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Funding Pravda

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Funding Pravda

Conservatives sometimes joke that major media outlets are as biased as Pravda, the infamous state-run newspaper of the Soviet Union. But in Texas, we literally have taxpayer-funded media outlets. A search of state records show that taxpayers paid $111,195.85 and...

Activists and Advocates at the Texas Tribune

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Activists and Advocates at the Texas Tribune

Recently the Texas Tribune held a fundraising drive. As is often the case with non-profits, the Tribune’s fundraising team came a lot closer to identifying the real product the group is selling than the organization’s official mission statement. While the Tribune’s...

Branch’s Unsound Reasoning on Speech Suppression

Branch’s Unsound Reasoning on Speech Suppression

After taking heat over the past few days over his efforts to hide his past as a Washington labor union lobbyist, Dan Branch went on the Texas Tribune’s TribLive yesterday to attack his conservative opponent, State Senator Ken Paxton. During his conversation with...

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Straus Is No Reagan

Texas' liberal pundits have been rushing to defend House Speaker Joe Straus’ recent calls to find new revenues that can bolster big spending in the Lone Star State. Their latest ploy: distort the record of Ronald Reagan. I recently sat down for an interview with Evan...