Rives Campaign Still Not Telling the Truth

We told you last month how Randy Rives is playing fast and loose with the truth in his campaign to unseat Texas State Board of Education incumbent Bob Craig in tomorrow’s Republican Primary. Yesterday Rives’ campaign continued to distort the truth on a key issue from the candidate’s past — the decision by the Ector County […]

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The Religious Right’s Secret Candidate ‘Forum’

If anyone needs more evidence that the religious right’s ringleaders see voters as sheep, we present a new exhibit: Rev. Rick Scarborough’s secret candidate-screening in East Texas. Scarborough, head of the Lufkin (Texas)-based group Vision America, orbits the fringes of the far right. For example, he’s a “birther” who doubts President Obama was truly born […]

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Money Flows to Far-Right SBOE Candidates

FEB. 25 UPDATE: Campaign finance reports for Democrats seeking the District 5 seat on the Texas State Board of Education are now available. See below for the new numbers. Rebecca Bell-Metereau continues to build a large fundraising lead over her opponents for the Democratic nomination. We have also updated finance numbers from a corrected finance […]

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Republican SBOE Candidates Duke It Out

Republican candidates for Cynthia Dunbar’s District 10 Texas State Board of Education seat met over the weekend at a public forum in Georgetown. It appears that evolution and sex education were among the hottest topics of discussion, according to the online Williamson County Conservative Examiner. (Hat tip to TFN Insider reader abb3w for calling this to our […]

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