Dolores Huerta Cheats Death, Earns Medal of Freedom

Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta has earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom despite being alive, the White House announced last week. Huerta will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor at a ceremony later this year along with the still-living astronaut John Glenn, still-breathing former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, still-has-a-pulse musician Bob Dylan, still-walking-the-earth former […]

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SBOE Candidate: David Bradley

Because of redistricting, all 15 seats on the Texas State Board of Education will be up for grabs in the November 2012 elections. The results of those elections will determine whether the religious right’s corrosive influence over public education will weaken or grow as the board considers what the next generation of public school students […]

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Editorial Slams Texas SBOE Member’s Fundraisers

The Examiner, a Southeast Texas newspaper based in Beaumont, calls the controversy over two State Board of Education campaign fundraisers last weekend “another embarrassment for David Bradley.” The editorial today recounts a list of shenanigans by a ringleader of the state board’s far-right faction over the years, including: Bradley’s indictment on a charge of violating […]

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Did David Barton Break the Law?

The Texas Freedom Network just sent out the following press release: FUNDRAISERS FOR TEXAS SBOE INCUMBENT’S CAMPAIGN RAISE QUESTIONS TFN Asks for Investigation into Whether David Barton’s Support for SBOE Incumbent David Bradley Violates State Law The Texas Freedom Network today asked district attorneys in Harris and Jefferson counties to investigate whether a State Board […]

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David Bradley Goes Courting

Like Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst this month and Gov. Rick Perry for years, David Bradley is courting conservative evangelical pastors in his bid for re-election to office. Bradley, R-Beaumont Buna, will speak on March 27 at a luncheon for the Beaumont Area Pastor Council, which is affiliated with the right-wing Houston Area Pastor Council. From […]

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