Category Archives: Leticia Van de Putte

Consider a candidate’s education record, not promises

  When Dan Patrick opens his mouth, claiming to support public education, you can be assured that two things will emerge – hot air and an untruth. (Lie is such an ugly word.) The legitimate, pro-education candidate for lieutenant governor, … Continue reading

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Patrick outlines plan to gut schools, local governments

  I doubt that Dan Patrick has ever had a bad idea that he didn’t try to make worse. First, he was trying to fool voters into thinking that he would lower school property taxes in a “swap” for higher … Continue reading

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“Swapping” money from education

  We have known for a long time that Dan Patrick, if elected lieutenant governor, will continue his attack on public education, and now we know a little more about the hocus-pocus by which he intends to do that. Patrick … Continue reading

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Guess who voted against all education funding – and more

  Anyone who thinks I have been writing too much about Dan Patrick, the snake oil salesman of Texas politics, may want to stop reading now. But remember, folks, this guy is running for what, in some respects, is the … Continue reading

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