On Wednesday, the University Democrats will conduct its officer elections for spring 2013. These are important because UDems will play an important advocacy role on behalf of students and young people next semester. Nominees in contested races were asked to submit candidacy statements to The Texas Monitor.
The UT Objectivism Society needs to learn that some words should not be used lightly in politics. While promoting an event that will “dissect” the president’s policies and governance in an email• and on facebook, the student group claimed, a vote for him is a vote for slavery!” Obviously, this is a free country and [...]
The Belo Debate hosted by WFAA-TV in Dallas between Paul Sadler and Ted Cruz brought heat to a relatively cool race. Sadler was aggressive and progressive, both of which are traits I have been wanting out of our Democratic nominee. Cruz was on his well-trained message, stuck to his sound bytes and desperately tried to [...]
Thanks for bringing partisan politics into a tragedy, Governor Perry. In the wake of the attacks in Benghazi that took the lives of an US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, Perry seized an opportunity to launch a rhetorical attack of his own on President Obama. In a statement released earlier today, Perry said, [...]
It was a well-kept secret among my fellow Democrats that President Barack Obama will cede our sovereignty to the United Nations once re-elected… that is until Lubbock County Judge Tom Head caught wind of it. Conservative Judge Head is now asking for a tax increase from the good people of Lubbock in order to increase pay [...]