Archive for the 'Fort Bend County' Category

OMG! And we voted these people in???

Hey Texas!  Look what our State Board of Education (SBOE) is up to!  From the WSJ: The Texas Board of Education will vote this week on a new science curriculum designed to challenge the guiding principle of evolution, a step that could influence what is taught in biology classes across the nation. The proposed curriculum [...]

Spring is sprunging already?

Wildflowers are popping out all over the bayous. Is it just me, or does it seem a bit early for this?

Electoral Insanity

I think it was Albert Einstein who defined insanity as doing the same thing again and again, and expecting different results. When it comes to the US Congress, Einstein would no doubt have considered American voters to be insane.    We re-elect the same people time after time, yet are unhappy that nothing seems to change.    [...]

Civics Experiment Update

Several folks have wondered whether I’ve had many responses to the letter I sent out Monday morning, asking local-area candidates whether they were willing to commit, publicly, to fiscal responsibility via PAYGO. The short answer is… no.  I consider the number of responses received to date to be insultingly inadequate. I’ve sent a second request [...]

Commitments for Accountability: A Civics Lesson

Update:  I’ve posted on the status of responses, by race / district, here. —– If nothing else, events in recent weeks have demonstrated that the corruption in Washington has reached the boiling point.  We are now faced with a legislative body so dysfunctional that it cannot pass even emergency legislation without bribes and enticements.  The [...]