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  • (February 8, 2016) Critics file complaint alleging Cruz campaign mailer violated Texas law

    02/17/2016 1:25:50 PM PST · by euram · 22 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | February 8, 2016 | Brian M Rosenthal
    AUSTIN -- A liberal Texas political group has filed a formal complaint alleging that a recent fundraising solicitation mailed by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign violated state law.
  • Did you Read the Fine Print?

    12/20/2010 9:56:20 AM PST · by hawkins · 5 replies · 1+ views
    That Christian Website ^ | 12/20/2010 | Travis Main
    The American congress passes many bills. These bills are often hundreds or thousands of pages long. Imagine how long it takes them to read through each word to make certain they are not committing Americans to something that will be harmful to the country. Unfortunately, when imagination meets reality there is a sharp cliff. Consider the Health Care Reform Bill which the 111th congress passed. Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House at the time, stated: “But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it”. Evidently, a whole lot of congressmen took this...
  • Accusations Follow SunCal's Failure (guarding taxpayers interests for a change)

    08/01/2010 4:04:20 AM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 4 replies · 3+ views
    Bay Citizen ^ | July 21, 2010 | Zusha Elinson and Michele Ellson
    Alameda, an island long resistant to growth, threw a warm embrace around an unlikely suitor last year. The Southern California developer SunCal Companies proposed to build thousands of homes, sports fields, offices and a ferry terminal on 770 acres of a decommissioned naval base. The project promised to transform the island city, and its leaders lined up in support. City Manager Ann Marie Gallant and her staff homed in on the fine print of the ballot initiative. Their report raised concerns about an annual $4.8 million hit to the city’s general fund for city services; breaks on more than $82...