“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.
you went to school. you went to graduate school. you talked about James Tate for 2 hours which everyone hated, but you all read it anyway. you negotiated the politics of intersectionality, the politics of prosody, the politics of punctuation. you know that punctuation can be political. yes, every pixel: political. you choose to only… Continue reading re: The Uncollected Works of R. Zimmerman
Chair Jim Keffer is retiring and he wants to make sure that he leaves behind a legacy of people who care about water. there have been a number of interim hearings regarding the State Water Plan, irrigation, water resources, interstate compacts, environmental flows and water markets. if that last one doesn't scream To the Bat Tank! to… Continue reading calling all Tank Girls
not everyone is going to understand everything all the time. I'm trying to believe that is the case here. but the fact that I can't seem to follow policy discussions on insurance irks me. when AIG testifies, it scares me. here's what I managed to understand from today's discussion in the House Insurance Committee: reinsurance… Continue reading I am skeptical of insurance committees
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
dear TX lege, you are terrible, horrible, no good, very bad people and you should sit in the corner and have a good think about how you can be NOT SO EFFING AWFUL. but, as we are not your mommy and we don't really care who your daddy is, we can't force you to quit discriminating… Continue reading will our children ever learn the meaning of Byzantine? probably not.
this weekend is Tribfest which I cannot afford to go to. and couldn't attend if I could afford it because: Prima Momma. but it appears that our Lite Guv opened up his mouth and spewed a boatload of bullshit, starting with BLM and DPD. this time in an interview with Ross Ramsay. here are my responses: … Continue reading JAR* – Dannie Goeb says dumb things AGAIN!