Cuban Out for 2020

Yes, we know there’s so much going on your head is swimming. At LIV we say go with the flow — pun intended! Thanks to KABB-TV (FOX-San Antonio) for this excellent report on why a cross-partisan coalition is about to kickoff a petition drive for the SAWS Accountability Act. SAWS rates and Vista Ridge water waste is so scary even a pandemic won’t stop this creative homegrown petition drive — join in! Reply to this message if you’d like to[…]

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The world turns May 20

May 20 LIV Newsletter: As the world turns

As the world turns, so do we here at LIV. We encourage your feedback by using the comments on our blog. Just follow the links for each individual article, or comment on this main newsletter page. And please share any of this with your Texas independent pals using our lavish share buttons or forward this message. In this May 20 LIV Newsletter: (scroll down for more on these topics) ►  What do Angus King & Rand Paul Have In Common?[…]

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Mark Cuban independent presidental option?

Should Mark Cuban run independent for President?

Should Mark Cuban run independent for President? This is the topic of an article we’re writing on the subject — to be released soon. That’s why we’re asking for your honest, unbridled but civil opinion. Most independents we know are tired of the partisan bloodletting that has served to stifle fundamentals of small “d” democracy — listening, deliberation and letting all sides be heard. Please note: LIV does not endorse candidates, nor do we tell them to run or not[…]

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LIV Newsletter: Oct. 21, 2019

LIV Newsletter: Oct. 21, 2019 ►Does LCRA need Bastrop’s groundwater?  No, they don’t. In three days of hearings last week (and still underway today and tomorrow, Oct. 21-22), LCRA has brought it on their naked selves. By refusing to answer the question of why they need a mega-permit for 25,000 acre-feet of groundwater every year from Bastrop, they have opened themselves up to the accusation they too have bought in to making central Texas one big rotting real estate play.[…]

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Mark Cuban independent presidental option?

Release: Lawsuit Challenges Texas Ballot Access Laws

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES TEXAS BALLOT ACCESS LAWS! BIG news for Texas Independents! With some powerful pro-bono legal chops from Shearman & Sterling and the non-profit Center for Competitive Democracy — against the unfair petition rules for independents and minor parties in Texas — independent voters hit the news! The suit was filed within days Ross Perot’s passing. Perot had the deep pockets to afford a “world class” campaign in 1992 and 1996. But you shouldn’t have to be a billionaire to[…]

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Perot Memoriam

Ross Perot Memoriam from his grassroots: The Imperfect Insurgency

Ross Perot Memoriam from his grassroots: The Imperfect Insurgency Much has been said about Ross Perot’s passing but little from his grassroots. That’s us at the League of Independent Voters who got up close enough to find long-lasting appreciation and love for Ross Perot. They – the insurgents – never are perfect. But the timing of his death was so like him. It was right on the money with new independent leadership (Amash, Cuban and others still working within the[…]

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Mark Cuban independent presidental option?

Mark Cuban, shark for democracy

Thank you, Mark Cuban, shark for democracy, who retweeted Texans for Voter Choice’s tweet about Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day tomorrow (Tuesday, March 5th) to 7.7 million Americans! Cuban, a business shark for democracy, provided a stark contrast to industry testimony at the eminent domain hearing today. Start watching at about 2 hours and 24 minutes and you’ll see. We hope to SEE you tomorrow (Tues., Mar. 5), but if you cannot make it, it’s being streamed[…]

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