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Ride ’em, Corn Dog!

Are you ready, boots? Sen. John Cornyn’s personalized/emblemized black leather cowboy boot. Courtesy Michael Weiss / Wonkette. “Big John” Cornyn. Now that’s a big one, all right. The junior senator from Texas with the ultra-conservative voting record — known to … Continue reading

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Mariann G. Wizard :
Richard Lee, 1940-2014: Farewell to an
enemy of the State

‘His life was tempered by his grasp of history, his sense of justice, and his refusal to conform.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | March 10, 2015 In writing this remembrance, I had vital assistance from Robert … Continue reading

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METRO | Roger Baker : Is Austin’s ‘Strategic Mobility Plan’ smart planning or a billion dollar boondoggle?

What most voters probably don’t know about Austin’s upcoming big bucks transportation bond package. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2014 [Roger Baker joined Austin community activist Bill Oakey and host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, … Continue reading

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Michael James :
‘Rising Up Angry’: Porch climbers, greasers, popcorn girl, and a family, 1968-’69

After my work in Uptown, I focused on bringing the movement, the revolution, to working class white kids, who had been overlooked by organizers. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | March 12, 2014 [In this series, Michael James … Continue reading

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Sarah Jaffe : ‘Mama Grizzlies’ and the New Tea Party ‘Feminism’

‘Mama Grizzlies’:The Tea Party and its claims to feminism By Sarah Jaffe / October 11, 2010 It all started with Sarah Palin. Or did it? Maybe it started a few months earlier, when Hillary Clinton downed a shot of whiskey … Continue reading

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David Corn : Republican Bob Inglis Blasts Tea Party’s Paranoia

Photo from Bossier (Louisiana) Tea Party demonstration. Image from Craig Considine.Tea Party takeover of the GOP:Republican Rep. Bob Inglis takes onRacism, paranoia, ignorance of the far right By David Corn / September 7, 2010 It was the middle of a … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Corn Dog’s Coat — and Big Bad Jew

The video above from the Daily Show includes excerpts from John (Corn Dog) Cornyn’s video, “Big Bad John,” — already a thing of legend — previously posted and discussed on The Rag Blog. But the best part is a faux … Continue reading

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Dems Just Love That "Big Bad John"

Ride ’em Corn Dog : Already a Classic Cornyn video is campaign gold mine;Race in virtual dead heatBy John Moritz / June 27, 2008 AUSTIN — The sight of U.S. Sen. John Cornyn wearing cowboy threads while an ol’ boy … Continue reading

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Corn Dog Cornyn : War Yes, GI’s No!

Sen. John (Corn Dog) Cornyn, R-Texas, aka “Lap Dog to the President.” Graphic by Bill Narum / The Rag BlogJohn Cornyn Funds the War But Not Those Who Fought ItBy Karl-Thomas Musselman/ May 23, 2008 The first paragraph from this … Continue reading

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Chellis Glendinning :
STORY | How to cross the border

Raúl has forged hundreds of miles in thin huaraches through 100-degree saguaro desert. By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2018 “I came to the U.S. because in my ejido in Chihuahua, there isn’t enough money to … Continue reading

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Carl Davidson :
My friend and comrade, Tom Hayden

He inspired me and many others to go to the battlegrounds and ‘put our bodies on the line.’ By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow … Continue reading

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