Category Archives: Stupid Democratic Tricks

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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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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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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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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Wendy Davis… THE DISASTER!

It’s obvious that Wendy Davis will not become our next Governor. Honestly, as Dave Mann at the Texas Observer points out, the Davis campaign’s handling of the press is appallingly bad. Clearly, though it’s only a few hours into February … Continue reading

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Dregs: AYFKM?

This week was a busy one for the folks at McBlogger which, of course, you wouldn’t know since we didn’t post anything. I’m sure you all thought we were luxuriating on a beach somewhere enjoying sunshine and blender drinks but … Continue reading

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Dirtbag says what?

Apparently, the guy who now runs First Reading is a Dick ‘Kinky’ Friedman fan which lead him to interview the man I was certain we’d finally exorcised in 2010. Feel free to go read it all here… it’s a rehash … Continue reading

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It’s like deja vu all over again

Last Tuesday night was full of excitement as it became clear that the President would win a solid victory over Willard. The elation died rather quickly when we realized that we would have to live through Return of the Living … Continue reading

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Recently in Austin/Central Texas

Just a few bits that have been haunting tabs in my browser: The Travis County Commissioners have approved a measure to hold a public hearing on a salary increase for public officials, including themselves. During what is still an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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Where the hell is Paul Muad’Dib when you need him?

Erskine Bowles was on Bloomberg talking about the Super Committee and how they needed to really worry about long term deficits NOW. Which makes a lot of sense considering the economy is still weak and there is significant danger we … Continue reading

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