Texas Politics

Texas Politics feels like a dystopian HBO drama where there is only one flavor of opinion — vanilla. Tolerance is nonexistent, sprinkles aren’t allowed. Don’t even think about chocolate.

It’s embarrassing enough that a federal judge has ruled, yet again, that our voter ID law was passed to intentionally discriminate. Now the Texas Legislature approved one of the toughest anti-sanctuary city bills in the nation and detouring funds meant to prevent pollution to anti-abortion groups. Plus, the silly Bathroom Bill, which just needs to get flushed from memory.

The Texas Legislature is influenced by Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov Dan Patrick, both continuously trying to shove their religion down our throat. Let’s not forget Attorney General Ken Paxton, who refuses to leave his Collin County home for Austin and faces federal indictment charges. Both Patrick and Paxton have announced their plans to seek reelection in 2018.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Wants Attention

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wants attention. In the past week, he earned national attention from the likes of The Washington Post, Newsweek, and online site The Huffington Post. Too bad it took him an embarrassing episode of baiting of religion and race to get it. Paxton started the cycle by issuing a letter implying…

Decriminalization of Marijuana Long Overdue

Can you smell that? It’s bud. Marijuana. Sweet Mary Jane. Call it what you want, the bitter-sweet aroma of weed is up in the air with a hazy debate over its legality underway. The discussions could change how Dallas, and even Texas, deal with the punishment for the possession of pot, to the point of…