Financing casinos since 1993.
If Texas Monthly knows about it it's not a secret, it's common knowledge.
Today's featured video: State approved crummy charter schools despite red flags; schools misspent $13M in state funds | Texas Watchdog
tags: Texas Watchdog
Sacrifice is for the little people – Off the Kuff
"You almost have to admire the gall." Or, in Kuff's case, identify with it.
Whitmire, Ogden push back on Perry's plea for more $ | Trail Blazers Blog | dallasnews.com
As well they should.
tags: The 82nd
Rail car supplier refunding $14 million to Metro | Newswatch | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
"and Garcia said the $14 million could be applied toward new rail car purchases." Of course.
tags: Dysfunction Junction
Iranian Govt. Calls for Friday Rally to Show 'Hatred' for Opposition | Middle East | English
Comment of the Day: Right-Wing Talk Radio at Its Worst - Houston News - Hair Balls
If that's the comment of the day the Press should consider moth-balling the comments.
tags: Houston Press
Texas state Rep. Todd Hunter accepted $25k donation from Hurricane Ike lawyer Steve Mostyn's firm days after being chosen to mediate his case | Texas Watchdog
Kudos to TW for not bowing to the pressure of a frivolous lawsuit by a political partisan.
RealClearPolitics - Mitch Daniels' Moment, and Dilemmas
Daniels pleased everyone but the fringe. That's a good thing. I still don't think he can win though.
tags: Election 2012
Answering Obama's Budget Critics | The New Republic
If you build a big enough straw man.....
The Ever-More-Desperate Health Care Budget Gimmicks - Megan McArdle - Business - The Atlantic
McArdle has been spot on with this.
The Politics of the New Middle America
This idea that voters didn't reject Democrats is unusual at best, dishonest at worst.
Greens sour on natural gas - Bob King - POLITICO.com
"Whatever happened to the romance between the environmental lobby and natural gas? "// - It makes sense and will work, which means the Greens are against it.
Texas Republicans in risky territory - Richard E. Cohen - POLITICO.com
There's probably no way to protect ALL of the current seats.
Russ Feingold launches progressive PAC - Jennifer Epstein - POLITICO.com
The Democratic Tea Party? Fighting of course.
GOP blasts FCC on net neutrality - Eliza Krigman - POLITICO.com
"Republicans took the FCC to task for enacting a net neutrality order without any sound market-based analysis to justify it at a House hearing Wednesday."// - The problem, of course, being that the FCC doesn't understand the concept of the "Market"
PUC: Still looking, but no signs of price gaming in blackouts | Energy | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Ironically, many of the same people who point to a lack of "evidence" of massive voter fraud believe price gouging occured despite the lack of any hard "evidence".
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