Bill Pushed by Texas Republicans, Big Oil, Disgustingly Sets Out to Directly Undermine Democracy

In this country we have several ways in which we use our voting power. We elect House representatives to represent each of our individual districts; we elect senators to represent our state; and we let the popular vote within each state determine which presidential candidate gets that state’s electoral votes, which ultimately decides who becomes […]

Republican Admits She Doesn’t Care About Democracy, Plans to Ignore Fracking Ban Approved by Voters

As most of us know, the commonly used Republican rhetoric about being the party for “small government” is complete crap. Anyone who pays attention knows that Republicans only oppose government when it gets in the way of what they want to do, but they love big government whenever they can try to use it to get their […]

Texas Town Known as ‘The Birthplace of Fracking’ Passes Ban on Controversial Process Loved by Big Oil

Despite all the bad news coming from election night, there was some good news for liberals or pretty much anyone who wants to protect the environment. Voters in Denton, Texas, the place where fracking was invented, voted to ban the process that many claim is extremely harmful to the environment. Over 25K votes were cast, […]