Daily Archives: June 21, 2009

Schieffer and centrism

Tom Schieffer continues his task of making the case for himself as the Democratic nominee for Governor. Fort Worth lawyer Tom Schieffer helped make George W. Bush a wealthy man. And as President Bush’s ambassador to Australia, Schieffer sold the … Continue reading

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Weekend link dump for June 21

Happy Father’s Day to all the dad out there, especially Eric Mongerson. The Internet consumes one to two percent of the world’s electricity in a given day. I’m thinking there’s some opportunities to go green in there. The best Facebook … Continue reading

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The IR Guide to Parenting

In honor of Father’s Day, I bring you this post by Stephen M. Walt on how parenting and international relations are basically the same thing. First off, modern realist theory focuses on the structure of the system and especially number … Continue reading

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TDP responds to Vasquez

From Saturday’s op-ed pages, here’s the Texas Democratic Party’s response, written by the TDP’s legal counsel Chad Dunn, to Leo Vasquez in the matter of Ed Johnson. Johnson’s conflict of interest doesn’t pass the smell test, and during the course … Continue reading

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Cillizza on White

The WaPo’s Chris Cilizza surveys the Senate campaign scene, and makes an interesting comment about Texas: Democrats’ best opportunities to broaden the current playing field are in Louisiana and Texas. […] Texas is a bit more of a longshot although … Continue reading

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Where that new transit corridors ordinance came from

Christof takes another look at the proposed urban transit corridors ordinance, and asks a simple question. Days after the City of Houston’s draft corridor urban corridors ordinance was released, Houstonians For Responsible Growth – a developer group that generally opposes any new … Continue reading

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