San Antonio Press Conference Canceled, but DEBATE tonight still on!

The press conference scheduled for noon today in San Antonio is canceled due to weather. We hope to reschedule it soon. Watch our video for tonight’s event here. In the meantime, the Debate on Prop A and Vista Ridge is still on! Join us at a civil and fair debate moderated by Brendan Gibbons of the Rivard Report. “Yes or No on Prop A Debate on Vista Ridge” (Read our release here.) Tuesday, October 16, 7 to 8 pm, followed[…]

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Ron Nirenberg’s Disaster

Ron Nirenberg’s disaster might be overstated just a tad when he calls reasonable petition requirements for citizens to call for a public vote (Prop A), a disaster. Watch this video and see our response and please do share! ==> Well, maybe the Mayor of San Antonio is right in a way. Without suppressing the right to petition, San Antonio’s high rollers in real estate and their friends in public office, couldn’t have forced the disastrous Vista Ridge (San Antone Hose)[…]

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Chinatown (the movie) or The Shining, San Antonio election reels in uncivil discouse

San Antonio election like Chinatown (the movie) without the sex BUT with the mayhem.

New LIV Board Member, San Antonio architect, Ellen Berky, is hilarious. This is what she said about the debate going on in San Antonio on citizen propositions A, B and C: “The real estate lobby and its henchmen in the public realm have the city so thoroughly divided it’s like Chinatown (the movie) except without the sex and mayhem. Actually, strike half of that. We have got the mayhem – just not intelligent and informed debate.” What is happening in[…]

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Our Land, Our Water, Our Elections

The Quest to End Two-Party Rule: Part 3

The Quest to End Two-Party Rule: Part 3 “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” – Sir Isaac Newton In a Part 1 of this blog, I suggested that there were three aspects that should be considered as we engage in our quest to end two-party political rule: 1) an elaboration on the nature of the Opportunity (Part 2) that lies before us, 2) an identification of the Barriers to change that stand in our way, and 3)[…]

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Reaching Texas Independents

Who Will Debate Prop A on Vista Ridge in San Antonio?

Who Will Debate Prop A on Vista Ridge? Tuesday, October 16, 7 – 8 pm, Pan American Golf Association Clubhouse 2300 Avenue B, San Antonio 78215 For details, visit our Event Page Here Or invite your Facebook friends from here. Leading Water Attorney Agrees to Debate FOR Prop A Because of Vista Ridge; SAWS Chairman Berto Guerra Declines to Debate PROP A, Mayor Nirenberg now invited! At Tuesday’s San Antonio Water System (SAWS) board meeting some things happened that made[…]

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We can't let the parties keep us deaf, dumb and blind

Don’t let the parties keep us deaf, dumb and blind.

Don’t let the two parties keep us deaf, dumb and blind. Read and share this newsletter. In this LIV Newsletter: ►First Cruz/Beto Debate, Beto Scores Indy Points! ►LCRA Heats Up Water War in Simsboro counties east of Austin! ►Houston, THIS Sunday, Political Independents Conference at UH! (Details here!) ►San Antonio Debate Watch, October 16th. Details TBA. ►San Antonio & Austin City Halls Fight Petitions for Public Votes! First Cruz/Beto Debate, Beto Scores, Both Have Two More Chances! Did you hear[…]

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Quest to End Two-party Rule

The Quest to End Two-Party Rule: Part 2

The Quest to End Two-Party Rule: Part 2 “The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower In a previous blog, I suggested that there were three aspects that should be considered as we engage in our quest to end two-party political rule: 1) an elaboration on the nature of the Opportunity that lies before us, 2) an identification of the Barriers to change that[…]

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Bastrop Landowners Rally to Protect their Wells

Bastrop Landowners Rally To Protect Their Wells From Water Grab – LCRA Permit Hearing Is On September 26th. by Al Braden

Bastrop Landowners rally to protect their wells from water grab by LCRA “Mega-Permit.” Michele Gangnes, of the Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund spoke to over 200 Bastrop and Lee County residents in two consecutive meetings at the American Legion Hall in Bastrop, September 13th. They learned the issues and strategized how to defend their well water from LCRA and other water pirates planning big export wells in the precious Simsboro Aquifer. The event was co-sponsored by Friends of Bastrop Water.[…]

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