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Koch-backed Texas group begins lobbying in Wisconsin

A rightwing group called the Texas Public Policy Foundation started lobbying in Wisconsin for the first time last month. So far this session, the group, which has ties to Charles and David Koch, has taken positions on about a dozen crime and occupational-licensing bills.  >  Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Hermes in the House!

Above: The image of Hermes, patron saint of the business school, is displayed on the west side of the Texas Union building, along with the patron saints of law and engineering. 1,301 more words

How corporations are remaking America

It has been seven years since the US Supreme Court Citizens United decision unleashed unfettered corporate influence in politics. What has happened as a result? In his new book, political economist Gordon Lafer follows where the big money is flowing: into state politics, where corporations have succeeded in flipping legislatures and governor’s races, and passing a raft of anti-labor, pro-corporate legislation through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). 30 more words


A Cautionary Tale

Arizona may be at, or near, the bottom in many education related statistics, but when it comes to a school choice friendly environment, we are #1. 1,320 more words



“Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God, but let us not come with any patronizing nonsense about his being a great human teacher.

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Chicken Run Everybody: Trump Koch ALEC abuse of animals and US farmers to protect Big Corps

Trump Koch ALEC abuse of animals and farmers: Chicken Run
Everybody!Trump Koch ALEC abuse of animals and farmers: Chicken Run

Farmers already concerned with President Donald Trump’s policies on trade and immigration just got another reason to worry. 362 more words

A Change of Pace - Season 2 - Chapter 2

“Come on…pick it up…push it!” Henry Martin, famously known as the resurrected Hero, Hunter, held the bag as his daughter pounded on it.

Angela Martin’s breathing was haggard but controlled. 4,727 more words

Daisy Lee Meyers (Reaper)