North Texas Voters OK State Amendments & Local Bond PackagesVoters statewide approved all seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on Tuesday and locally gave the go-ahead for a number of school and road improvement bond packages.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
Opinion: Happy ThanksgivingThe Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Quit Gloating And WhiningWe had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!
Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics TodayRove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.
Opinion: Four More Years Of GridlockEven the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The ElectionToday, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
Opinion: This Is What A Mandate Looks LikeAfter two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.