Texas GOPer Warns of Threat to Nation's 'Christian, Anglo-American Bedrock'

Peter Morrison, the pro-secession and race-baiting treasurer of the Hardin County Republican Party in southeast Texas, has released another political screed that portrays white Christians as victims of an increasingly diverse American electorate. And this time he refers darkly to a future in which he and like-minded political activists will be able to “dispatch our […]

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Anti-Straus Activist Blames Minorities and ‘Maggots’ for Obama Victory and Calls for Texas to Secede

Peter Morrison, the race-obsessed right-wing activist who helped lead unsuccessful efforts to oust Republican Joe Straus as speaker of the Texas House in 2011, is taking yesterday’s election victory by President Obama very poorly, to say the least. Morrison, who writes a periodic e-newsletter (The Peter Morrison Report) for like-minded activists, has in the past […]

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Anti-Straus Activist in Texas Worries about Maintaining ‘Traditional American Demographic Status Quo’

When right-wing activist Peter Morrison promoted (unsuccessful) efforts to have state Rep. Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, removed as speaker of the Texas House in late 2010 and early 2011, he noted that other speaker candidates were “Christians and true conservatives.” Straus is Jewish, which Morrison made sure readers of his anti-Straus emails knew. Morrison, who […]

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Handful of Contests See the Most Money in Texas State Board of Education Races

In the 1990s, San Antonio businessman James Leininger — the religious right’s sugar daddy in Texas — poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into State Board of Education (SBOE) races. That money helped hard-right social conservatives build a multi-year campaign to take control of the board — and turned subsequent board debates over textbooks and […]

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