Whole Lotta Political Shaking Going On

Folks, there’s a whole lotta political shaking going on in Texas. The earthquake we’re detecting is related to the convergence of both party establishments. That’s right. On some things – like the brokering of arguably the most valuable resources on the planet  – groundwater and land resources – they agree. Do nothing because Oil and Gas and Real Estate are the King and Queen lobbies. No one will tell you – but us, the independents – these “emperors” have no[…]

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Call your Rep NOW, y’all! Vote NO on HB 1066.

It’s time to call your rep now, y’all! This is no April Fool’s prank. Though perhaps we are fools for trying to stop this completely unnecessary manmade disaster on groundwater depletion. We’re also beginning to wonder if the Republican Party of Texas is preparing to throw those who elected them — rural Texans — under the bus. We need your calls today and tomorrow to get State Representatives of all political persuasions, rural and urban, to vote NO on HB[…]

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Image of the sign I Oppose the San Antone Hose, map of the 142-mile pipeline for Vista Ridge

SAWS & LCRA, bringing people together! Join the stream Saturday, make some calls, y’all!

SAWS (San Antonio’s public water utility) and the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA, a quasi-governmental agency) have joined the ranks of private water marketers in the groundwater conveyance business. In so doing, they are bringing citizens across Texas and the partisan divide together – whether we like it or not! Please help spread the word about this urgently important and streamed event — “Cross Community Alliances” in San Antonio from 10 am to noon AND join the stream before it[…]

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Hogs at the Trough joined by LCRA

Watch Your Water! Share this.

Watch your water! After you watch our “David (us) v. Goliath (Vista Ridge)” 1-minute video, share it and read the rest of this message. WATCH YOUR WATER! ►Tomorrow, Monday, March 25, at 3:30 pm., join us at the Capitol for the SB606 Water and Rural Affairs Committee hearing or watch the stream from here. This Saturday, join us in San Antonio or watch the stream from our Facebook page – while you’re at it, like us! And, please make some[…]

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SAWS got a well deserved spanking

SAWS got a well deserved spanking yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing, using public dollars for water and wallet grabs. URGENT calls needed through Friday! Both public (@SAWS) and private partners of the Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose got a wake up call yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing on House Bill 1066. Judith McGeary, Milam County landowner and Executive Director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA), came to ask for these modest amendments in the bill[…]

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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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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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