News
Enjoy this Bastrop Update...get ready for the runoff! Enjoy this Bastrop Update…get ready for the runoff!

We took some snippets of the swearing in ceremony of newly elected Bastrop Mayor Connie Schroeder and Council member Place 4 Bill Ennis. Schroeder was a class act and so was Ennis. We let Ennis know that even if we didn’t support him we have every intention of working with him, especially in light of his comments about open and ethical government.... Read More →


Welcome the New Bastrop Council!

Just a quick heads up that there’s an important Special Meeting called tomorrow night on the Bastrop City Council. The purpose of the meeting it to set the date of the runoff election for the Place 3 slot on the Council, between Lyle Nelson (whom we support) and Lee Harle, and to swear in the new Mayor, Connie Schroeder and Place 4 Council member,... Read More →


Victory Smells Sweet, But It Ain't Over Yet! Victory Smells Sweet, But It Ain’t Over Yet!

 In case you didn’t get the great victory news, the Bastrop NOT “good ol’ boys” (and gals) were handed a big setback last night! Bastrop’s new Mayor is a breath of fresh air — not to mention a civil engineer and its first woman mayor. Connie Schroeder’s victory with nearly 60%, trouncing Willie DeLaRosa! In... Read More →


Election Day Tomorrow. Clean Out the Barn!

Give the ‘good ol boys’ the boot! Election Day is tomorrow, Saturday, May 6. Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm. Thank goodness early voting turnout has been strong. Our webspage here gives you many details, including all Bastrop County races. The GOBN (that’s the NOT ‘good ol’ boys’ who are serving themselves to your... Read More →


Water
Victory Smells Sweet, But It Ain't Over Yet! Victory Smells Sweet, But It Ain’t Over Yet!

 In case you didn’t get the great victory news, the Bastrop NOT “good ol’ boys” (and gals) were handed a big setback last night! Bastrop’s new Mayor is a breath of fresh air — not to mention a civil engineer and its first woman mayor. Connie Schroeder’s victory with nearly 60%, trouncing Willie DeLaRosa! In... Read More →


Waking up, Smelling the Coffee! Waking up, Smelling the Coffee!

Today, Tuesday, May 2, is the last day to vote early in local municipal and school district elections. Election Day is this Saturday, May 6th. All elections are important. We have focused on the city of Bastrop for a reason. If you cannot vote in Bastrop, think about what you can do to help after you read this. Bastrop demonstrates what is going wrong... Read More →


Boot Em' Out, those Not Good Ol' Boys of Bastrop! Boot Em’ Out, those Not Good Ol’ Boys of Bastrop!

Give the ‘good ol boys’ the boot! Is it not time for the voters of the city of Bastrop to dust off their boots and give the NOT ‘good ol’ boys’ who’ve been cashing in on us — the boot?! What’s at stake is an entire region with water marketers salivating over the water underlying Bastrop and our neighboring... Read More →


Bastrop Outsiders Unite!

 Read More →


Formula 1
Texas Comptroller Resign Petition!

Texans do not have the right to recall state officials (only city officials).  We can, however, ask them to resign.  When you sign this petition, we promise not to share your personal information with anyone, especially the Comptroller.  In the midst of record drought and record fires, the legislature cut 911 services by $36 million.That’s... Read More →


How Combs Cooked the F1 Books

Richard Viktorin is a CPA and forensic auditor and a former Director at the Texas Commerce Department who worked in economic development.  In his testimony before the Austin City Council last week, Viktorin shows how Comptroller Susan Combs “cooked” the books to try to justify giving taxpayer dollars to Formula 1 racing.  Just one more... Read More →


Perry
No Way Out But Independent

By Linda Curtis, just my independent opinion George Washington, Father of Our Country “However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves... Read More →


Reading the Tea Leaves...Happy Mother's Day Reading the Tea Leaves…Happy Mother’s Day

We will be discussing what follows or anything else you want to talk about tomorrow night at 8 pm on our monthly conference call. Call us at 512-535-0989 or email us at info@indytexans.org for conference call instructions. The BIG news is about Laura Thompson — see the report below. Is a watershed – pun intended – moment upon we Texans of... Read More →


Prop 6 Stench — Gross and also Weird!

The Prop 6 stench is getting increasingly gross. It’s also getting weirder. It was revealed today that Water Texas PAC will spend $2M for the $2B Perry crony water slush fund aka Prop 6. Talk about stench — TransCanada even bellied up to the Prop 6 slop trough.  They’re the ones who are taking Texans’ land against their will... Read More →


Today we called 100,000 voters, thanks to you!

Today we called nearly 100,000 voters, thanks to your contributions!  We’d like to do an additional 150,000 and can use some additional donations if you can spare more.  Click here to donate if you can.  (Or send us a note about how much you are mailing to us at the PO box below). It appears that we really put Politifact through their paces,... Read More →


Austin is Not Developers’ Monopoly Board

Sign it, if you live in Austin

Austin is Not Developers' Monopoly Board

Dear Mayor Adler and Austin City Council Members:

[signature]

Why don't you share this with your friends, please:

Make Growth Pay for Itself

No Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose

Archives
Share