Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Friday random ten: Crazy talk

Let’s go crazy! 1. Crazy – Gnarls Barkley/Seal/Patsy Cline/Peter Wolf 2. Crazy ‘Cause I Love You – The Hot Club of Cowtown 3. Crazy For You – Madonna 4. Crazy Game – Indigo Girls 5. Crazy Life – Toad the … Continue reading

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Judicial Q&A: Harold Landreneau

(Note: As I have done in past elections, I am running a series of Q&As for judicial candidates in contested Democratic primaries. This is intended to help introduce the candidates and their experiences to those who plan to vote in … Continue reading

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Trump’s lousy approval ratings in Texas

According to Gallup. President Donald Trump’s job approval rating averaged 38% throughout the U.S. in 2017, but at the state level it ranged from a high of 61% in West Virginia to a low of 26% in Vermont. Trump averaged … Continue reading

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Looking to hire more cops for Houston

We’ll see about this. The head of the Houston police union announced Wednesday that city leaders had pledged to grow the Houston Police Department ranks by 500 officers over the next five years, far fewer than the city’s police chief … Continue reading

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People who oppose the high speed rail line continue to oppose the high speed rail line

The DEIS hearings go as you’d expect them to. Meetings to discuss a proposed high-speed train between Houston and Dallas pulled into some of the areas most opposed to the project on Tuesday night, as federal environmental meetings continue to … Continue reading

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