Category Archives: Texas, America’s Lab for Bad Policy

Big Lie Boffo Box Office in Texas Explained

It’s sort of buried at the end of a long, deeply reported article on Texas AG Ken Paxton’s very compromised office, entitled, Dysfunction in Texas AG’s office as Paxton seeks third term, and it explains how documentary fabulist D’Vorce D’Spousa’s movie got … Continue reading

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Some Fries With Your Stupid, Texas?

Be proud, Texas: Texas banned more books from school libraries this past year than any other state in the nation, targeting titles centering on race, racism, abortion and LGBTQ representation and issues. .

Posted in Book Banning, Fascism, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 7 Comments

Ah, Texas!

Where is Texas AG Ken Paxton these days? Avoiding a subpoena, it seems: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home to avoid being served a subpoena Monday in a federal lawsuit filed by groups seeking to help Texans receive … Continue reading

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Good News From Floriduh

…the Theocrat judge who said that a 17-year old girl was too young and too dumb to have an abortion was voted out of office.  Hillsborough County Democrats are exuberant about Nancy Jacobs’ defeat of Circuit Judge Jared Smith in … Continue reading

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Revealed: GOP Plan for Day 1 If They Retake The Government

Chip Roy says Republicans should shut down government on day 1 of the new Congress next January to force Democrats to repeal the Inflation Reduction Act — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 12, 2022 Rep. Chip Roy, is from America’s … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy, Wingnuttia | 9 Comments

What Beto Said

Happy Hour News .@BetoORourke to a Greg Abbott supporter who laughed when the gubernatorial candidate mentioned the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas: “It may be funny to you motherfucker, but it’s not funny to me.” #txlege — Shannon … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Texas-Area Patent Medicine Salesman Loses Case: A Texas jury has ordered far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay the parents of a victim of the Sandy Hook school shooting $45.2 million in punitive damages. The same jury … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorists, Crazeee States, Guns! Guns! Guns!, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 4 Comments

Texas: America’s Lab for Bad Policy

OK, that’s pretty good, and it went viral on Twitter. The ad is not by Tex. Gov. Grerr Abbott’s  Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, but instead is Mothers Against Greg Abbott, which has a nifty acronym you might have heard before! It … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, Crazeee States, Forced Birth, sexism, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy, War on Women | 1 Comment

The Quotable Mayor Pete

Nehls: He falls off bicyclesButtigieg: I’m glad to have a President who can ride a bicycle — Acyn (@Acyn) July 19, 2022 I’m beginning to think that the Snark is strong in Transportation Secretary Mayor Pete, and I’m OK … Continue reading

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Even When Sober, Rep. Jackson Is an Angry Madman

Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas, America’s Lab for Bad Policy where only recently in Uvalde a shooting left 19 children and two teachers dead), noted for violent outbursts —even when sober and not lying on behalf of Hair Füror— has something … Continue reading

Posted in Ammosexuals, Gundamentalists, Guns! Guns! Guns!, Ronny Jackson, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 17 Comments