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US Politics & Gov't

12 Ridiculous Ted Cruz Quotes That Show Why the 'Proud Wacko Bird' Will Never Be President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, government, politics, news, Ted Cruz, Texas, republicans, tea party, media, congress )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Ted Cruz's official Twitter account informed Americans that there would be "some news you won't want to miss," which denizens of Twitter used as inspiration to create a "#TedCruzCampaignSlogans" hashtag campaign ridiculing Cruz's aspirations.
'Your World Is on Fire': Ted Cruz Scares the Hell Out of a Terrified Little Girl in New Hampshire ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, corruption, Ted Cruz, Texas, New Hampshire, abuse, dishonesty, lies, ethics, propaganda, republicans, news, elections, freedoms, government, politics )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
"Ted Cruz literally just scared a little girl in NH," Smith wrote. "The world is on fire?!" she asked, repeating his line on Obama-Clinton foreign policy." Cruz replied, turning to face the girl and her mother. "Yes! Your world is on fire!"
Sarah Palin: Dying Caribou Have to 'Take One for the Team' So We Can Expand Oil Pipelines
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Sarah Palin, NAPE, Alaska, Texas, oil pipeline, environment, death, destruction, animals, caribou, ethics, politics, government, sadness, interesting, corruption, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 41 days ago - rawstory.com
Palin delighted members of the oil and gas industry in a speech to the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Texas on Thursday. "Energy is my baby," Palin explained, adding that oil and gas could "feed and fuel a hungry nation with what God has ...
Islamophobic Rally in Texas as Senators Push for Anti-Palestinian Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Embassy, Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Texas, Cruz, Islamophobia, propaganda, dishonesty, congress, news, ethics, republicans, government, AIPAC )

Carrie
- 67 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Sponsored by hardline Republican Senators Dean Heller of Nevada and Ted Cruz of Texas, the bill - the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2015 - is an updated version of previous bills that sought the same goal.
USA: Texas Must Halt Shameful Execution of Man With Severe Mental Disability | Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, Texas, severe mental disability, amnesty international, Rick Perry )

Kathryn
- 116 days ago - amnestyusa.org
The State of Texas should immediately halt its shameful plans to execute a man with severe mental illness, said Amnesty International with the scheduled execution now less than a week away. Article and Twitter Campaign link.
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 )

Carrie
- 158 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 )

Carrie
- 159 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 )

Carrie
- 160 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
- 185 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 )

Carrie
- 205 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 )

Carrie
- 220 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 )

Carrie
- 247 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
- 252 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 )

Carrie
- 264 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.
 

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