Texas has a long history of discrimination as it relates to political mapmaking. Coming up on Tuesday lawmakers will begin the 2021 round of redistricting for the first time in nearly 50 years with no federal oversight. The new political boundaries are supposed to be drawn to account for the state’s booming population. In every […]

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According to CNN the Internal Revenue Service has told House GOP investigators they have identified 88 IRS employees who may have documents relevant to the congressional investigation into targeting of conservative groups. Read more:

Underdog Ted Cruz wins in “landslide.”   The Texas Republican, tea party favorite won his party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison.  CNN.com has the complete story.  Read More:

Los Angeles pastor Rev. Jesse Lee Paterson, an African-American Tea Party advocate, is becoming known not for his uplifting sermons but for lowering the value of women. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/moving_america_news/39973


According to the HuffingtonPost.com, Tea Party activists in Tennessee are pushing to whitewash school textbooks. The group wants to eliminate references to slavery as well as, mentions of the founders of America being slave owners.  Read More:


CNN.com has the full story on the  proposal approved by the House in a sharply polarized 218-210 vote.  Boehner, R-Ohio, managed to sway several members by including a provision requiring congressional passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution before the debt ceiling can be extended through the end of 2012.  Read More:

Funnyman Chris Rock is known for some controversial takes on politics. His latest target is the Tea Party movement. In an interview with Esquire magazine, Rock equates Tea Partiers to kids, who he says always act up the most right before they go to sleep.  Read More:

The last day of early voting in Texas saw a record turnout at area polls. Whether it was the gubernatorial election or the hotly-contested proposition votes, voters near River Oaks said they wanted to decide before everyone else shows up on Election Day. “I’m glad I got here today because I know on regular voting […]