Some conservative activists have a big problem with part of the Voter ID law that was passed by the Texas legislature. The San Antonio Toll Party and Texas TURF (Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom) objecting to using money from the “mobility fund” to pay for photo ID’s that will be given to low income […]
I was on CBS 11 News this afternoon with Karen Borta to make one of the points I’ve often thought about: Will President Obama, like Lyndon Johnson, be remembered mainly as a War President?
Texas School Funding Fight has Dems Blaming Tax Structure, Business Leaders Saying “It’s the economy (stupid)” AUDIO
It seems to me the two sides in the fight over how to pay for public schools in Texas aren’t even in the same building, let alone the same room.
Liberals and Democrats were upset with Fox News this weekend (shocking, I know) because Fox News Sunday Host Chris Wallace “slammed” the White House for not booking Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and Sec. of Defense Robert Gates on his program. Wallace was described by some as “whining.” But, I watched the clip and didn’t […]
As the uprisings in the Arab world intensify, we’ve heard a lot about the influence of the internet, Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc. But, what about war games?
I’m listening to the tape of Dallas Mayor Dwaine Caraway’s conversation with police about the domestic disturbance that resulted in officers being called to his home on Jan. 2. It is difficult to listen to and there is abundant rough language.
After he was directed to find massive cuts in teaching staff and other costs, the superintendent of the Plano School District took a direct shot at Governor Rick Perry this afternoon on KRLD. Dr. Doug Otto told me that the Republican Governor’s assertions that there’s a 1 to 1 ratio of administrators to teachers is […]
Can the Democrats in the Republican-controlled Texas House hope for any influence whatsoever in the debate over a proposed requirement to show photo ID when casting ballots in the Great State?
I saw this headline on the Newsweek website: “How Dumb Are We?” That’s the kind of headline that gets your attention but it’s probably too weak.
This morning at 9:30, Mitch Carr and I had have the pleasure of speaking with Steve Martin on KRLD. You can listen live here. He’s promoting his new bluegrass album. Mitch passes along this info: Martin’s album features collaborations with Paul McCartney, The Dixie Chicks, and bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers. The album, entitled […]
Scott Braddock is a journalist and political analyst based in Austin.
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