On September 11th, I attended a forum in Hays County put on by the Citizens Alliance for Responsible Development (CARD). I have good friends in CARD and I think they mean well. I also believe, they had no intention of letting this happen.Read more
I about to hit the road to this event in Wimberley at 6 pm hoping to unite us to stop the water grabs! Don’t forget the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance Conference this coming Monday and Tuesday at the Bastrop Convention Center. Our own Michele Gangnes and Steve Box (Environmental Stewardship) are on the water panel on Tuesday morning. At least come to the movie on Monday night! Details here. Last night, the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District sent the[…]Read more
A critical decision about the rights of landowners who do not want to sell their water, is coming to a head at a specially called meeting of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District next Wednesday evening at 7 pm at the American Legion in Giddings, 1502 U.S. 77, Giddings NOT the Bastrop Convention Center.
We apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but we have a good excuse. We’ve been working night and day to bring the issues that unify urban and rural Texas out to the public with a big bang and this dude, Tex, VERY SOON! We’ll be reporting about it on this Saturday’s conference call at 9 am. (Remember, we now hold these calls every other Saturday at 9 am). If you do not yet have the call-in instructions,[…]Read more
Lee and Bastrop Countians issued this tongue-in-cheek warning to the central Texas growth lobby in February. Ads in Times Square began running this week luring more people to Hays County. Simultaneously with an ad campaign in Times Square intended to lure more people to Hays County and partially paid for with public money, a new non-profit, non-partisan citizens lobby – the League of Independent Voters of Texas — is throwing down in Bastrop, Texas. Citizens from throughout central Texas[…]Read more
The pundits are busy telling you what the “tea party takeover” in the Texas primaries means. These range from making being Hispanic illegal to saving us from crony capitalism. It’s likely that neither is true. But more to the point, the Tea Party, now the new boss, will quickly become “same as the old boss”, unless it finds its own independence. Think about it. What if Tea Party leaders decided to bust the unsavory deal between the two parties that[…]Read more