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Most of you know by now that on Tuesday our candidate — Brent Golemon — lost the hotly contested runoff for House District 17 by 52% to 48% — just 329 votes. (See the full results under this link.) I’m pretty heartsick about it and I know that many of you are too. If you […]
This piece was submitted to us by Paul Pipkin of San Antonio who sits on the Green Party National Committee. The 26th Senatorial reveals the utter irrelevance of choosing between the corporate “brands”. Winner José Menéndez (a title insurance guy) is nominally a “Democrat”. Yet, when his developer patrons jerked the strings, “Republican” groups (notably […]
Are you ready to put a stop to these good ol’ boys? This is incredible! On February 9, the first day of early voting no less in House District 17, Bastrop City Councilman Joe Beal was pitching the new Austin City Council to “act quickly” to buy Bastrop and Lee counties’ water! Read it and […]
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** 8:00 am, February 6, 2015 CONTACT: Linda Curtis, Director of Independent Texans, (512) 657-2089, email@example.com HEAD: Why John Cyrier is Attacking the Golemon-Curtis Alliance in HD-17 (Austin, Feb. 6th, 2015) Many allies of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, including prominent leaders in central Texas real estate circles, sponsored a fundraiser last Tuesday […]
This post comes on the heels of the latest deceptive mailer to voters in House District 17 (at least voters in Bastrop and Lee counties) attacking Brent Golemon for supposedly having received a big donation from a lobbyist tied to a water authority. At first glance, it appears that this donation is $100,000 to $150,000. […]