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Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Freethought San Marcos: Why is Cornyn the Republicans’ junk-yard dog?

It seems that John is worried that if the truth gets out about the torture they authorized, and the methods they approved while serving as president, vice-president, and legal counsel, respectively, they may be accountable for their actions.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Tea party comes to courthouse square

Demonstrators took to the streets of San Marcos Wednesday as part of a larger effort to protest America's economic policy on tax day.

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Bill offers tax credit for homebuyers

The San Marcos Area Board of REALTORS® says the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act offers incentives for first-time homebuyers.

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

From San Marcos Hispanic Chamber: Obama appoints record Hispanics

The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce reports that President Barack Obama's appointment of three Hispanics to his cabinet serves purposes beyond policy.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Televisory: After the inaugural …

The presidential inaugural is one highlight of the television week, but there's much more to be found deep into the dial.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Election confirms two Hays counties

Though voters from across the county supported a $207 million countywide road bond at last Tuesday's election, it remains that Hays County is two counties in political terms, composed of a heavily Democratic east and a heavily...

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Early voting could lead to county poll records

In the first three days of early voting, ten percent of Hays County's registered voters cast ballots, indicating that the county could reach a 75 percent turnout in this presidential election year.

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

County bucks Texas trend

Voters in Hays County went against the rest of Texas by picking Barack Obama decisively as their Democratic presidential preference. However, the final caucus results could still give Obama a statewide delegate win.

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Lining up late

Texas Democrats should be grateful that their state party didn't join Michigan and Florida by pushing their primary election up on the calendar.

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

The Democrats debate

Barack Obama has the look of every Democratic presidential winner starting from 1976, which means we don't really know what we're looking at.

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