Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Red State Dems
Oklahoma legislators never fail to propose silly, extremist, and even bizarre legislation hoping to pass them into law. This year promises to be a record- breaking storm of batshittery. Rumor has it that an Oklahoma lawmaker intends to introduce a bill calling for Oklahoma to FORM IT’S OWN OFFICIAL MILITIA […]
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
Red State Dems Oklahoma
Oklahoma legislators are set to discuss the issue of marijuana for medical use Feb 12 at 3:30pm in room 419c at the state capitol and it is open to the public. Currently, there are no bills on the table to decriminalize the plant, but discussions are progress in the […]
Tue, Jan 21, 2014
Red State Dems Oklahoma
To the people of the 36th District of Texas: It would seem at first glance odd to use the first line of the Declaration of Independence as the lead off on an explanation of why a candidate, or a private citizen, had switched from the Libertarian to the Democrat Party; but, on […]
Thu, Nov 14, 2013
Red State Dems Texas
Cross-posted with permission from Worley Dervish Many of you who’ve read previous posts in this blog know that I participate as often as I can in the Solidarity Sing Along, which has been singing songs of protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol every weekday from noon to 1 since March 11, 2011 (toward […]
Thu, Nov 14, 2013
Red State Dems Wisconsin
Daily Kos writer Egberto Willies wrote an article after reading a post on the FreedomWorks blog titled “Come and Take It: Beating Battleground Texas“. It’s a revealing mixture of raw truth and fear-mongering, with more of the truth part than you’d expect from the financial force behind the Tea Party. About Texas Democrats […]
Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Red State Dems Texas
When the Daily Show went to North Carolina to look at the effects of new voting laws, they interviewed Don Yelton – and his candid admissions are breathtaking and depressing. Yelton is on the North Carolina Republican Party Executive Committee and vigorously defended the new voting laws – with racist […]
Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Red State Dems North Carolina
It was a Moral Monday of epic proportions as busloads of educators from across North Carolina added to the already large numbers protesting in Raleigh. The weekly demonstrations against North Carolina Republican policies , now in their third month,  saw one of it’s largest crowds ever on Monday. Members of the North […]
Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Red State Dems North Carolina
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Republicans have a greeting of their own for Democratic President Barack Obama’s visit to Chattanooga on Tuesday with an ad touting strides the GOP says Tennessee has made with Republican leadership. “Welcome to Chattanooga, Mr. President – welcome to America,” says the ad, which the state Republican Party […]
Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Red State Dems Tennessee
Did you know that if you make over $34,000 per year you are in the 1%? According to a new video called “Economic Freedom in 60 Seconds” by the Charles Koch Foundation, that has been running on television in his home state of Kansas, those making that princely sum are […]
Mon, Jul 29, 2013
Red State Dems Kansas
It comes as no surprise that the Koch brothers, whose namesake Koch Industries is headquartered in Wichita, will see a large delegation of Kansas legislators attend the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) convention in Chicago in August. According to the Topeka Capital-Journal, Republican House Speaker Ray Merrick of Stilwell and Republican Senate […]
Mon, Jul 29, 2013
Red State Dems Kansas