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The C.T. Freaks Win: TX GOV Panders to Paranoia
Out of the clear blue sky Greg Abbott, the recently elected Governor of the once great state of Texas, decided to outdo his usually over-the-top tea party rhetoric the other day. I mean, is this ...
Libby Shaw 05/03/2015 12 19 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Political Information That No Texan Should Miss
The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that Blue Bell can get its act together before it's too late as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff cheered on the latest effort by the federal ...
Libby Shaw 04/29/2015 2 10 1 -
TX Refusal to Expand Medicaid May Result in Higher Premiums for Insured
As I posted on Facebook the other day there is a lot of stupid and mean going on in Austin these days. It seems that Governor elect Abbott is just as stubborn and as recklessly spiteful as former ...
Libby Shaw 04/24/2015 7 13 - -
Les Miserables: Texas Political Donors And Voters Bought Lemons
Politics in Texas can be a real challenge for grassroots activists like me. There are so many contradictions, mind boggling ironies, silver forked tongue charlatans and snake oil chicanery to cut ...
Libby Shaw 04/19/2015 22 17 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Info with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance revels in the start of another baseball season as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff looks at the case to pass a state law that would enable "rideshare" ...
Libby Shaw 04/14/2015 3 3 - -
GOP Woos Latino Voters While Punishing Immigrants
I laughed out loud the other morning when I opened the print edition of the Houston Chronicle. The front page headline read Koch funded Libre Initiative looks to mobilize Latino voters. I like to ...
Libby Shaw 04/10/2015 6 8 - -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and News with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that our state can learn the lesson of the Indiana debacle as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff compared Greg Abbott's performance in heavily ...
Libby Shaw 04/08/2015 2 7 - -
Texas Attorney General an "admitted law breaker"
It seems that the once great state of Texas elected an admitted law breaker as its top cop. It also seems that the law breaker and his network of cronies and protectionists hoped no one would ...
Libby Shaw 04/04/2015 35 90 2 -
Good Morning Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks even Ted Cruz deserves affordable health insurance as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff hears the death rattle of the anti-gay forces. Harold ...
Libby Shaw 03/31/2015 2 4 - -
The Houston Chronicle Spanks Ted Cruz
The editorial board at the Houston Chronicle fortunately has little patience for political snake oil dealers, charlatans, hypocrites, fork tongued liars and narcissistic demagogues. At least this ...
Libby Shaw 03/29/2015 52 142 1 -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance roots for underdogs even to the detriment of its own brackets as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff argues against having a state spending cap , much ...
Libby Shaw 03/24/2015 2 6 - -
Why the Right is so Wrong
Actually, the Right is more than wrong. It's behavior and policies are scary, dangerous and are an unmitigated disaster. The social media had been on fire last week with shares and hashtags that ...
Libby Shaw 03/22/2015 42 99 3 -
The Snow Made Them Do It
What happens when the contempt of elected officials for the duly elected POTUS (twice, thank you) trumps loyalty to one's country and its Constitution. This is especially true when these same ...
Libby Shaw 03/14/2015 2 13 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
Libby Shaw is back in Houston after spending a frozen week in Washington, D.C. and Newark, Delaware. The Texas Progressive Alliance is all about springing forward as it brings you this week's ...
Libby Shaw 03/10/2015 1 7 - -
One of the Most Moving and Memorable Speeches of our Lifetimes
The President gave a moving and rousing speech today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Selma at the Edmund Pettis bridge. (The full speech is included in the link.) Excerpts: It is a rare ...
Libby Shaw 03/07/2015 15 34 2 -
TX Gov Celebrates Busting up Immigrant Families while U.S. Senator Licks Chops for Gutted ObamaCare
A little over four years ago when former Houston Mayor Bill White (D) ran for Texas Governor he reminded voters of the unusual. Elected officials are public servants, White stated. What can I do ...
Libby Shaw 02/24/2015 14 9 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance sends warm thoughts to everyone in the Northeast digging themselves out from snow again as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff reports on opposition to ...
Libby Shaw 02/17/2015 6 12 - -
What should Texans fear the most? ISIS or Open Carry?
