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

Mar 4, 2010 By Paul Burka

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…

R’s against R’s

Mar 2, 2010 By Paul Burka

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…

Betty Brown challenger cites Bum Steer award

Jan 5, 2010 By Paul Burka

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…

The Liberation

Jan 7, 2009 By Paul Burka

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…