Talk about a disconnect. On Wednesday night I see Governor Rick Perry on television, with that little cowboy sneer he gets, saying, "The lieutenant governor, the speaker and their colleagues are not going to hire or fire one teacher, as best as I can tell." Kind of like he's saying somethin ... More >>
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Although the November 7th election is more than a week away, the prescient minds at Unfair Park are able to divine some of the day-after press coverage. Excerpts after the jump.
As the November elections approach, immigration has been pushed up to the top tier of voter concerns and political agendas. (If you've been snoozing, Kinky Friedman reportedly said he'd declare martial law on the border, while Carole Keeton Strayhorn said she'd call out the Texas Rangers, though dur ... More >>
The state owes Roger Staubach $4.20--which is my favorite number, if you know what I mean. Be cooler if you did. On Sunday, the Texas Comptroller's office will once more publish its annual list of folks whose missing money the state has in its possession. Carole Keeton Strayhorn's peeps sent over an ... More >>
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The Man Who Would Be Guv will be on The Ticket Wednesday. So will I. That's a lotta Jews for sports talk radio. If you listen to KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket)--and if you don't, you must, you must--you know that Greg Williams, one half of the 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. show "The Hardline," is hosting the show fo ... More >>
They ain't making Jews like Kinky anymore: The would-be gov spoke to a crowd at Bill's Records and Tapes at noon on Saturday. Kinky Friedman has but three weeks left to submit to the state the 45,450 signatures he (and fellow independent gubernatorial candidate Carole Keeton Strayhorn Rylander Ji ... More >>
Here's a kinda-icky story about how Texas gubernatorial wannabe Carole Keeton Strayhorn is hiring people to get her the 45,450 signatures she needs by May 11 to become an official candidate. Turns out her campaign's using the Dallas-based National Voter Outreach to find her volunteers to collect tho ... More >>
Gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman has spent this entire Election Day doing interviews, during which the Texas Jewboy is repeating a single theme: Do not vote. "Well, I haven't stridently been telling them that, but people have been saying that to me," Friedman says from his Austin campaign head ... More >>
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