when most people think of TX Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Mad Hatter they think of Trump on a Jesus shot with an office full of carcasses and a 50 gallon hat. some may even comment on his authorship of the Texas sonogram which requires the doctor to shove a wand in your yoni to, ya know,… Continue reading is that Jesus in your shot or are you just happy to grift me? (a tale of fees)
. 1 for the record: Belle's author was never wild about this notion that Texas would follow up Judge John Specia with the former head of the Texas Rangers as the Commissioner for DFPS. she wasn't gaga for someone who'd spent the last quarter century dealing with perpetrators to be in charge of the displaced and discarded.… Continue reading 20 ways of looking at CPS
the debate, oh the debate. that glorious treasure trove of a debate. everyone is talking about it and since Belle didn't post about the previous two or the VP one, let's gab. what can we say that is not being said by everyone else on the planet? we could talk about how Trump es muy malo para… Continue reading don’t call us Tejas, we are not friends.
I don't have any words left. I'm going to let some other smart people take it from here. “If abandoned rage asks, Who should answer for this?/ Say, the very blood of our lives eats composure up.” ~ Claudia Rankine, The End of the Alphabet: Poems there are too many worthy quotes from "Rape Joke" by… Continue reading PSA : “Close call, Miss Geography!”
“No one in the Republican Party or anyone in society accepts what he said,” Patrick said. “He apologized, you move on. The future of the country is at stake.” I've never been quite clear on what exactly TX Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (nee Dannie Goeb) believes. he seems to change his demeanor depending on what… Continue reading I’d like a new future now.
let's talk about INDIGENT DEFENSE for a second and how it works: indigent defense is something we taxpayers pay for because we don't want to pay more later when it turns out the person our tax ameros went to convicting was actually innocent the whole fucking time. settlements paid to the wrongly convicted can run… Continue reading how to talk about Kathy Shelton without feeling dirty in the morning
how is this guy still in ONE piece remember a week or so ago when that SUV somehow ended up hanging off a parking garage in Austin? now he's speaking up. and he still can't really say how this happened. the Lasso of TWO DC Comic's Greg Rucka has confirmed that Wonder Woman is… Continue reading things I’d rather talk about than Donald Trump #15
look! it's some HB 2 protesters! why do they look like they are fighting different things? because they are. the first is from protests of TX HB 2 (83 - 2) which you may remember as one of the biggest shit TRAP law sandwich ever passed in the summer of 2013. the second is… Continue reading why #2 bills that get passed are always shitty
can we clear something up on the free college thing? in that there was NEVER A FREE COLLEGE THING. not in HRC's plan and certainly not in Bernie's plan. what you did have was a TUITION-free college plan from Bernie and a DEBT-free college plan from Hillary. this was one of the main things that… Continue reading I debt-free for the BoBs
what we learn about TX healthcare beyond how FDA putting lead in M&Ms in the TX Sen HHS interim hearing? new minted HHSC Commissioner Charles Smith still has that new car smell! he still has that, "seriously, who doesn't mix up MedicAID and MediCARE all the gosh darned time?! both sides duet, y'all!" about him. it… Continue reading dear Sen HHS, the FDA is putting lead in my M&Ms. yours, public testimony