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Using COVID relief funds, Ron DeSantis with Greg Abbott have achieved the ridiculous. The way to Delaware starts with an original flight plan to start in Texas, go to Florida, and then arrive in Delaware, only this time the same charter jet goes through Nashville and finally lands in New Jersey, still without...

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  • September 21, 2022

Democratic TX Lt. Gov. Candidate Mike Collier visit PDR to discuss why he will win in Texas. GOP wants the elderly and poor people to pay more taxes. Democratic Candidate Mike Collier x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 11:00 AM Central Video Zoom: LINK...

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  • February 23, 2022

Dr. Eddie Glaude points out that Democrats need to engage their full base if they are to be successful. COVID makes it clear the evil of corporate healthcare. COVID points out the evil in Corporate Healthcare x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video...

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  • September 8, 2021

It’s not enough to call names but to make a values connection with all people. Nicolle Wallace & Matthew Dowd did just that as they decimated the Texas GOP. Kudos to Nicolle Wallace & Matthew Dowd x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video...

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  • September 7, 2021

Former Bush strategist Matthew Dowd and new Texan is working hard to elect Democrats. He gives a recipe to defeat Greg Abbott. Matthew Dowd on messaging values versus policy x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Texas Governor Greg Abbott is in political trouble, according to current polls. Gov. Greg...

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  • September 7, 2021

Layaway, on-time, and paying-something-down-on-it have been very familiar phrases in black, brown, and poor neighborhoods for generations; credit was for the people who did not need it. Financial freedom because of race, religion, and status was prohibitive for countless numbers of Americans and immigrants. The constant pressure of having to...

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  • July 14, 2021

Conservatism in America loves to address problems that do not exist and want to purge the truth. Red Hats rail against masks wearing, telling the rest of us they will not live in fear—yet arm themselves to the teeth in fear of peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters. Texas Governor Greg...

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  • June 21, 2021

This is not a joke. This is what Texans must live through. A governor and his party that has Texas in a state of disarray. Texas Governor needs electricity, not a wall See full episodes here. It was just a few months ago when Texas suffered one of its worst...

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  • June 15, 2021

More GQP spotted owl-isms, riffing on culture war again because Moscow Mitch claimed last year that the Democrats’ nanny-state will regulate 'how many hamburgers you can eat'. Now GOP governors are beefing with a Biden policy that does not exist. More manufactured crisis, courtesy of RWNJ media. x Saw Greg Abbott comment on...

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  • April 26, 2021

McConnell must be scared as he threatened Democrats about filibuster in stark terms. GOP’s pilfering of Texans continues. America, the threat is from within. McConnell running scared? x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254...

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  • March 17, 2021

Even as dozens of Texans died, sustained thousands of damages to their homes, starved, & lost their savings, Abbott cronies assuring Wall Street their stolen profits are safe. Texas Governor Abbott instrumental in screwing Texans See full episodes here. Audio emerged of Texas Public Utility Commission chairman Arthur D’Andrea effectively promising Wall Street that...

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  • March 17, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered By People: An update on our recent work: – For the last six weeks we’ve been knocking on doors in 17 of the lowest-income zip codes in Texas to help register...

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  • March 10, 2021

We discuss the Neanderthals that are harming their citizen. Additionally, we examine Democratic insanity. Is this the age of social murder? Democratic Insanity x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 One wonders why Moderate and...

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  • March 4, 2021

We point out the lack of leadership in Texas, run by Republicans. Evette Avery updates us on her labor work even as Delta firing sustained. Republicans in leadership decimated Texas Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Dana...

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  • February 22, 2021
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Texas really is full of dumb GOP fuckers: x NEW: Texas AG Ken Paxton left the state during the deadly power outages last week to meet with his counterpart in Utah. Paxton's spox did not answer Qs about when he left or returned and why the trip was not postponed....

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  • February 22, 2021

This is how the mainstream media should cover politicians. It is not taking sides or creating a false balance. Republicans did lie and flee. Republicans lied & fled See full episodes here. One must commend MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez report on Texas Republicans and Texas Democrats and the contrasts in what they...

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  • February 22, 2021

CNN’s Dana Bash ripped Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) for begging for federal assistance when they wanted independence from the national grid. CNN’s Dana Bash perfect call out on the hypocrisy of conservatism See full episodes here. Texas decided to forego the national electric grid to avoid federal regulations. Now they are...

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  • February 21, 2021

Violence is not the only way political voice is uttered in a democracy, but the GQP wants it to leverage their reclaiming power. Trump’s acquittal has paved the way for more political violence https://t.co/3Y33P6U3zl — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) February 20, 2021 Last week, the Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump...

