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Carlos Ponce

"They're attempting to pass restrictive voting measures based on a known, proven lie."

This premise is wrong.

Gary Miller

Carlos> This also ignores FBI reports that the least crime happens where the most guns are owned.

Bailey Jones

They're just playing to the base - Cult45. It's proven to be a winning strategy.

Carlos Ponce

Cult45? Such HATEFUL language! People trying to do the will of our Lord and God and Bailey amuses himself by calling them a "cult".

Don Schlessinger

Lefties love labeling people.

Bailey Jones

Don, especially those of us labeled "Lefties".

Bailey Jones

Well - it is pretty funny, Carlos.

[lol][lol] "The will of our Lord and God" [lol][lol]

Sad, too - to see people conned and manipulated in such a way. And it's also blasphemous. And ignorant. But mostly it's hilarious.

Carlos Ponce

Bailey, just wait and see what happens to the party you have aligned yourself.

Gary Scoggin

The Lege, especially since the rise of Dan Patrick, would much rather focus on red meat social issues than worry about the business of actually governing. Things like the bathroom bill from the previous session, imagined voter fraud, or "Constitutional" carry are much more entertaining then things like infrastructure upkeep, access to health care or properly funding education.

Bailey Jones

[thumbup] Or winterizing the grid.

Carlos Ponce

Check out ALL the proposed legislation. While there is some legislation concerning "social issues" there is NO FOCUS on them. But it seems that's what Gary Scoggin focuses on. [rolleyes]

Gary Miller

$243 billion would fund all our children in private schools.

Gary Miller

Biden's infrastructure bill contains $243 billion for teachers unions. Infrastructure?

Gary Miller

Gary S.> Proper funding education would fund all state's students equally instead of ISD students only. Why are the children of taxpayers not getting equal funding because they don't attend ISD schools?The quality of US ISD schools has fallen to #40 in the world. Our private/parocharl schools still rate near the top in world but cost a lot less than isd schools. Universal school choice would let students/parents choose the best schools available instead of being trapped in some of the worlds worst schools. Biden's infrastructure bill spends $243,000,000,000.00 on ISD schools. Nearly all to teacher unions?

George Laiacona

We must realize that the Republicans are financed by the gun lobby, so don’t expect any kind of legislation that will drain their pockets of gun lobbyists money. As far as voter fraud, intelligent people know that this has been an ongoing issue with the Republicans in order to maintain power. They will continue to attack anyone who will try to reduce their power. If the lower classes of voters are not hampered in their efforts to vote , the Republican Party just may lose power.

Dalton Logan

Are you calling the voters who voted for Democrats a lower class?

Gary Miller

George> The NRA donates one twelvth as much to Republicans as Teachers unions donate to Democrats. If the 47 state legislatures pass new election laws making voting easier and cheating harder the Republican party just might gain power.

Gary Miller

Each of 174 cases of election fraud represent hundreds or thousands of illegal votes. SCOTUS said it was legal for citizens to have and carry fire arms for personal protection. Texas will update it's gun laws to match SCOTUS rulings.

Bailey Jones

Gary, all allegations of voter fraud require proof. Please show us yours.

Gary Miller

Bailey> The Texas AG is the proper place to ask for evidence. If I offered evidence you and other progressives would call me a lying racist.

Bailey Jones

Not at all, Gary. I assume your statement is based on evidence from a reputable source - like the AG - and that you have a link to it. Surely you're not just repeating something you saw on TV or the internet. I assume as well that your intent is to inform and convince other readers of this forum. The best way to do that is to provide the very same evidence that convinced you. That's what I would do.

Carlos Ponce

"Texas Attorney General Announces 134 Voter Fraud Charges Ahead of 2020 Election"

https://myvalleynews.com/blog/2020/09/25/texas-attorney-general-announces-134-voter-fraud-charges-ahead-of-2020-election/

"Texas House Ironing Out Election Fraud Bill"

https://ktrh.iheart.com/content/2021-04-12-texas-house-ironing-out-elections-fraud-bill/

"Our cases are currently at an all-time high,” he [Jonathan White, head of the election fraud division at the Texas AG's Office] told the House Elections Committee this month. “We have 510 offenses pending against 43 defendants in court right now.”

And a post from the Texas AGs Office:

"534 Successfully prosecuted election fraud offenses against 155 individuals by the Office of the Attorney General since 2005.

510 - The number of pending offenses against 43 defendants, currently pending prosecution.

386- The number of currently active election fraud investigations."

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/election-integrity

These investigations mostly involve Democrats but plenty of allegations outside those under investigation or litigated. The tip of the iceberg.

George Laiacona

As of now 4/28/2021 my comment has not been posted

George Laiacona

Thank you for posting my comment.

George Laiacona

Dalton , you figure it out, since the 1980s Americans have been split into only two classes. There is the upper classes that earn over $400,000 a year , and then the rest of us that make considerably less. The middle class has disappeared.

Carlos Ponce

No middle class????? [rolleyes]

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