Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

RIP, State Rep. Ken Legler

Very sad news. State Rep. Ken Legler, R-Pasadena, passed away Friday, according to the Texas House speaker’s office. He was 54. The cause of death is believed to be a heart attack, according to his office. Legler was first elected … Continue reading

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Friday random eight: School’s out

What the hell, it’s a short week and the last day of school was yesterday. 1. Be True To Your School – Beach Boys 2. Big School – team9 vs. Stereogum 3. Bitch School – Chris Cohoon 4. Schoolhouse Rock … Continue reading

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The Oliver problem

sigh Lloyd Oliver had run for office at least five times – likely more, he said; he’s lost count – and been beaten each time, falling short of judgeships and congressional seats, getting trounced as both a Republican and a … Continue reading

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Beating Bradley

The Statesman writes about the aftermath of the GOP primary for District Attorney in Williamseon County where voters resoundingly threw out John Bradley. Michael Morton wasn’t on the ballot, didn’t campaign and didn’t back a candidate, but the recently exonerated … Continue reading

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It sure would be nice if The Lege would do something about the drought

Don’t count on it, though. Most of Texas has emerged from its driest year on record, but the turn in weather likely will dampen legislative interest in the state’s water supply. Water planners, policy experts and scientists said Monday at … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse coming inside the Loop

Woo hoo! I am so thrilled to announce that we’re getting two new Alamo Drafthouse locations in Houston! I love living in Houston and I love the Alamo theaters here, and the expansion of the company in this wonderful city … Continue reading

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