On Thursday I attended an event hosted by the Texas Tribune, an online, non-partisan newspaper. Its purpose was a preview into the Texas 2015 Legislature that is currently in session. This is part ...
Libby Shaw 02/14/2015 67 28 1 -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance will be more than happy to never hear the word "sequestration" again as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff provides his four part Mayoral manifesto for ...
Libby Shaw 02/12/2015 1 7 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance believes that our government should be open and available to all as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff writes about opposition to the Plano Equal Rights ...
Libby Shaw 02/03/2015 1 12 - -
Conservative Texas: Cronies, Crooks, No Bid Contracts, No Oversight, Junk Science. But...
And a former Governor, recently indicted for the abuse of power, said he wears his indictment as a badge of honor. This is what happens when there are no term limits. Rick Perry served as the ...
Libby Shaw 01/30/2015 18 21 1 -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
Well more than two thirds of the Texas Progressive Alliance thinks this legislative session is off to an inauspicious start as we bring you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff reviewed the state of ...
Libby Shaw 01/27/2015 3 5 - -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes the Supreme Court finishes the job on marriage equality as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff offers some thoughts on emphasizing local elections ...
Libby Shaw 01/20/2015 3 7 - -
The Texas 2015 Legislative Session. Texans should be afraid, very afraid
If those of us long suffering Texans thought Slick's pervasive crony capitalism, Ayn Rand libertarianism, self-serving greed and right wing extremism would disappear with the departure of Rick Perry,
Libby Shaw 01/17/2015 85 70 - -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance is girding its loins for what is likely to be an ugly legislative session as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff highlights the ongoing voting rights ...
Libby Shaw 01/13/2015 11 12 - -
TX: If Expanded Should Medicaid be called Jesus Care or Koch Care?
Former Governor Rick Perry declared he would not accept federally expanded Medicaid, made possible by Obamacare, i.e. the Affordable Care Act, under any circumstances. He said to do such would be a ...
Libby Shaw 01/09/2015 17 15 - -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance is still waiting for someone to invent the hoverboard as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff published special election candidate interviews with Diego ...
Libby Shaw 01/08/2015 3 15 1 -
Battleground Texas: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
I am merely one of thousands of volunteers for Battleground Texas. This is a summary of my tenure with the organization in S.W. Houston. There are no words to describe the stunning loses Democrats ...
Libby Shaw 01/04/2015 57 42 2 -
Happy New Year, Texas! News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance is taking a cup of kindness yet as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff stays on top of all of the legislative special elections that are going on. Libby ...
Libby Shaw 01/01/2015 1 15 - -
GOP Texas: Where state funded cancer research can become a slush fund for politicians
I wrote this diary for Texas Kaos a little over a year ago when the scandal surrounding the taxpayer funded Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas rocked the state. In a Republican state ...
Libby Shaw 12/27/2014 15 33 - -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that all your days are merry and bright as they bring you this week's holiday roundup. Off the Kuff looks at the pro-discrimination bills that Republicans will ...
Libby Shaw 12/23/2014 9 18 1 -
Texas Investigates Medicaid Fraud Detection Firm for Corruption
That's right. A firm hired by the state to detect medicaid fraud and child abuse probes is under investigation for public corruption. (Here is a link to the article that is not behind a paywall.) ...
Libby Shaw 12/20/2014 10 27 - -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance is dusting off its recipes for wassail and figgy pudding as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff says that the actual election results do not support exit ...
Libby Shaw 12/16/2014 9 12 - -
Texas Regulators Get Fired for Doing Their Jobs
Many years ago when my husband and I moved to Houston from Seattle I heard an ad on the radio that perplexed me. We had just moved and had not yet changed our driver's licenses nor had we ...
Libby Shaw 12/13/2014 103 223 6 -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the Garner and Brown families in the quest for equal justice for all as it brings you this week's roundup. Guest blogger Kris Banks at Off the Kuff ...
Libby Shaw 12/09/2014 11 14 - -
Ease up on the hate, please, TX Gov. Elect
It should be obvious that right's relentless bashing of our duly elected President has brought out the worst among us. In droves, it seems. This has happened from a national all the way down to a ...
Libby Shaw 12/05/2014 10 16 - -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance is back from its tryptophan vacation as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff is cheering for the Texas same-sex marriage plaintiffs as they move for the ...
