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Under The Headline, What Were They Thinking?

FBCStaff-Sec Of State Hillary Clinton has a history of pilfering and so this comes as a surprise:

“Of the possible post-secretary jobs for Clinton bandied about recently, by far the most credible is president of the World Bank.”

File that one under the heading “what were they thinking?”. A Clinton in charge of a bank? […]

Insiders Say Redistricting Settlement On Hold

FBCStaff-The Atty Gen has reached out to the democrats asking what would it take to settle. As usual the infighting is among the democrats:

“MALC (and particularly chair Rep. Trez Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio) and MALDEF are clearly most interested in creating the largest number possible of Hispanic opportunity districts. However, that could clash severely […]

Condescending, Hectoring, and Patronizing

While Guv Brewer was speaking President Obama walked away in mid-sentence.

“He was a little disturbed about my book, Scorpions for Breakfast. I said to him that I have all the respect in the world for the office of the president. The book is what the book is. I asked him if he read […]

In Perry v. Perez, the Supreme Court has Demanded Judicial Restraint in Redistricting.

FBCStaff-With talks of a settlemet, democrats are already spinning out a victory, so lets review:

“On January 20, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decision of a three-judge federal court in Texas in a case that shows the Voting Rights Act at its most unworkable. The Court’s ruling highlights the importance of a state’s legislative […]

Settlement May Be Immenient in Redistricting Case

FBCStaff-The Texas redistricting battle may be closing in on a settlement:

A leading player in the state’s redistricting turmoil said this morning he’s hopeful that both sides are closing in on a settlement that will salvage Texas’ April 3 primary.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has been meeting with representatives of minority groups that sued […]

Democrats Caught Trying to Manipulate Redistricting Committees Again

FBCStaff-Some are advocating that re-districting committees will take politics out of re-districting. Recently in California, democrat staffers were caught posing as ordinary citizens and even drawing maps for the committee. Now we learn in Colorado an “independent” was exposed as an Obama supporter:

“One GOP member on the commission said that Carrera hadn’t been independent […]

Is President Obama the Food Stamp President?

FBCStaff-It’s hard to deny the facts but President Obama seems determined to do so:

“Food stamps. This year, more than 46 million (15% of all Americans) will get food stamps. That’s 45% higher than when Obama took office, and twice as high as the average for the previous 40 years. This surge was driven in […]

San Antonio Court Drags Feet On Redistricting Maps

FBCStaff-First the SA Court set a Feb. 1, date for a conference. Now they’re asking for the two opposing groups to agree on which maps to use?

“Steve Munisteri, chair of the Republican Party of Texas, has issued this statement on the partys website in connection with Friday’s status conference and the Texas election schedule:

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State of the Union Registers at 8th Grade Reading Level

FBCStaff-In order to reach his target audience, the State of the Union Speech was written at an 8th grade level, again.

“President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address again rated at an 8th grade comprehension level on the Flesch-Kincaid readability test — the third lowest score of any State of the Union address since […]

Sugar Land Seeks Public Feedback on Comprehensive Plan Update

FBCStaff-If you concerned by the out of control spending by Sugar Land City Council this your opportunity to Show Up, Stand Up, and Speak Up!

“Sugar Land is seeking feedback for an update to its Comprehensive Plan, a document that charts a vision for the future and guides policy decisions affecting the city’s physical development.

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