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Posts on ‘October 5th, 2012’

Friday random ten: Bad habits

For your Friday listening pleasure, ten behaviors to avoid. 1. Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette – Elena James 2. Smoke – Eddie From Ohio 3. Gettin’ High – Asylum Street Spankers 4. Too Much Barbecue – Big Twist and The Mellow Fellows 5. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker 6. A […]

What comes after the Metro referendum

I hope you found my series of interviews on the Metro referendum to be useful. I think there’s plenty in those four interviews to bolster your support of or opposition to the referendum. The referendum question is simple – do we or do we not want to continue the General Mobility Program? but the issue […]

Dewhurst prepares to ditch public education

This tells you all you need to know about his priorities. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is poised to announce Senate leadership changes today that could have a profound effect on Texas education policy — including giving fuel to a push for school choice. Dewhurst plans to name Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, as chairman of the […]

Making the case for the parks

Ed Wulfe advocates for the parks-related referendum on the ballot. Over the past several months, multiple organizations dedicated to Houston’s Bayou Greenway Initiative and a new organization, ParksByYou, have been uniting parks and bayou enthusiasts. Their work aims to mobilize all of us to vote “yes” for Proposition B on the ballot, a parks bond […]

Canseco’s poll response

Rep. Quico Canseco has released his own poll in CD23. New polling data released by Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco’s campaign shows the freshman congressman with a 10-point lead on his Democratic challenger, Pete Gallego. The new poll is radically different from the one released by Gallego’s campaign last month. That poll, conducted by the Democratic-leaning […]