Libby Shaw 12/02/2014 4 8 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance knows that even in a bad political year it has plenty to be thankful for as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff highlights Texas for Marriage , a new ...
Libby Shaw 11/25/2014 1 11 - -
Greg Abbott's Reaction to Immigration? The usual. TX Dems will not give up.
While many of us within the liberal and the populist wing of our Party have been frequently frustrated and disappointed by our President, his bold and decisive executive action on immigration reform ...
Libby Shaw 11/23/2014 22 16 1 -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance continues to look forward as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff looks at some pro- and anti-equality bills that were pre-filed for the 2015 Legislature. ...
Libby Shaw 11/18/2014 3 10 - -
Voter Suppression did the Trick in Texas
Welcome to the small government state of Texas where liberty, freedom and individual rights prevail. For some of us but not all of us. The newly elected Governor Greg Abbott somehow found it ...
Libby Shaw 11/16/2014 68 100 5 -
Good Morning, Texas! Democrats are not giving up
The Texas Progressive Alliance believes that it's not whether you stumble that matters but whether you get up and keep going as it brings you this week's roundup. As the Fifth Circuit gets set to ...
Libby Shaw 11/11/2014 5 13 - -
We Lost the Election but We Are Not Giving Up
Most Democrats in Texas knew deep inside that Wendy Davis had a monumental mountain to climb. All of the state wide Democratic candidates did. This is a deeply conservative state that has been ...
Libby Shaw 11/09/2014 45 48 1 -
Good Morning, Texas. Today is Election Day!
The Texas Progressive Alliance fervently hopes that all of the election winners have our state's best interests at heart as we bring you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff discusses what the ...
Libby Shaw 11/04/2014 5 11 - -
I will not sit down and shut up about voter suppression in Texas
Of course my Governor Rick Perry would never get directly in my face to tell me to shut up and sit down like the bullying Governor Christi did to one of his protesting constituents the other day. ...
Libby Shaw 11/01/2014 41 120 1 -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance says VOTE VOTE VOTE as it brings you this week's roundup. Vote in honor of those who have been robbed of their right, thanks to the Texas GOP. Off the Kuff published ...
Libby Shaw 10/28/2014 12 28 - -
Texas Voter Photo ID Law Disenfranchises 600,00 to 744,980 American citizens
I know I have written about this subject before but now that we are in the throes of early voting in Texas the abstraction of the strictest Voter Photo ID Law in the U.S. has become a frightening ...
Libby Shaw 10/25/2014 54 116 1 -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
"Voting freshens your breath, whitens your teeth, and improves your sex life." -- Molly Ivins The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds you that EARLY VOTING HAS BEGUN as it brings you this week's ...
Libby Shaw 10/21/2014 20 22 - -
TX GOP, Greg Abbott Stand by Discrimination and Disenfranchisement
Within a few hours of a SCOTUS ruling on a case that essentially gutted Section 5 of the Voter's Rights Act last year, TX Attorney General Greg Abbott immediately enforced one of the most ...
Libby Shaw 10/18/2014 8 31 - -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance celebrates the advance of marriage equality and looks forward to the day when it comes to our state as we bring you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff published his ...
Libby Shaw 10/14/2014 3 14 - -
TX Greg Abbott's War on Poor Women is Real and it is Mean: Updated w/Breaking News
As most of us know by now the vast state of Texas has closed down 80% of its abortion clinics thanks to a hard right ideological Republican Legislature that wishes to imposes its beliefs and ...
Libby Shaw 10/11/2014 35 74 - -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance implores you to get a flu shot since the flu is a much bigger threat than ebola as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff began his series of interviews with ...
Libby Shaw 10/07/2014 1 12 - -
Must Watch: TX Davis hammers Abbott on Austin's pervasive culture of corruption: Updated
Wendy Davis delivered a damning speech on Thursday at the University of Houston in which she charged Greg Abbott with greed, crony capitalism, his and Austin's culture of corruption. Davis did not ...
Libby Shaw 10/03/2014 13 46 - -
Good Morning, Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes everyone read at least one banned book last week as it brings you this weeks' roundup. Off the Kuff presents interviews with two of the many dynamic and well-...
