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Texas is not Pro-Life

By Jack Russell A pair of Scottish businessmen found themselves alone late at night in Houston’s elite Memorial neighborhood. They went knocking on …read more [...]

July 18, 2013 States

Texas Tea: Dark Money Group Spent on House Race, Then Told IRS It Didn’t

by Justin Elliott, ProPublica Shortly before Election Day last year, mailers went out to Texas voters featuring pictures of a Democratic congressional candidate and a rare species of spider, whose discovery had forced stoppage of an important highway construction project. [...]

July 1, 2013 Blog, Other Voices, Texas
Edward Snowden

Is the Age of Privacy Over?

In an interview with Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian, former CIA and NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s surreptitious data mining program which made use of phone records for every phone number on the Verizon network, among [...]

June 13, 2013 Blog, States

Does the Texas GOP Platform really say that?

Texas GOP opposes ‘critical thinking’ skills in our schools As a certified Texas school teacher and former administrator, I’ve seen some crazy things in Texas education. From the Texas State Board of Education debacle over textbooks to the the SBOE [...]

March 5, 2013 Blog, Texas

Texas Attempts More “Dumbing Down” of our Education System

The public education system in Texas has already been thoroughly attacked and hurt by state legislators and the Republican Governor Rick Perry. First, there were huge cuts to the education budgets, even when surplus money say in the “Rainy Day” [...]

February 4, 2013 Blog, Texas