Cathie Adams on the United Nations

We have spent the last couple of weeks combing through our files on Cathie Adams. Ms. Adams headed the far-right Texas Eagle Forum for 16 years until her appointment as Texas Republican Party chair in October. She has had plenty to say over the years, much of it ranging from bizarre and kooky to vicious […]

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Talking Points

From today’s TFN News Clips: “This was not a full representation of Republicans in the state of Texas, and it’s disappointing to me that the vote occurred with no discussion and was done by secret ballot. In fact, what’s happened is we’ve set the party back five years.” — Jonathan Neerman, chair of the Dallas […]

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Bigotry and Cathie Adams

It’s hard to know how long will it take for State Republican Executive Committee members to realize how foolish they were to appoint Cathie Adams as chair of the Texas GOP this past weekend. After all, SREC members won’t be able to say they are “surprised” when Ms. Adams takes another flying leap off the rhetorical […]

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Breaking News: Adams Is New TX GOP Chair

Cathie Adams, head of the far-right Texas Eagle Forum, is the new chair of the Republican Party of Texas. The State Republican Executive Committee announced Ms. Adams’s election to that post today. (The previous chair took a position in Gov. Rick Perry’s re-election campaign.) So now we get to see how even more extreme the […]

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Cathie Adams As New Texas GOP Chair?

Could the Republican Party of Texas move even farther to the extreme right? We’ll find out soon enough, apparently. Austin-based Quorum Report says Texas Eagle Forum leader Cathie Adams, who gives the word “extremist” new meaning, has thrown her hat in the ring to succeed outgoing Texas GOP chair Tina Benkiser. (Benkiser recently stepped down […]

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