Libby Shaw 09/30/2014 10 13 - -
Oh Come On Texas. Surely we can do better than THIS? Updated.
Really, voters? Really? Are we going to continue to re-elect crooks, liars, cowards and snake oil dealers to our top state offices? Are we really going to turn a blind eye to Rick Perry's ...
Libby Shaw 09/28/2014 61 146 2 -
Good Morning Texas! Politics and Information with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes it had as much vacation time as Congress does as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff highlights the wit and hateful wisdom of Dr. Steven Hotze , ...
Libby Shaw 09/23/2014 10 14 - -
TX: How are we going to stop Dan Patrick? Easily. VOTE for Leticia.
One of the most controversial tea party Republicans, Dan Patrick, managed to get himself elected as the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor. This position happens to be one of the most powerful ...
Libby Shaw 09/20/2014 10 26 - -
Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Texas Accent
This week the Texas Progressive Alliance brings you the news with or without Congressional approval. Off the Kuff looked at the Wendy Davis internal poll and the thought process behind it. ...
Libby Shaw 09/15/2014 7 17 - -
An Educated, Diverse and Tolerant TX vs. the Far Right and the Willfully Stupid: Action Update
Living in a hard right red state in which crony capitalism, pay to politics, the Christian far right, secessionists, generational racists and xenophobes live side by side with reasoned, ethnically ...
Libby Shaw 09/14/2014 14 109 2 -
Texas: "Voter Fraud? What Fraud?"
I nearly spat out my coffee this morning when I read an editorial in the Houston Chronicle entitled Voter Fraud? What Fraud? As background for the trial that began this week in federal court in ...
Libby Shaw 09/04/2014 47 179 3 -
Good Morning, Texas! Political News with a Texas Accent
Good Morning, fellow Texans and to all of our progressive soul mates as we wish you a happy Labor Day. The Texas Progressive Alliance of Bloggers brings you its weekly news roundup for the week of ...
Libby Shaw 09/01/2014 13 24 - -
Not a good week for Republicans, including Texas Greg Abbott
Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott lost another case. This is very good news for Texas families, school teachers and administrators. This has not been a ...
Libby Shaw 08/29/2014 5 22 1 -
Ted Cruz: The Texas Republican Anti-Government Demagogue Strikes Again
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Only cowards would scapegoat children. It seems to me that many, if not most members of Congress more than deserve to get fired in November. This would include ...
Libby Shaw 08/04/2014 10 8 - -
The Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Roundup: What a Week!
Wishing all of you a Happy Bastille Day! Before we share news of the busy week in Texas politics we are pleased to announce that a Fox News host lost his patience with Rick Perry's swaggering ...
Libby Shaw 07/14/2014 4 9 - -
The Texas Alliance of Progressive Bloggers: Driving Around, Looking for Explosive Chemicals
First of all let me tell you Democrats in Texas, and some Republicans too, cannot wait for this guy to leave. He'll no doubt be heading for the Presidential campaign trail and moving to California, ...
Libby Shaw 07/07/2014 4 19 1 -
The Texas GOP: Now it's "IMMIGEDDON"
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw What we need at the Tex/Mex border are more judges. But for the Texas GOP boots, guns and fear works best. Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Most of us are aware ...
Libby Shaw 06/23/2014 7 11 - -
The Texas GOP Unleashes its Hate Genie
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Why bother to address issues of substance that matter to most of us when it is easier to scare voters with hate talk? First of ...
Libby Shaw 06/16/2014 60 92 2 -
Texas GOP: Welcome to the Funny Farm. The time for change is long overdue
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw. When I posted my return to the U.S. from France on Facebook this morning, one friend in Texas wrote" welcome back to the funny farm." And so I read yesterday ...
Libby Shaw 06/09/2014 14 67 4 -
Texas GOP: No Blow is Too Low. Bring on the Boats, Hoes and Abortion Barbie
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw. Texas voters have witnessed more than our fair share of Rovian scorched earth politics and personal character assassination campaigns that serve to anger, bore ...
Libby Shaw 05/26/2014 14 53 2 -
Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Joe Barton, Texas GOP Serve as Shills for the Koch Brothers
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw. It should come as no surprise to any of us. The Koch brothers are using their wealth and influence to purchase a political system for themselves. They want to ...
