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H.R. 5843: Are Americans Responsible Adults, Try H.R. 5842

If Big Pharma can find a way to profit from these bills, they would pass in a heartbeat. Government Agencies from Federal down to your local Sheriff consider “Marijuana Busts” their bread and butter. Lotsa mileage from little effort. Yes, there is a LOT of money to be made while Marijuana stays illegal. […]

Hat Tip To Citizen Activism Against Sleazy Texas Politics

Man takes law into his own hands

Dripping Springs resident shows how citizens can bypass law enforcement.

Gary Conner

Gary Conner … ignited a Travis County grand jury investigation into so-called “ghost voting,” the practice of lawmakers at the Texas Capitol voting electronically for colleagues who are not at their desks.

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Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up July 28, 2008

TXsharon challenges you to view these pictures of Domestic Drilling Armageddon in the Barnett Shale and still support the Drill and Burn Domestic Drilling agenda.U.S. Rep. Ciro Rodriguez’ Republican challenger for the 23rd Congressional seat is taken to task by Mike Thomas of Rhetoric & Rhythm for shirking his responsiblity on a […]

Republicans Scramble For Last Drop Of OIL Before Armageddon

… a memo circulated to the GOP caucus, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) implored his members to vote against adjournment for the August recess if the minority cannot secure a vote on offshore drilling or their “all of the above” energy plan.

Bills brought to the floor under suspension of the […]

Mess In The Mississippi – Consequences

Mississippi River closed to Gulf of Mexico

Workers along the Mississippi River try to contain the hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel oil from a barge and ship collision on Wednesday. The river is now closed to the Gulf of Mexico.

The massive oil spill that remains a major threat […]

Lloyd Doggett; “Like a Texas Steer, the President would ‘fix’ Medicare for All Time

“Like a Texas Steer, the President would ‘fix’ Medicare for All Time

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke out in favor of H. Res. 1368, a rule suspending the arbitrary Medicare “trigger” for the 110th Congress. In a speech […]

McConnell Extorts Senate For Off Shore Drilling

Stop the Senate. Mitch McConnell has called to block all bills before the Senate if Democrats block offshore drilling. Now isn’t that smart, block legislation that can impact Americans now and push for a bill whose product will not be seen for 10 years. Yes, the republican way of doing business, tell the […]

Hurricane Dolly vs Texas Border Wall

This image speaks more to the insanity of building a fence along the Texas border with Mexico.

This wall project has more “un-intended” consequences than have been seriously studied.

If you consider the human factor in this region, the resources for assistance is uneven. The further north this damage goes, the further away […]

Ah, Texas Tort Reform – Texas Lawyers, Best of the Worst

Texans For Lawsuit Reform Speaks Out On Plaintiff Bar Scandals Chairman Says Recent Convictions Undermine Public Trust in Civil Justice System AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 14, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX) — Texans for Lawsuit Reform Chairman Richard W. Weekley spoke out on the wave of malfeasance among personal injury trial lawyers, saying recent […]

Fallujah Prepares For Yet Another Attack

You have to wonder why the U.S. media is not covering the next attack on Fallujah. The foreign press is covering it, the remaining residents are aware of the upcoming U.S. assault, hell, even the police and Iraqi military in Fallujah are aware of it. So again, why is the U.S. media ignoring […]