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What if you threw a Tea Party and no one showed up

So the Tea Party people that Mucous Sullivan and Peggy Venable of Americans for Poverty have whipped into a frenzy over the Speaker’s race were supposed to be in town today to put pressure on their Representatives to vote as … Continue reading

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Roundin’ up the TPA

The Texas Progressive Alliance is stocking up on figgy pudding as it brings you this week’s blog roundup. Off the Kuff covered a shoddy attempt by new Harris County Tax Assessor Don Sumners to disallow voter registration efforts at naturalization … Continue reading

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I hope Larry Summers kills himself

Seriously, Larry the Lame? White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers said the compromise deal on taxes between the administration and congressional Republicans will help remove doubt about the U.S. economic recovery, which faces more challenges because of Europe‚Äôs financial turmoil. … Continue reading

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We needed FDR; We got Carter

Politics is about perception and, unfortunately the perception of the President is that he’s a weak and willing to do anything to cut a deal. The perception is that he’s willing to compromise any policy for politics. And that’s just … Continue reading

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