Daily Archives: June 14, 2009

Chron opines on Ed Johnson

The Chron follows up its story on Ed Johnson, the local GOP’s ace in the hole in the Tax Assessor’s office, with an editorial that recaps the story and gently chides Tax Assessor Leo Vasquez. Given the recent history of … Continue reading

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Weekend link dump for June 14

You’re a grand old flag, you’re a high-flying flag, and forever in peace may you wave… ATM malware. Just what we need. Get yer photography license over here. Congratulations to Melissa Zamora of Bloggin’ All Things Brownsville for her election … Continue reading

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Will Perry bow to Berman?

State Rep. Leo Berman, who’s been threatening to run for Governor so he can personally deport anyone who looks like an undocumented immigrant, is now offering a deal to Governor Perry where he’d drop out and endorse the Governor in … Continue reading

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How about that CCA’s reputation for fairness?

This is just precious. The longest serving Judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Lawrence “Larry” Meyers, has announced he is seeking re-election in 2010. The Court has been called a national laughingstock by one of its other members … Continue reading

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Falkenberg on HB770

Lisa Falkenberg hops on the HB770 train, both in her column and her blog, with video of Rep. Wayne Christian at work. I don’t really have anything to add to that, but I will note that there’s another reason to … Continue reading

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