Tag Archives: Texas


When you push a fifth generation southerner to run for president, stuff that makes people uncomfortable just might pop out…

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Dems get their man: Sanchez to run in Texas

Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, who led the war in Iraq in 2003 and 2004 and then became a key critic of the Bush administration’s war strategy after the Abu Ghraib scandal, is expected to announce he’ll run for the U.S. … Continue reading

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‘Are you there, God? It’s me, Rick Perry’

With his state facing a natural disaster, Governor Rick Perry is asking God to make it rain…

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Flashback: Rick Scott lobbied George W. Bush to halt expansion of TX kids’ health coverage

The video above, unearthed back in September by Brian Crowley, is of Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott joking with a fake George W. Bush (and recounting a dinner with the real former president and his family.) But back in … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton messes with Texas

Big Bill has his campaign mojo back. Having helped push Mark Critz and Bye-Bye-Blanche over the transom, the ex-prez has set his sights on Texas, where he’s endorsing Bill White — the guy with a very good shot at retiring … Continue reading

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As crazy as they wanna be: the Texas Republican Party

If you want a glimpse into the future that conservatives envision for you and for us all, you need only take a peek at the official platform of the Texas Republican Party. In sum: they want to establish a Biblical … Continue reading

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Texas, Arizona, Florida and Maine in pitched battle for most embarrassing state

The Texas schoolbook massacre gives that state a slight edge today, as the Lonestar Intelligence Wrecking Crew now proposes that Texas students be required to receive indoctrination about gutting Social Security. Not to be outdone, Maine comes up on the … Continue reading

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Angry, pink, right wing pipe bomber targets Texas mailboxes

Another right wing, anti-government, would-be terrorist nut arrested, this time in East Texas.

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Texas tea: 9/11 becomes an election issue

How many ironies can you pack into a single campaign? The current governor of Texas, who replaced George W. Bush when the latter went off to destroy the country … sorry, to be appointed … sorry again, to become president … Continue reading

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Texas Tea Party candidate is a 9/11 truther

Another case of TPDS: The Hot Airians and Glenn Beck lament as Texas gubernatorial candidate and tea party activist Debra Medina refuses to forswear questions about 9/11 and the Bush administration. Uh-oh…

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