Category Wendy R. Davis

Wendy Davis is running for Governor of Texas

Sure this is a long shot, but the effort is worth supporting no matter what.  A sound progressive Democrat, a woman who actually supports women, running against the odds in Texas: supporting Wendy Davis, regardless of whether you live in Texas, sends a positive message to politicians all around the country. Advertisements

Wendy Davis visits DC

Why it matters who becomes the next Governor of Texas

Wendy Davis seems to be stepping up her efforts to raise her national profile. She is coming to Washington DC, for a meet-and-greet fundraiser. Even though I am, like many in this economy, conserving my resources, I decided to invest in a ticket at the host level, because this is an investment in the future […]

Wendy Davis alert – Now is a great time for $11.11

[This just in from Wendy Davis. If you want to make your donation count in more ways than one, act now] Heidi Li — There’s no time left to waste. The vote on the Texas leadership’s anti-women bill could come at any minute — and we’re just 79 contributors away from reaching 10,000 strong. Help us reach […]

Show Rick Perry the power of $11.11

All eyes are on Texas today, but the drama at the end of the first special session of the 83rd state legislature is not likely to repeat itself — at least not yet. While Gov. Rick Perry has brought back the 150 members of the House and the 31 members of the Senate to deal […]

Like fillibustering, money talks

I do not live in Texas.  I have never met State Senator Wendy Davis.  I just invested $11.11 in her political future. That donation is one dollar and one cent for every hour she stood filibustering a law proposed by the Republican, male governor of Texas, a bill that “would have shut down almost all the […]