January 30, 2023

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Rallies Against Police Violence Across Texas

Rallies Against Police Violence Across Texas

Across Texas, activists and community members protested after video emerged showing a brutal (and fatal) act of violence by the police against a young Black man in Memphis. On Friday evening, the Memphis Police Department released a video that they were warning was a...

Musings: ambition kills

Musings: ambition kills

Welcome back to Musings. We've missed you, dear readers. It’s long been said that the United States Senate is populated with people who steadfastly believe they will one day be President of the United States.  No one exemplifies that axiom better than Texas Senator...

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Musings: ambition kills

Musings: ambition kills

Welcome back to Musings. We've missed you, dear readers. It’s long been said that the United States Senate is populated with people who steadfastly believe they will one day be President of the United States.  No one exemplifies that axiom better than Texas Senator...

Texas Legislative Roundup

Texas Legislative Roundup

When most people think of the government they think of Washington, DC. Unfortunately for us living in Texas, most of the laws that impact our communities come from our state Capitol in Austin. Leadership in the Texas government has only gotten more extreme over the...

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Musings: Broken

Musings: Broken

I just want to state for the record up top that this is an opinion piece, and I’m speaking for myself. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my career in politics everything you have to give up to help people get elected to do big things for people, and I can...

Texas: a confederacy of COVID dunces

Texas: a confederacy of COVID dunces

Last Sunday, my fiancée and I were celebrating our recent engagement with a weekend stay out in the Texas Hill Country. It was a special moment for us: Despite nixing plans to visit her family (where I’d originally planned to propose) due to the surging Delta variant,...