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  • February 21, 2021

We must make the Texas Electric grid failure strike 3. Economist & Professor Dr. Richard Wolff discusses his new eBook, The Sickness System. Dr. Richard Wolff explains Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The misery that Texans...

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  • February 19, 2021

The combination of Cancun Ted Cruz, lying Greg Abbott, and Texas Electric Collapse will be Strike 3 for Texas Conservatism if we make the case. Is Texas conservatism dead? See full episodes here. The misery that Texans are feeling right now is widespread. Both the rich and poor are stressed...

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  • February 19, 2021

Texas has its own Liar-In-Chief. Journalist Benjamin Dixon discusses Independent Media & the reason for identity politics. Independent Journalist Benjamin Dixon speaks Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: As Ted Cruz vacation in Cancun, Texas and the...

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  • February 18, 2021

Good God almighty. Well, this proves Ted Cruz isn’t the Zodiac Killer, because even the Zodiac Killer wouldn’t be sociopathic enough to blame his fucking kids for the biggest asshole move in Texas history. New Statement from @tedcruz: pic.twitter.com/0WMni5O9R1 — Vaughn Hillyard (@VaughnHillyard) February 18, 2021 The full text: Statement...

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  • February 18, 2021

Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) had some harsh words yesterday: x “We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God, or natural disasters. It has everything to do with the leadership and those in the positions of public trust who have failed us,” says...

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  • February 17, 2021

Greg Abbott searches for #TexasBlackoout blame in the state’s power utility but Texas deregulated its grid to avoid the very regulations that would have prevented this problem.  All in the name of profit. Greg Abbott now even blames the Green New Deal. 88% of Texas electricity is supplied by natural gas...

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  • February 17, 2021

Received this e-mail this week from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) Within just two weeks of Senator Ted Cruz inciting violence at the U.S. Capitol, Powered by People volunteers sent over 500 letters to local newspaper editors, putting pressure on them...

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  • January 31, 2021

Make no mistake, Amy Coney Barrett is not ashamed to make her positions clear, if not explicitly, implicitly, and she is a danger to most. The meek-looking Amy Coney Barrett is dangerous x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Senator Dick Durbin made the direction of his questioning clear....

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  • October 14, 2020

From Reform Austin: x Not many details, but this survey, continuing pattern, shows consistent D gains in TX suburbs, w/Trump trailing in many state House seats he won in 16 & Ds leading in 11 GOP held seats (they need 9 for majority) https://t.co/ccMFPxpaJU via @ReformAustin— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) October...

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  • October 13, 2020

In an interview on CBS Face the Nation Scott Gottlieb affirmed the position that the Trump administration erred in not directing national drug production of antibody drugs like Regeneron’s. x And Scott Gottlieb was just on Face the Nation saying that if we would have had a national response in the...

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  • October 11, 2020
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With all the news that’s going on, this has resurfaced: According to court filings obtained by American Ledger, North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis’ ex-wife alleged “cruel and inhuman treatment” by Tillis, raising questions about the reasons surrounding the couple’s eventual divorce. In Tennessee, where the couple was married, “cruel...

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  • October 11, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee has raised over $3.6 million in just under three months, a massive cash infusion as the party pushes to take control of the lower chamber for the first time since 2002. The $3.6 million haul, which came between July 1...

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  • October 5, 2020

Beto O’Rourke, who narrowly lost to Ted Cruz for Texas’s Senate seat in 2018, and Tory Gavito, cofounder of Way to Win, have an op-ed in today’s WaPo urging Biden to fight for Texas’s 38 EVs: Joe Biden can end the drama on election night. All he has to do...

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  • October 4, 2020
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From Emily Singer at The American Independent: Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said Thursday that preexisting health conditions are not as big a deal as Democrats are making them seem, using one of the most popular provisions in the Affordable Care Act to attack Democrats. “The left, including Joe Biden in...

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  • October 2, 2020

Some good news today out of Texas: x Texas Poll Presidential:Trump 46% (+1)Biden 45%#TXSen: Cornyn (R-inc) 40% (+2)Hegar (D) 38%@DataProgress (LV, 9/15-22)— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) September 25, 2020 For this November’s election, Biden trails Trump by 1 point in Texas. Senator John Cornyn maintains a 2-point lead over his Democratic...

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  • September 25, 2020

In a scene that may eerily replicate the mass evacuations that occurred with Hurricane Rita in 2005, residents in the same area are warned to flee the coasts of Texas and Louisiana as a powerful Category 4 hurricane will soon barrel over the area. Hurricane Laura, now a major Category 3...

