Republicans.

Some of ’em just don’t get it.

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Higher Education Update

This is what they do at the university named by U.S. News And World Report as the “top school to watch.” And their basketball team made the final four last season. Makin’ mama proud!

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Desperate Cries for Help Your Faithful Correspondent in the News

Sunday morning, KXAN’s political affairs show aired (just like last Sunday morning), hosted by Jenny Hoff (just like last Sunday morning) and I was part of the roundtable discussion (just like last Sunday  morning). We discussed the stimulus package (just like last Sunday morning). The video is here (just like last Sunday morning). Most Austinites READ MORE…

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Legislator Quote Of The Day

“It’s just not my style to do stuff half-ass.”

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Weekly Poll Wrap-Up

The poll asked site readers how they like the new Letters From Texas design. A combined 73% like it, and 25% don’t. Rounding accounts for the missing 2%. Of the 73% positive responses, almost half (35%) also liked the old design, while 38% said the new design is much better. Of the 25% who said READ MORE…

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Dear John Kelso:

I am in receipt of your latest column in the Austin American-Fishwrapper, in which you blast the Austin Marathon runners who clogged Austin’s streets last weekend. I know. I understand the problem. In fact just for grins I gave ’em a side-swipe or two myself, both here and on my Facebook wall.* That said, since READ MORE…

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California Dreamin’

Things are getting bleak in California. The California legislators featured in this video taken last weekend may look just like Texas legislators by May.

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Desperate Cries for Help Your Faithful Correspondent in the News

Last weekend, Austinites were out celebrating the beautiful weather by running more miles than most people can drive. The word “marathon,” incidentally, is derived from the original Greek, and loosely translated it means “let’s block as many roads as possible, for little or no reason.” Instead of taking part in any of that, I was READ MORE…

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Most Ironic Crime of the Week So Far

It seems Lance Armstrong’s bike got stolen. Apparently he twittered about it, asking if anybody had seen it. That’s not a bad idea. Maybe we should all try twittering to see where all the water went.

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New website design

Oops – further tweaking unfortunately required that I re-start the poll, and a few votes already cast were lost. Sorry! How do you like it? Vote in the poll on top of the right hand sidebar.

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