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Tag: Texas

Q comes to the Texas border

This paragraph appears near the end of a story in The New York Times on Hispanic Republicans:

“I was following along the family tradition, my dad is a hard-core Democrat, my father was really for unions, and I thought the Democrats defended the union,” Ms. Rivera said, before adding: “But then I started to research myself and found out the Democrats are supporting witchcraft and child trafficking and things like that, things that get censored because they get labeled conspiracy theory.”

Along with another story about an anti-vaxx school in Miami that’s run by a socialite Trumper, I think I”m just about all set for today.

Bringing new meaning to the phrase ‘bullet voting’

From The New York Times: “In Texas, voters must show a photo ID. A state handgun license qualifies, but a state university identification card does not.”

Another Obama breakthrough?

For the first time, Barack Obama has slipped ahead of Hillary Clinton in Texas, according to the Real Clear Politics poll average. Tonight’s MSNBC debate should be interesting — although it’s hard to see how Clinton can gain all that much from it, short of a hideous mistake by Obama.

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