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Can You Identify This Man? Can You Identify This Man?

Who is this Unmasked Man? This man was seen exiting Bastrop City Hall on February 15th approximately 7:30 pm following the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District meeting. This man is the new CEO of End Op, L.P. one of the three “mega-permit” holders on Simsboro water supply, to the tune of a 46,000 acre-feet permit, approved by Lost Pines... Read More →


Breaking…Are UT Dell Med School & Watson Misspending?

For Immediate Release                                                                            February 8, 2017 Are UT Dell Medical School and Sen. Kirk Watson Misspending Central Healthcare Hospital District Funds? Austin, 2:30 pm: UT Dell Medical School appears to be misspending... Read More →


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 →


Come Meet Miss Ora, Houston that is. As independent as they come.

Ora Houston is about as independent-mindedly outspoken as they come. Come meet her.  Read More →


Water
Help us win this election by doing this tonight!

Help us take full advantage of the rather lame efforts by a number of Bastrop City Council members and their allies to defeat Propositions 1 thru 5, for More Reasonable Petition Requirements. You can do this tonight by reading this article that just got posted online at the Statesman and offering a comment. Here’s the article — and please... Read More →


Vote NO on Prop 1! Adler is Scaring the Crap Out of Us! Vote NO on Prop 1! Adler is Scaring the Crap Out of Us!

We have heard far too many rumors not to share this with you. Austin Mayor Steve Adler and his henchmen are running about Austin trying to contain the damage they have only done to themselves by scaring people. Perhaps it was those repeated articles in the Statesman by transportation writer Ben Wear, duly warning Austin voters about the inadequacies... Read More →


Coffee Tomorrow, Bastrop's Coffee Dog Coffee Tomorrow, Bastrop’s Coffee Dog

Join us tomorrow at Coffee Dog for a Coffee Klatch! That’s German for talking or gossip at an informal gathering where coffee is served. We’ll have the card (click on the graphic) => for you to help distribute in the city of Bastrop. We’ll also talk about what else is happening in the county affecting your wallet and water. TOMORROW,... Read More →


Watch Tonight! Bastrop Council to make big decisions! Watch Tonight! Bastrop Council to make big decisions!

Tonight the Bastrop City Council will make some important decisions at a Special Meeting starting at 6:30 pm. No public comments will be taken, therefore you can easily watch from home: Watch online at BTXN.TV or on Time Warner Channel 10, AT&T U-verse Ch. 99 please do and help spead the word — come to City Hall if you have trouble watching! Tonight’s... 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:

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

Make Growth Pay for Itself

No Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose

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