Libby Shaw 05/23/2014 5 14 - -
TX: Rick Perry, Greg Abbott Argue for Death
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw On Tuesday morning after my husband brought in the newspapers (yes, we read the print editions) I heard him mutter "barbarians" as he opened the front page of ...
Libby Shaw 05/16/2014 12 15 1 -
TX: Wendy Davis Links Greg Abbott to Cancer Institute Scandal
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Wendy Davis implicated Greg Abbott in the CPRIT scandal. As the top cop on the oversight beat at the time, the Attorney General turned a blind eye to the ...
Libby Shaw 05/08/2014 17 99 3 -
Greg Abbott for TX Governor Serves up Hate, Updated
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as libby shaw. Greg Abbott descended into a hole in hate hell when he invited Ted Nugent to serve as one of his surrogates. But at least we now know a side of Greg Abbott we ...
Libby Shaw 02/18/2014 12 19 1 -
Come Back to Texas, Ted
Since retiring from my "day job" I've taken a break from blogging. Now that I have more time on my hands I've been engaged in more hands on activism. I volunteer for the Harris County Democratic ...
Libby Shaw 02/16/2014 69 76 - -
Did TX GOP Wannabe Gov Audition for the Koch Brothers?
According to a report in the Dallas Morning News Greg Abbott is being quite cagey about a private meeting he attended recently at a posh resort in New Mexico. Charles and David, Koch, right wing ...
Libby Shaw 12/27/2013 7 14 - -
"Destroy Obama Care" Cyber Attacks on Healthcare.gov Revealed
Destroy Obama Care. It should come as no surprise to anyone that there has been a number of right wing cyber attacks on the healthcare.gov site. It seems that there has been a concerted effort ...
Libby Shaw 11/17/2013 114 263 7 -
The Texas Taliban: Hard at work in Washington D.C. and Austin
The Republican Texas Taliban are hard at work doing what they do best. They continue to ignore the interests and needs of their constituents while they kowtow to the 1% of billionaires, millionaires,
Libby Shaw 05/01/2013 11 18 - -
Texas Recipe for Disaster: Small Government, Lax Regulation, Little Oversight
Corporate Domestic Terrorism. Welcome to Rick Perry's Texas where regulation does not kill jobs. It kills and maims people instead. Governor Rick Perry has been running around the U.S. boasting ...
Libby Shaw 04/25/2013 9 11 1 -
TX U.S. Senator Carnival Cruz Gets FiliBusted
Those are not my words. They belong to Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa. He made the statement below in response to Senator Cruz's vile efforts to filibuster any possible discussions ...
Libby Shaw 04/15/2013 9 10 - -
Rick Perry, Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz are lying about Obamacare
Shocking. Not. Rick Perry and Greg Abbott have been railing against the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, since the day the bill passed into law. The junior Senator of the ...
Libby Shaw 04/01/2013 13 15 - -
Houston: It is illegal to feed homeless but country clubs get tax cuts
Only in Rick Perry's Texas and Annise Parker's Houston would it be illegal to feed the homeless while the River Oaks Country Clubs get whopping tax breaks. As if the ...
Libby Shaw 03/18/2013 22 21 1 -
Dear John, Rafael Ted and Hangin' Judge Ted
The consequences of the sequester. POW. Of course the Republican Party will blame the pain on President Obama.
Libby Shaw 03/06/2013 2 5 - -
Yet More Crony Capitalist Sleaze Oozes From Texas
Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Guess what, Texas? Are we drop dead shocked that big city money contributes to Rick Perry's Texas One "non-profit" group? This would be the group that funds the Governor'
Libby Shaw 02/26/2013 9 13 - -
Rick Perry Shows His Love For Corporate Welfare Queens
I did not want my tombstone to read, 'She kept a really clean house.' I think I'd like them to remember me by saying, 'She opened government to everyone.' Ann Richards. Ann Richards served as ...
Libby Shaw 02/17/2013 35 59 - -
We Will Flip Texas: Updated
Update: Some of you said you want to be involved with Battle Ground Texas. As noted in the comments v2aggie2 said the organization will start up next month. I'll post a diary as soon as I learn ...
