Calvin TerBeek

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  • 1 year ago

    Highlights from Hair Balls Political Animals Wendy Davis v. Greg Abbott. Let me take the suspense out of this race: Abbott will win in convincing fashion. As I've noted before, there are simply not enough women and minority voters in Texas who wil...

  • 1 year ago

    Photo by Philip SteffanTime to start writing that concession speech.Wendy Davis v. Greg Abbott. Let me take the suspense out of this race: Abbott will win in convincing fashion. As I've noted before, there are simply not enough women and minority ...

  • 1 year ago

    Just as arch-conservative Arizona Governor Jan Brewer crumbled to public and political pressure and vetoed Arizona's so-called "anti-gay legislation," a Texas federal court judge (Hon. Orlando Garcia) in San Antonio struck down Texas's ban on same...

  • 1 year ago

    Let's get this out of the way at the front. The study -- the one I'm about to delineate -- does not mean that there is a causal relationship between Republican presidents and infant mortality. It means that after the authors controlled for certain...

  • 1 year ago

    Chris Cillizza, a blogger/reporter for the Washington Post who appears frequently on cable news shows, recently wrote this concerning the CBO jobs reports kerfuffle: My job is to assess not the rightness of each argument but to deal in the real wo...

  • 1 year ago

    "Print the legend!" This is how Jeff Davis, ex-husband to Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate and rising star in Democratic circles, responded ("with palpable weariness") to a New York Times reporter who was trying to get to the bottom of wha...

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