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What Washington doesn’t want people to think about on Immigration

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While the debate rages in Washington about immigration, one thing that should be on the top of the list of considerations is being largely overlooked. In spite of the fact that the following report was aired on ABC, it’s unlikely that anyone is going to be hearing too many politicians grabbing the spotlight to talk about it. They will prefer ...

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Are Texans Innately Conservative? Liberal? Or Libertarian?

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Note: This was originally posted at Free Radical Network There is going to be a big fight in Texas.  The Battleground Texas group is trying to make inroads into the state, in hopes of turning Texas either purple or blue. They think the best strategy is ‘get out the vote’ campaigns.  Executive Director Jenn Brown told “The Dallas Morning News” ...

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Greg Abbott and the Art of the Twitter Townhall

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  Twitter is probably one of the best ways to make connections with people across the globe, but it’s hard to have a serious political conversation at 140 characters. Despite this limitation, politicians are using a Twitter Town Hall as a way to get their message across and interact with voters. It’s not a bad strategy, but depends on how ...

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Misrepresenting The “Fetal Heartbeat” Texas Bill

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 Certain parts of the Internet went started frothing at the mouth on Thursday and Friday over another Texas abortion bill. Think Progress wrote, Republicans were looking “criminalize abortion services after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.” Huffington Post wrote the glaring headline, “Six-Week Abortion Ban Introduced In Texas.” Salon said the bill would “face harsh criticism and fierce opposition from ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor July 13th 2013

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When:Saturday, July 13th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge July 6th

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When:Saturday, June 29th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Abortion debate returns to Texas legislature

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Governor Rick Perry has called another special session in Texas to consider the abortion issue again. Protesters on both sides of the debate swarmed around the state capital, in the hope of swaying the legislators inside. As reported by the Washington Post: With 30 days and the majority of state lawmakers on their side, Republicans are almost assured success as ...

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Conservatives are slut shamers!

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Bailey Connell is fed up, and she’s not going to take it anymore! Sex-workers think she’s shaming sluts, or that Governor Rick Perry is a slut shamer in Texas? Gloves are off, liberals! Time to call a spade a spade.

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge June 29th

When:Saturday, June 29th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Abortion Rights Thugs Storm Texas Legislature; Block Vote On Limiting Abortions To 20 Weeks

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Same old Pro-Death “activists”. Hey, let’s go filibuster the “outrage” of limiting abortions to 20 weeks and requiring those “clinics” to implement the same standards as any surgical center! YEA! That sounds like something that is right up there with Slavery! Hurry get your code pink outfits and meet at the Texas State Capitol!! Do these idiots know just how ...

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, an Eagle Scout, ‘greatly disappointed’ with Boy Scouts’ gay ban lift

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The Headquarters for Boy Scouts Of America is located in Irving, Texas. Texas Governor Rick Perry earned the rank of Eagle Scout, as did his son Griffin. The Boy Scouts of America Organization honored Rick Perry with the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. With the announcement yesterday that the Boy Scouts of America Organization has voted to open their membership to openly ...

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CSCOPE is out of Texas schools

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CSCOPE is officially stopping from distributing lesson plans in Texas, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle. The state’s regional Education Service Centers will no longer issue lesson plans – and will forbid their use after Aug. 31 – for a popular online curriculum system that became a lightning rod for conservatives who criticized it as anti-American, legislators announced ...

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Granbury, Tx. tornadoes – 6 dead, death toll could rise

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Six are confirmed dead after severe storms and multiple tornadoes hit North Texas in the evening yesterday. Hardest hit was Granbury, Tx., where a sub-division of Habitat for Humanity homes were in the path of what from early reports, appears to have been EF-4 strength twister. There are still some people unaccounted for, and officials have stated it is possible ...

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