Libby Shaw 01/31/2013 164 173 4 -
The Bush Dynasty Raises its Greedy Head. Again
Just when we thought Bush Inc. had been put out to pasture forever, thanks to all angels in a political heaven, it seems that a heavily veiled devil lurked among the angels of hope for a better ...
Libby Shaw 01/21/2013 16 12 - -
Earth to Lloyd Blankfein and the GOP: You must be flipping kidding
So, a Goldman Sachs loser of the universe, Lloyd Blankfein, yet another fat cat plutocrat gazillionaire, who can't seem to hoard enough money to satisfy his pathological addiction to greed, suggests ...
Libby Shaw 12/05/2012 22 11 - -
Mitt Romney's Bogus Jobs Plan
Honestly, what is not bogus about Mitt Romney? According to Nobel Laureate in Economics, Professor Paul Krugman, Mitt Romney has no credible jobs plans. The numbers he presents don't add up. This ...
Libby Shaw 10/19/2012 2 1 - -
YES we will re-elect President Obama
Cross posted on Texas Kaos. The animator for the Simpson's and Family Guy created a brilliant video called "Why Obama Now." Thanks to The Troubadour over at Daily Kos for sharing it.
Libby Shaw 10/12/2012 5 6 1 -
#Lyin'Ryan Part Deux. Take your VoucherCare and Shove It
As I mentioned earlier in the diary below #LyinRyan, a number of journalists have taken Vice Presidential Republican candidate Paul Ryan to task for his Convention speech. Why? Ryan's speech ...
Libby Shaw 08/31/2012 4 6 - 97
Voters voted for jobs in 2010. The GOP delivered witch hunts
Voter's remorse, anyone? I would think so. Cross posted on Texas Kaos. In 2010 John Boehner and the Republican Party ran on a jobs and economy platform. And yet since the GOP, which was swept ...
Libby Shaw 06/24/2012 6 10 - 81
The Texas Republican Gerrymander Cowards
When the Texas Republican Party is not imposing more government regulation on a woman's right to choose or when it is not busy passing Voter ID laws that will make it more difficult for certain ...
Libby Shaw 05/19/2012 13 10 - 85
Blame it all on Sluts and Woodstock
Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Earth to all women. GOP leader Rush Limbaugh has ruthlessly and cruelly savaged a female third year law student at Georgetown University for having the nerve to speak ...
Libby Shaw 03/04/2012 13 20 - 151
Help Kossack Horace Boothroyd III
Oh come on Kossacks. Why on earth would we burn bucks by spending our limited and precious financial resources for Republican primary candidates? Let the party that declares cynical and unending ...
Libby Shaw 02/16/2012 38 95 1 697
Pick Your Poison Texas: Who is the Biggest Bigot? Rick Perry or Ron Paul?
Has anyone noticed that neither Texas Presidential candidate, Rick Perry nor Ron ...
Libby Shaw 01/02/2012 23 10 - 109
Rick Perry A Bum Steer In More Ways Than One
Rick Perry has won Texas Monthly's annual snarky award, the Bum Steer of the Year. ...
Libby Shaw 12/16/2011 25 21 - 141
An OOPS, Serial Flipper Flopper, Adulterers, a Sourpuss and a Scared Spin Doctor
Step right up Republicans and pick your poison for the GOP Presidential nomination. Your choices are as good as a Party of No, Obstruction and one in which is of by and for the 1% million and ...
Libby Shaw 12/04/2011 10 15 - 106
Governor OOPS! Perry Messes Up Again
Heaven help us. Dear Sweet Jesus. I implore you to save us from the peril called cheap thrills Rick Perry. It seems that our Governor, in a desperate attempt to reboot his pathetic Presidential ...
Libby Shaw 11/22/2011 15 10 - 191
Rick Perry's Multiple Train Wrecks
Love is fading fast for Rick Perry. After Rick Perry's multiple GOP Presidential debate train wrecks, his most important and dependable train of them all,
Libby Shaw 11/19/2011 10 9 - 80
Eric Cantor Gets Mic Checked in Houston#Occupy Houston
At the James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, graduate students boldly and ...
Libby Shaw 11/16/2011 11 30 - 203
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