Betty Brown

Politics & Policy|
March 4, 2010

Lone Star Project’s take (mis-take) on the elections

From their release today: “In one State House race after another, center-right Republicans were defeated by far-right extremists, leaving room for Democrats to attract and win independent voters in the fall.” There are two things wrong with this statement. One is that only two State House Republicans lost, period. “One

Politics & Policy|
March 2, 2010

R’s against R’s

A group of Republican House members has injected themselves into Republican primary races in an effort to defeat their own colleagues. In my book, this is bottom-of-the-barrel behavior, but these folks are the type to do it. Those inclined toward eating their own young are Leo Berman, Wayne Christian, Betty

Politics & Policy|
January 5, 2010

Betty Brown challenger cites Bum Steer award

This is from a release by the Lance Gooden campaign: Bum Steers: Sheila Jackson-Lee, Gloria Steinem and…Betty Brown TERRELL, TX – State Representative Betty Brown joined the ranks of other not-so-respected public figures like liberal Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee, radical feminist Gloria Steinem and Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith when

Politics & Policy|
January 7, 2009

The Liberation

I have covered the Texas House of Representatives since 1975. What I love about the place is that, traditionally, it is has been an open shop. The culture of the House is that you can do what you are big enough to do, whether you are on the team or

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