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Austin’s Fontaine Maverick Tells CNN Why McCain and Palin are no Mavericks

Hey John McCain, you’re stealing our name! Jeanne Moos interviews Fontaine Maverick about the great Maverick family of Texas: The real and original Mavericks. For more on The Rag Blog about the Maverick family and the theft of their good … finish reading Austin’s Fontaine Maverick Tells CNN Why McCain and Palin are no Mavericks

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Fontaine Maverick : John McCain is no Maverick!

Former Texas Congressman and San Antonio mayor Maury Maverick — the real thing.McCain’s just talking ‘gobbledygook‘By Fontaine Maverick / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2008 I just got a call from my brother, Maury Maverick, who said that if … finish reading Fontaine Maverick : John McCain is no Maverick!

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Whad’Ya Know? Terrellita Maverick’s Still Fighting for the Family’s Good Name

Terrillata Maverick: A real Maverick still fights the good fight.‘Mother’s interview was priceless! She was funny and quick on the uptake. She talked about the election, ancestral anecdotes, and backpacking around the world.’By Fontaine Maverick / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Whad’Ya Know? Terrellita Maverick’s Still Fighting for the Family’s Good Name

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Hey John : You’re No Maverick. And We Can Prove it!

Who’s the Original Maverick? With this video from Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films, the saga of rustler John McCain — the faux maverick — and his skulduggery continues as we reexamine the Texas family that forged the Maverick brand. … finish reading Hey John : You’re No Maverick. And We Can Prove it!

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McCain a Faux Maverick : Stealing a Texas Tradition

The Maverick political family — Maury Maverick, Sr. is sworn in by his father as San Antonio mayor, as Maverick, Jr. looks on. John McCain has appropriated a cherished name from Texas progressive politics. A scoundrel like McCain calling himself … finish reading McCain a Faux Maverick : Stealing a Texas Tradition

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This Maverick The Real Deal

A Brand of Politician: To a True Maverick, It’s an Earned LabelBy Joe Holley / March 1, 2008 Arizona Sen. John McCain happily donned the “maverick” mantle in 2000 as he climbed aboard the Straight Talk Express and set off … finish reading This Maverick The Real Deal

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Ramsey Wiggins : Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir

Legendary underground cartoonist and comix artist Gilbert Shelton.Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir By Ramsey Wiggins / The Rag Blog / March 8, 2010 Legendary underground artist Gilbert Shelton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, Tuesday, March 9, … finish reading Ramsey Wiggins : Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir

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Conservative Columnist David Brooks Calls Sarah Palin a ‘Cancer’

David Brooks. Getty Images.Comparing her anti-intellectualism to that of President Bush, Brooks called Sarah Palin a ‘fatal cancer to the Republican party.’By Danny Shea / October 8, 2008 See Video of interview with David Brooks, Below. David Brooks spoke frankly … finish reading Conservative Columnist David Brooks Calls Sarah Palin a ‘Cancer’

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Obama and The Onion : Reflections on the Uses of Satire

‘Cooter Obama’ chases pig on Capitol lawn. Photo from controversial satirical article in The Onion. Photo © Copyright 2008, Onion, Inc. I recently chuckled at a satirical piece I found at The Onion’s website and reposted it here on The … finish reading Obama and The Onion : Reflections on the Uses of Satire

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John McCain, Please Log On

The crusty ol’ Repub says he has no clue how to use a computer. Isn’t that cute?By Mark Morford / July 23, 2008 Dear McCain presidential campaign: You know what’s funny and cute and just a little bit sad? Wacky … finish reading John McCain, Please Log On

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Thorne Dreyer & Margaret Moser :
Austin Rock Musician Benny Thurman Dead at 65

By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 24, 2008 Benny Thurman, a founding member and bassist of the famed sixties rock group the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, died this past Sunday, June 22 in Austin. Thurman was in intensive … finish reading Thorne Dreyer & Margaret Moser :
Austin Rock Musician Benny Thurman Dead at 65

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