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As Charlie Pierce discusses, it’s maybe not such a great idea to not only have the nation’s 4th largest city, but also critical parts of the American infrastructure in an area that will be repeatedly annihilated by climate change-enhanced superstorms. Item: And this one may be my favorite, which is to say, the one that […]
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On August 25, 2017
Look, if you are going to run a government dedicated to ethnic cleansing, the important priority when a hurricane brings catastrophic flooding to south Texas is making sure the people of the Brownsville area, many of whom are undocumented, can’t flee north without getting their papers checked. Think of all the people the Border Patrol […]
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Above: If only There’s never good news when we are talking Texas politics. That very much includes its war on women. It’s possible that, even if Planned Parenthood is defunded at the federal level by current Republican efforts, funding might be restored by subsequent legislation. But Texas provides a startling example of how quickly the […]
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Republicans being Republican. First in the shitshow known as North Carolina: Three Republicans in North Carolina’s House of Representatives have introduced a bill to reverse the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling in the state. H.B. 780, reported by WNCN Tuesday, states that the Supreme Court’s ruling declaring that same-sex couples are guaranteed the right to […]
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