A woman caused quite a stir online by saying the border town of Laredo “sucks” and “thank God I wasn’t born here.” That video, which got more than 20 thousand hits in just two days, amounts to a long, rambling rant from Sarah Walls about how she wishes she’d never moved to Laredo from Colorado.
President Obama has upset some of his supporters by softening his position on how money will be spent on his behalf during his re-election bid this fall. He’s thrown his support to a so-called Super PAC, which can raise and spend an unlimited amount of money as long as they don’t coordinate with his campaign.
I had a spirited exchange today with Wall Stree Journal Editorial Board Member Mary Kissel about the administration’s plan to help homeowners in trouble with their mortgates.
An intense debate has broken out about Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott’s contention that the tests taken by public school students are a “perversion” of the legislature’s original intent.
There has been a lot of speculation what Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s real goal is with what may very well be his last political campaign.
After three days of intense controversy, the Susan G. Komen foundation has reversed course and will continue to send grant money to Planned Parenthood in Texas and around the nation.
Ok, so I’m cribbin’ from the Texas Tribune with the headline, but here’s the full interview from this morning’s show on News 92 FM. We covered a wide range of issues from gay marriage to gun rights to why in the world he’d want to get into the rough and tumble sport of Texas politics.
Craig James, the former ESPN analyst and football star running for United States Senate from Texas, told me today that he’s against the gay marriage ban in the Lone Star State.
The decision by the Texas-based Susan G. Komen Foundation to cut off all funding/grants to Planned Parenthood lit up my Facebook and Twitter feeds like no story has recently.
Scott Braddock is a journalist and political analyst based in Austin.
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