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Letters From Texas · 11M ago

News briefs from the Texas primary elections

Here are a few tidbits left over from yesterday’s primary elections in Texas that are just too juicy not to mention: Clinton has yuge win over…Trump? I find it hilarious that Hillary Clinton...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

The depth of Republicans’ despair

The National Republican leadership should have listened to GOP political consultant Alex Castellanos, who was among the first to sound the alarm bell about Donald Trump and come up with an e...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

Tidwell: Presidential election and Supreme Court picks will ultimately end gridlock – one way or the other

Editor’s note: this analysis, written by Russ Tidwell, has far-reaching national implicati...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

On SCOTUS vacancy, Republicans are probably screwed

There’s really no other way to put this: fallout from the death of Supreme Court Antonin Scalia in West Texas last weekend has zero likely positive outcomes for Republicans, either from a le...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

Book Review: Broad Influence, by Jay Newton-Small

Then-Texas Governor Rick Perry’s 2012 decision to inflict himself on the rest of America by running for President was not, generally speaking, a move that had a tremendous impact on the repu...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

Odd things happen at Capital Tonight Show Worldwide Headquarters sometimes

  Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and I are determined not to leave the Capital Tonight Show set until one of us switches parties. So far, we’ve been here for 3 weeks, and our food and water suppli...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

On public service, mental health challenges, and knowing when to STFU

By now, we who pay attention to Texas politics have all heard the story. An elected official mysteriously disappears for weeks. Rumors abound. When the official re-surfaces, there are acknow...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

GOP Debate #2 wrap-up: Fiorina shines, Cruz disappears, and awkward Bush moments

Not that Greater Texas needs yet another hot take on last night’s GOP Presidential debate hosted by CNN, but what the hell – here’s mine anyway. As expected and is natural in such situations...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

The Fox News GOP Presidential Debate Drinking Game

Because you, the crap-reading public, have demanded it, Letters From Texas Worldwide Headquarters delivers it. Here’s your 2016 GOP Presidential Debate Drinking Game: If Donald Trump tries t...
Letters From Texas · 11M ago

Republicans say the darnedest things!

Republican presidential primary politics are the greatest show on earth. It’s political porn. It doesn’t matter what the Republican Party tries to do to minimize the damage to their brand, t...