Canceling Wimberley — bad weather

We are canceling tomorrow’s event in Wimberley. There is so much bad to severe weather on the radar for tomorrow, we decided not to do this to the folks driving in from across Texas If you had planned to be in Wimberley tomorrow, please send us a note or call us at 512-213-4511 to let us know that you have received this message. We’ll be back with a followup plan. For now, please plan to join us on our next[…]

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Come to Wimberley or else!

When you get to the end of this email, you’ll figure out why the laughing chicken is here. It’s great to see many new people signing up to come to Wimberley this Saturday. How ’bout you? Sign in here. Still undecided about coming? Here’s what is going to happen there: You will learn about how in-migration growth, waved on by our political “leaders” and the real estate lobby, is undermining economic development in Texas and what we can do about[…]

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Come to Wimberley Saturday, November 22

We are so glad many folks are asking why we’re going to be in Wimberley on Saturday, November 22. THIS EVENT IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. Read more here. You’ll be impressed with the agenda and speakers, Remember the Ogallala, Remember Vista Ridge! But really it’s YOU that we most need to be there to strategize and plan. Reserve a free seat now right here, then invite others. This is the first annual meeting of the League of Independent Voters[…]

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Tillman Speaks Out for Local Control — how ’bout you?

On November 4, 2014, there was a historical vote in Denton, TX, which of course was when the residents voted to ban hydraulic fracturing within the corporate limits of the city. This is a bit shocking considering the political make up of this area and the amount of funding that the industry sunk into defeating this measure. Another interesting thing is the margin of victory for this measure, for all the money that was sunk into this election by the industry, they were not even close to victory.

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Flush Vista Ridge!

Join us on Saturday’s 9 am conference call. Reply for details. CONFERENCE CALL TOPICS: *How the Austin city election has the growth machine dazed and confused. *Details on a barely reported pleasant surprise in San Antonio’s city election. *How Denton citizens banned fracking, whupping the oil & gas lobby. *How we’re gonna flush Vista Ridge down this giant toilet in SAWS’ lobby!   Hear Ye! Hear Ye! LEAGUE of independent VOTERS OF TEXAS FIRST STATE MEETING The League’s First Annual[…]

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Thanks San Antonio Council…we have 30 months to bust Vista Ridge

We can’t say it was unexpected, but the San Antonio City Council voted unanimously today for the Vista Ridge $3.4 billion water grab.

BUT, hold your horses! The Vista Ridge contract contains a provision that San Antonio Water System can walk away at any time, for any reason, within 30 months of the signing of this contract, with minimal penalties. What that means, folks,

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Good news, great news, ugly news – Vista Ridge!

More people are beginning to see that our local issues are part of a major growth period in Texas where, as we know, water and energy will continue to drive the growth. It may just be that the Vista Ridge Pipeline will be fodder for statewide organizing. No telling what can be done by good organizing crossing all kinds of social, political and economic lines.

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Thank you San Antonio Mayor Taylor!

San Antonio interim Mayor Ivy Taylor –on Wednesday’s KTSA-550 AM radio show — said she hasn’t received any complaints about the Vista Ridge water grab! Really? STEP ONE: Call the Mayor’s COMMENT LINE NOW!  210.207.2280. Ask her to hold her horses (the real estate lobby) on Vista Ridge before she harms two aquifers and her own ratepayers! STEP TWO:  Generate thousands of letters to the Mayor and Council here: SIGN AND SEND HERE and SHARE IT STEP THREE:  Reach tens[…]

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