The Cult Called the Republican Party

by Libby Shaw – This should come as no surprise to those of us in Texas.  Ever since G.W. Bush replaced Ann Richards as the Governor the GOP has evolved into a cult comprised of crony capitalists, crooks, clowns and mean-spirited dumb bunnies. Just when we think we’ve seen the worse of the worst of Texas Republican politics, it gets even worse.  Greg Abbott is more cruel and cynical than Rick Perry because Abbott is completely bereft of human compassion and empathy.  A passive aggressively angry, insecure man he panders to conspiracy theorists and secessionists.  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is a cut above a carnival huckster with his right wing hoaxes and hypocrisy. The Attorney General, Ken Paxton is an indicted felon.  The Agricultural Commissioner, Sid Miller, bills the state to pay for his “Jesus” shots (whatever those are) in Oklahoma.  The Land Commissioner, George P. Bush (son of Jeb), pays employees after he fires them so they won’t sue the Land office.  P. hired his friends...

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