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  • August 26, 2020

Rolling Stone interviewed U.S. Senate candidate, MJ Hegar (D. TX), about her upcoming race against incumbent U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R. TX). Here;s a little taste of the interview that’s worth the whole read: I want to talk about the campaign of course. But I want to first talk about...

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  • August 17, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: For years, the same question has been asked: When will the new Texas emerge? The answer? Right now. Join @BlueTexasPAC as we work to secure Texas’ 38 Electoral College votes for Joe Biden, and turn Texas blue once and for all. pic.twitter.com/7uBLfrbKsV — BlueTexasPAC (@BlueTexasPAC) August...

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  • August 9, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, MJ Hegar (D. TX), had some harsh words to say today in the Rio Grande Guardian about Governor Greg Abbott’s (R.TX) abysmal decision to re-open Texas’ businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic: “I am a proponent of small business. Small businesses got hurt hardest. As the governor’s stay...

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  • August 4, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered by People: Last Monday, Governor Greg Abbott announced an extension on early voting in the state of Texas citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that voters will now...

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  • August 2, 2020

Wherein Donald Trump inflates the size of his paltry Tulsa crowd, says he doesn’t need to accept the upcoming election results because Hillary never did, claims that all sorts of people say you can administer too many COVID tests, and insists that he’s sitting down for a lengthy interview with the “fake news.”...

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  • August 1, 2020

In a new article, David A. Fahrenthold, Joshua Partlow, and Jonathan O'Connell review the Trump U grift and draw parallels to the Trump University debacle and the Trump presidency itself during the pandemic. The virus doesn’t care, and we’ve seen how despite the usual disinformation ploys Trump is on the path...

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  • July 25, 2020
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Trump went to another COVID “hotspot” and gave an infrastructure speech because it's that week again. CNN and MSNBC had the good taste not to broadcast it. Trump wore no mask, in violation of Atlanta policy. Strange how only GOP governors void local mask mandates, not coincidentally they have higher...

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  • July 16, 2020

It’s official: MJ Hegar will go up against Sen. John Cornyn and attempt to win Texas Democrats their first Senate seat in decades after winning a contentious runoff election on Tuesday. Hegar, an air force veteran and former healthcare worker, garnered national Democratic support early on in the primary race from groups like the...

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  • July 15, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: Not even the worst pandemic to hit Texas in a century was enough to stem the surge in voter registrations that has remade the state’s electorate over the past four years. Just since March, Texas has added nearly 149,000 voters even as the political parties and...

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  • July 11, 2020

Rick Wilson is correct that “Everything Trump touches dies,” but Trump has little helpers — call them Trump Mini-Mees — who assist him in dealing out death to Americans with COVID-19.  And those Trump Mini-Mees are commonly referred to as “Republican Governors.”  They really are a rouges gallery, and it is truly...

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  • July 11, 2020

And no it’s not about testing levels, which are nowhere near what needs to be done; and then there’s the lack of contact tracing. This in addition to the numbers that are probably under-reported. Andy Slavitt tells us we need not freak out (yet): x COVID Update July 2: Why...

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  • July 3, 2020

I watched Mike Pence’s joint appearance today with TX Gov. Greg Abbott, and wanted to point out the latest, harmful and obfuscating dodge when it comes to wearing face masks.  There are many other examples of this with Pence, but I will use this latest appearance as the example.  Multiple...

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  • June 28, 2020

Texas Governor Greg “We Cannot Go Backwards!” Abbott announced today that they are closing the bars and imiting restaurant capacity in Texas: One day after pausing additional efforts to reopen Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday announced another round of restrictions, including closing bars and limiting restaurant occupancy. The executive order...

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  • June 26, 2020

Nothing like another Republican “leader” abandoning his responsibilities.  The message from Texas Governor Greg Abbot to his fellow Texans is basically, “Ya’ll need to do something about the coronavirus!”  Abbott was one of those who couldn’t wait to reopen the state of Texas and get back to normal, even though...

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  • June 24, 2020

It’s getting weirder, now that Trump tweets a copy of his lawyer, John Dowd, attacking General James Mattis. Trump can still afford a lawyer to do his defaming for him, since Trump made up false tweets so far about Mattis. Unhingery abounds, not exactly Lenin and Trotsky, more like Abbott-Costello. The...

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  • June 5, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Texas courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are locked in a very tight race in Texas,with Trump receiving 44 percent of the vote and Biden receiving 43 percent in a general election matchup,according to a...

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  • June 3, 2020