Posts Tagged ‘Austin’

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan

March 25, 2015 1 comment

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan ^ | 03/25/2015 | James Agresti

Posted on 3/25/2015, 1:47:17 PM by E. Pluribus Unum

The Washington Post recently published two opinion pieces in which the authors claimed that the economic policies of President Ronald Reagan—called Reaganomics—wreaked financial havoc on African Americans. To the contrary, the incomes of black households and families broadly rose during the Reagan administration, while in contrast, they have generally fallen during the current economic recovery.

In a March 1st column, Courtland Milloy showered praise on a playwright named August Wilson while wondering aloud if “there was a way for black boys in our public schools to benefit from Wilson’s potentially life-changing insights.” Milloy then proposed creating a school for “boys of color” in which Wilson’s works would help the boys “understand the world around them.” Milloy singled out one of Wilson’s plays entitled King Hedley, which “represents the tumultuous 1980s, when Reaganomics and crack cocaine inflicted damages from which many black communities never recovered.”

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Disarmed: Texas Governor Rick Perry Loses Right To Carry Firearm | Survival

August 28, 2014 2 comments

Before It’s News

rick-perry-mug-shotPictured: Governor Rick Perry’s Official Mug Shot. August 20, 2008

The right to bear arms shall not be infringed?Recently indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry can no longer carry a concealed weapon. A felony indictment for abuse of power will hit Texas Governor Rick Perry, an avowed gun enthusiast, where it hurts – by curtailing some of his rights to bear firearms. …

Under state law, Perry, a staunch supporter of gun rights who said he shot a coyote to death with a pistol while jogging in Austin in 2010, is no longer allowed a license to carry a concealed handgun because of the indictment.And per Federal Law, the Governor cannot receive or purchase a firearm while under indictment.

“It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person 1 is under indictment for, or has been convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

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Billboard in Austin, Texas, Stirs Controversy with Latino Immigrant Message – ‘Rise Up My People’

March 12, 2013 1 comment

Billboard in Austin, Texas, Stirs Controversy with Latino Immigrant Message – ‘Rise Up My People’


Opposing Views ^ | 3/11/2013


Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:00:17 PM by Altura Ct.



obampoint (Photo credit: GunnyG1345)




A new billboard in Austin, Texas, is raising eyebrows and controversy (video below).


The billboard depicts people with clenched fists and flags raised over an image of the U.S.-Mexico border and a heart emblazoned with the Mexican flag logo.




The words on the billboard “Arriba Mi Gente” translate to “Up My People” or “My People Arrive.”


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Governor Perry on Cavuto: No exchange

November 15, 2012 Leave a comment


Governor Rick Perry of Texas speaking at the R...

Governor Rick Perry of Texas speaking at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Please attribute to Gage Skidmore if used elsewhere. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am pumped! Governor Perry just told Cavuto that Texas will NOT be setting up a health care exchange under Obamacare. He also raised the 10th amendment as the basis for the sovereignty of Texas as a state.

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Willie Nelson unveils statue of himself on 4/20

April 21, 2012 Leave a comment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -April 21, 2012 (WPVI) — Country music legend Willie Nelson helped unveil a statue honoring him in downtown Austin by singing his new song “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” on Friday, a date long reserved to celebrate marijuana use.

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Multimedia Presentation on Rick Perry’s Secret Plan to Have Texas Secede from U.S.

October 9, 2011 Leave a comment

This is the continuing series of Frequently Asked Questions about Rick Perry intended to adequately explain his record without distortion. At a Tax Day Tea Party rally in Austin on April 15, 2009, Rick Perry addressed the crowd of people in the prepubescence tea party movement. Individuals in the crowd shouted, “Secede!” It was a day of very red-blooded rhetorical baiting that all involved caught into the moment.

Here’s a video compilation of that day when Rick Perry spoke at Tea Party Rallies in Austin, Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas

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