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Guess Who’s Stalking the Texas Capitol? Join us to do something about it on March 5th!

The war between the two parties is putting our democracy at risk — not to mention fundamentals like our land and water. If you agree with us, please accept this invitation to join the independent movement to do something about it! Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day Tuesday, March 5, 9 am to 5 pm John H. Reagan Building, Room 140, 105 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX Here’s what we’ll be talking about with our legislators: Democracy is[…]

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The water grinch is surely the LCRA

LCRA Water Grinch of 2018. Forces legal hearing 6 days before Christmas!

The Grinch of the year is surely the LCRA. The Lower Colorado River Authority is pushing hard for a redundant and massive water grab of Simsboro water 8 days before Christmas. The move is bad news for all Texans given its potential impact on water policy. In essence, “The California Water Model”, an already proven disaster is proceeding in Texas at the behest of the real estate lobby and their minions on public office. The ancient Simsboro formation of the[…]

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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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