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HARVEY RELIEF VOTE DOESN’T HOLD WATER

Last week my opponent in next year’s Congressional election, Mac Thornberry, voted against providing $15 billion in flood relief for the residents of Houston and the surrounding area. Congressman Thornberry’s stated reason for his vote was that the relief funding

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Posted in Environmental Consonsideration, Facts, Truth and Belief, Military Matters, Our Uncertain Future, The Progressive Imperative

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A “PROGRESSIVE?”

                  If we are going to be progressive then I suppose we ought to decide what that means. It isn’t enough to simply be opposed to something. With infinite options before us, articulating what it is that we oppose

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We Need New Labels

Our current political labels aren’t working. In my younger days it seemed we got along with just two: Democrat and Republican. I suppose the problem with these labels was that they didn’t convey much. America is a republic. America is

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