The Bastrop County Democratic Party has endorsed school bond propositions for the Bastrop and Smithville independent school districts.
The BCDP’s executive committee voted unanimously on Sept. 8 to support the $75 million bond proposition for the Bastrop ISD and the $35 million bond proposition for the Smithville ISD. The committee also endorsed a Tax Ratification Election to increase the Bastrop ISD’s maintenance and operations tax rate by 13 cents. View the full press release.
Letter: America is not a business
Our country’s bottom line vision is to promote equality and strict moral values. America was not built to turn a profit like the egregious Epipen vision.
Opinion: Two cheers for our dancing ex-governor
With two failed presidential campaigns, Perry apparently still needs the attention and excitement that political life brought him. So here’s his chance to dance his way into the hearts of millions of people since he was unable to do it as a presidential candidate.
Opinion: Travis County Republican chair proves politics can be wacky
Congratulations Republican leaders in Travis County for ending your unhappy marriage to quirky county Republican Party chair Robert Morrow, who caused you so much grief and embarrassment. Click for full article
Opinion: Rabid right groups gain foothold with Trump
They call themselves the “alt-right,” as if a buzzword can camouflage a mindset of bigotry and hate. They have been skirting the far-right fringes of conservatism for years in relative obscurity. Now Donald Trump and his supporters in the right-wing media are helping the alt- right find the national spotlight it seeks.
Opinion: Wild West politics put guns on campus
We don’t need vigilantes sauntering around campuses. If you recall old western movies, vigilantes often blurred the lines between good and bad.