Tag Archives: Todd Staples

Sleazy Staples and the Pyramid Scheme

Oh, well this just gets better and better… Apparently, Todd Staples along with this brother in law masterminded a pyramid scheme in the 1990s and escaped prosecution possibly through connections and one of Todd‘s own votes while in the Lege. … Continue reading

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Roundin’ up the TPA

The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes you all have voted or will be voting soon as it brings you this week’s blog roundup. This week at McBlogger, we take a look at the increasingly desperate campaign being run by Todd Staples. … Continue reading

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Will the sleaze ever stop from Staples?

As if the recent revelations about Todd Staples allegedly beating his stepson weren’t bad enough (not to mention his possible use of influence to escape prosecution), on Friday his Campaign Manager attempted to eavesdrop on Hank Gilbert’s conference call line. … Continue reading

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Roundin’ up the TPA

The Texas Progressive Alliance is still looking for that first nip of fall in the air as it brings you this week’s blog roundup. This week on Left of College Station, Teddy writes about why the Tea Party has an … Continue reading

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Oh, I wouldn’t do that…Miner the Moron and Staples the Sociopath

Someone really needs to pull Mark Miner aside and remind old boy about that thing with the people who like to throw stones and represent folks who live in glass houses… Speaking to reporters Wednesday at City Hall, Parker said … Continue reading

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The Truth about Todd Staples and Eminent Domain Reform

On a related note (that being of Staples being sleazy), we’re wondering why he’s still refusing to release his tax returns? Perry is demanding it of White and several commentators have pointed out that it’s HIGHLY unusual for a statewide … Continue reading

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Debate 101

OK, here’s a newsflash… REPUBLICANS DON’T WANT TO DEBATE. From SleazySleazy Staples to Governor Perry to the mooks on the SBOE, they’re afraid they’ll get the shit kicked out of them. Let’s all remember Perry’s abysmal performance during the primary … Continue reading

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