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Marriage: to the exclusion of all others

Apparently, it’s time for equality in Australia. Or a least a version of equality that is palatable to middle-class voters. On one side of parliament we have… 926 more words

Obama Highlights The Contrast Between A Progressive Leader And A Reactionary One Like Abbott On The Issue Of Equality

While Tony Abbott and his right wing party are in disarray over showing leadership on Marriage Equality and other progressive issues, President Barack Obama has shown what true leadership does when presented with an opportunity to promote equality, respect and understanding for others. 455 more words

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Abbott approves access to cannabis oil, won’t legalize recreational pot

AUSTIN (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won’t legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he’s in office.

Abbott ended his first legislative session Monday by making clear that pot laws won’t be relaxed under his watch. 358 more words


For the tea party, it's Sine Die on a wing and a prayer

Good morning Austin:

Below is a Facebook post Sunday from Julie McCarty, head of the Northeast Tarrant Tea Party. That’s McCarty and me and photographer Ralph Barrera in the House Gallery  Thursday morning. 3,190 more words


Citizenship removed on the whim of a politician?

I am aghast that our politicians would even consider revoking single citizenship.  Why would any politician have that power – that is why we have courts.  133 more words