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US Politics & Gov't

In Texas, You Can Vote With a Concealed Handgun License--But Not a Student ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter ID's, Texas, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, politics, news, corruption, republicans, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 37 days ago - newrepublic.com
Texans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A concealed handgun license is okay, but a student ID isn't.
TX Judge Responds to Complaints About Bible Reading in Court By Hosting Prayer Breakfast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, religion, Separation of Church and State, ethics, government, politics, Texas, Judge Wayne Mack, law, constitution, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 38 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas judge, under fire for opening court proceedings with a Bible reading followed by a prayer, has scheduled a prayer breakfast next week where he claims he will address the issue.
Ginsburg Issues Blistering Dissent to 'Racially Discriminatory' TX Voter ID Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Jusctice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, voter ID laws, Texas, discrimination, ethics, freedoms, elections, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics, news )

CarrieSIC
- 39 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent on Saturday morning to a Texas court's decision to uphold the state's strict Voter ID law. Ginsburg argued that the law is "racially discriminatory" and was enacted solely to keep traditionally...
El Paso Releases Video of Cop Executing Handcuffed Man -- Where's the Anger?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Law Enforcement, Police Brutality, Extrajudicial Execution, El Paso, Texas, Police Violence )

Brian
- 64 days ago - news.vice.com
"In Iraq and Syria, ISIS militants are masters of execution and know the value of a viral death video. But I'm not referring to Iraq or Syria -- I'm referring to El Paso, Texas."
Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, voting rights, voter registration, Greg Abbott, candidates, corruption, abuse, republicans, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, politics, freedoms, news )

CarrieSIC
- 84 days ago - samuel-warde.com
Texas AG and current Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott ordered a raid on a Houston voter registration drive held by an organization called Houston Votes. The previously unreported raid didn't yield arrests, but did shut down the drive.
Fighting Words From Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Gov. Rick Perry, government, satire, humor, tea party, republicans )

CarrieSIC
- 99 days ago - newyorker.com
Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Tuesday that the government had "grossly overstepped its traditional role of mandating transvaginal ultrasounds."
Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits - Volume 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Greg Abbott, Texas, elections, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, government, politics, news )

CarrieSIC
- 126 days ago - progresstexas.org
A year ago, we released Volume 1 of Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits. From not believing in science to failing to pursue a massive child sex abuse scandal, we thought Greg Abbott had hit rock bottom. Little did we know how low he could go.
Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: aboriton rights, new Texas laws, denying access and choice, women's rights, politics, Texas, government )

Cal
- 131 days ago - npr.org
In a little over a year, the number of clinics that provide abortions in Texas fell to 20 from 41, and watchdogs say that as few as six may be left by September.
ABC Cuts Off Rick Perry's Conspiracy Rant About Obama, Immigrants, Drones, and Hurricanes (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ABC News, Gov. Rick Perry, government, Texas, immigration, republicans, propaganda, freedoms, ethics, lies, politics, media )

CarrieSIC
- 143 days ago - rawstory.com
ABC News host Martha Raddatz on Sunday cut off Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) after he spent four minutes defending a conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama was plotting to fill up the United States with undocumented immigrants.
Lone Star Crazy: How Right-Wing Extremists Took Over Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Texas, Right Wing Extremists, tea party republicans, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, propaganda, politics, government )

CarrieSIC
- 148 days ago - rollingstone.com
In today's Texas, which is falling into the hands of gun nuts, border-sealers and talk-radio charlatans, George W. Bush would practically be considered a communist.
Louie Gohmert Demands Obama Stop 'Luring' Lice and Scabies-Ridden Immigrant Children (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration issue, children, Louis Gohmert, Texas, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, propaganda, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 153 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Wednesday objected to President Barack Obama's immigration policies because he said that they were "luring" diseased children to the United States.
THE ABSOLUTIST ~ The Rise of Ted Cruz
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, Texas, Republicans, Tea Party, elections, government, politics, congress, ethics )

CarrieSIC
- 156 days ago - newyorker.com
Cruz's ascendancy reflects the dilemma of the modern Republican Party, because his popularity within the Party is based largely on an act that was reviled in the broader national community.
Texas: JTTF Warned That Middle Eastern Men Are Getting Driver's Licenses With Hispanic Names
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, police and security concerns, Islamic sleeper cells )

Beth
- 169 days ago - policeone.com
This "presents a technique that possible terrorists or members of sleeper cells could use to escape notice." For "foremost is the change in identity and ability to mingle in the predominantly Hispanic community without arousing suspicion, because of their
GOP's Greg Abbott Vows to Campaign With Nugent Despite 'Sexual Predator' History (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Ted Nugent, republicans, candidate, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, elections, politics, government, propaganda )

CarrieSIC
- 281 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott this week said that a Tuesday event with Ted Nugent would go on, even after Democrats reminded him of the conservative rocker's admitted history of sexual relationships with underage girls.
Wendy Davis: "You're Damn Right It's a True Story." ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Wendy Davis, Texas, women's rights, usa, americans, humanrights )

Nancy
- 306 days ago - dailykos.com
It won't work. The only thing Greg Abbott and his allies have proved with these desperate attacks is that they don't understand what it means to live a life like mine - a life like that of so many people all across our state.
 

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