Rick Perry and Friends Welcome Toxic Burritos

If It’s Really Bad, Ship It to West Texas – The PCBs of the Hudson River Heading to Texas, Hudson’s Toxic Mud Stirs Town: NY Times May 31, 2009

EUNICE, N.M. — There are not many towns in America that would welcome the 2.5 million cubic yards of toxic sludge being […]

Mr. Obama, Bring Down the War Criminals!

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Among several sticky tar babies Bush left Obama the worst are: Guantanamo, torture, capital war crimes! The clock is ticking for Obama. The time for ‘good faith’ is running out! Unless Obama moves to close Guantanamo now and end the practice of torture while bringing war crimes […]

Obama’s Honeymoon is Over

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Barack Obama has had his 100 days! The honeymoon is over! The gloves are off! Mr. Obama, tear down those illegal prisons!

Two thousand pictures of Americans performing acts of savage torture on prisoners will not be released to the general public if Mr. Obama gets […]

Last Resort – Retire Early While You Can


With the current state of US and world economy, the alternative to jumping out a window, committing a heinous crime or planting your pup tent under an overpass, is retire early and collect your meager social security check at general delivery. Yes, the post office still has General Delivery.

Have […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – May 25, 2009

It’s a special Memorial Day edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance weekly blog roundup. Here are the highlights:

WhosPlayin only had Random Thoughts this week, but guest blogger Calvin Tillman – mayor of Dish, TX – weighed in with his thoughts on the Stacked Deck being dealt by the Texas Railroad […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – May 18, 2009

This is my version of the weekly TPA Roundup.

At Bluedaze, TXsharon asks: What are the chances that an industry in charge of conducting its own testing to determine waste disposal methods will find toxin levels too high if that means disposal of the waste will be more costly? […]

How K Street Pimps America

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

K street –DC’s lobby district –pimps America but it is the American people who get screwed! The US government is increasingly answerable to foreign governments rather than to the American electorate. A previous EC article charged that Rupert Murdoch and his crooked Fox network ‘shilled’ Bush’s war […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – Monday, May 11, 2009

It’s Monday, and that means it is time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s weekly round-up.

The city of DISH, TX is one of several municipalities that have already adopted a resolution calling for the repeal of Big Oil’s exemption to the Safe Drinking Water Act. TXsharon […]

One Time $250 Rebate Comes From Social Security, Not IRS

One-Time Economic Recovery Payment

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This law provides for a one-time economic recovery payment of $250 to people who get certain types of Federal benefits.

Who will receive the one-time $250 economic recovery payment? The law provides for a one-time payment for certain individuals who receive Social […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – Monday, May 4, 2009

It’s Monday — time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s weekly blog roundup.

How would Republicans handle a pandemic? CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme knows. They’d hunker down. Get out their guns and shoot anybody with a runny nose.

After a record 3 weeks without a post in […]