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Are TX Dems Jumping Ship?


December 12, 2010 Another Democrat Defection Thomas Lifson A Texas state legislator has announced he is leaving the Democratic Party, and a colleague is likely to follow suit, giving the GOP a two thirds majority, and the ability to pass constitutional amendments, and tap the state’s rainy day fund without a single Demcorat vote. The […]

DeLay Convicted of Money Laundering


DeLay was defiant Wednesday after a jury convicted him in what prosecutors alleged was a scheme to send more Republicans to Congress by funneling illegal corporate money to Texas legislative candidates in 2002.

Texas General Election Early Voting Begins


Texas Candidates For Governor Urge Supporters to Vote By JAY ROOT and KELLEY SHANNON – Associated Press Writers The candidates for Texas governor fanned out across the state Monday on the first day of early voting, slipping into polling places in Austin and Houston to vote for themselves before urging their supporters to do the […]

Mexican Investigator in Falcon Lake Shooting Found Decapitated

Falcon Lake sheriff interviewed about decapitated Mexican investigator

A Mexican Investigator looking into the Falcon Lake shooting of a tourist has been found decapitated.

Bill White Looks to Sun, Wind Energy For Texas


If elected governor, White promises to keep Texas the “energy capital of the world” by focusing on energy efficiency and renewable sources like wind and solar.

Atty. Gen. Calls For Statewide Foreclosure Freeze

Greg Abbott

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott asked loan servicing companies on Monday to suspend all foreclosure activities over concerns about the accuracy of foreclosure documents. In a letter sent to 27 companies that service mortgage loans in Texas, Abbott’s office demanded the immediate suspension of foreclosures, selling foreclosed properties and evicting people living in […]

News Asserts Gov. Perry Misused Tech Fund

Governor Perry

ARTICLE The Emerging Technology Fund, a key component of Governor Perry’s economic development program, is a recent target of investigation by The Dallas Morning News, who asserts that $16 million has been awarded to companies that are significant donors to the governor’s campaign for re-election.  Hailed as an important investment in the future of Texas, […]

Drug War Now Shooting War Both Sides of Border

The Mexican Drug War is an armed conflict taking place between rival drug cartels and government forces in Mexico. This war has now evolved into a shooting war along the U.S. Mexican border and beyond into most states across the country. This war is being waged between the Mexican Drug cartels, Mexico gangs, American gangs, […]

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