal in the political world. For instance… Republican Greg Abbott makes an opening offer … Continue reading

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