Great story in Rolling Stone about how Texas is circling the drain politically. Lone Star Crazy: How Right-Wing Extremists Took Over Texas | Politics News | Rolling Stone.
Primary Colors is still one of the more poignant political movies of our generation. The movie was based on a novel that was an awfully thin veiled scribe on the Bill Clinton campaign. It featured John Travolta as Jack Stanton, a southern governor making a run for the White House. Of course, Travolta looked the part […]
Politics is always interesting in the abstract. When you ignore the fact that real lives are involved you can even find it downright entertaining. Tip O’Neill said all politics is local. When you combine O’Neill’s sentiment with the entertainment factor you find that politics at the state and local levels are more entertaining and important […]
The Texas forced sonogram bill is on the way to Governor Rick Perry’s desk. The Governor intends to sign the bill. Below is what Republican State Senator Dan Patrick–the Senate sponsor of the bill– said about the picture you see above— “Speaking at the House press conference this morning on their acceptance of the latest […]
According the Facebook of Republican Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Houston Mayor Annise Parker was the only Democrat to attend the Lincoln-Reagan Day fundraiser of the Harris County Republican Party. How you view this fact could be a kind of Rorschach Test. (Above–Rorschach Test. I see a polar bear climbing Mt. Everest. Please click here to see […]
My state representative, Dan Patrick, has proposed a law requiring women who are planning on having an abortion to have a trans-vaginal ultrasound that clearly shows the fetal heartbeat. The law would require the doctor to explain what the fetus looks like and turn up the volume to allow the woman to hear the fetal […]
Far-right Republican Texas State Senator Dan Patrick has announced the Patrick Family Sugar Cookie on his Facebook page. Here is the recipe– This is not a sweet cookie, but a pure flour-sugar cookie-really different-like peanuts, once you eat one you can’t stop 1 pound butter 4.5 to 5 cups sugar 6 eggs 1.5 teaspoons salt […]