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26 Oct 2021, 3:44 am

https://chng.it/5qV4rCHPd9


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26 Oct 2021, 5:51 am

There is a democratic mechanism for removing Governor Abbott. Texas seems to lack a recall mechanism outside of election.

While there might be room in a Westminster-style system for petitions to oust individual elected officials, it’s not clear who this petition would be aimed at in a Texan context. Is there anyone Abbott answers to, other than the voters at election time?



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26 Oct 2021, 8:19 am

If it is found that he committed an "impeachable" offense, he can be impeached.



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26 Oct 2021, 9:20 am

Impeachment and removal from office are two separate processes.



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26 Oct 2021, 9:22 am

I'm well aware of that....Impeachment is only an indictment.

Need I remind you that I work in a courthouse?



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26 Oct 2021, 6:39 pm

This is the only way to get him out given voter suppression and gerrymandering, without having to worry about Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick taking over.


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26 Oct 2021, 9:33 pm

I hate that as*hole. I wish someone would flip his chair over. It would be as glorious as when Anita Bryant was pied in the face.


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28 Oct 2021, 2:06 am

Descartes wrote:
I hate that as*hole. I wish someone would flip his chair over. It would be as glorious as when Anita Bryant was pied in the face.


Amen, sister!


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28 Oct 2021, 2:20 am

he is so proud of his antisocial calumnies of the rest of us.



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28 Oct 2021, 2:26 am

Even Rick Perry wouldn't have done half the stuff Abbott did.


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28 Oct 2021, 3:00 am

that is because abbott is IMHO a bright and clever sociopath, while the other guy was considerably duller and more inept, as well as less antisocial.



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28 Oct 2021, 8:27 am

He’s awful, I signed.


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28 Oct 2021, 8:30 am

Are out-of-state signatures deleted from the petition?

I mean, if you do not live in Texas, then what is the point of signing the petition?



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28 Oct 2021, 9:50 am

It’s worth a try.


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28 Oct 2021, 7:11 pm

As long as the pro-Trump GOP runs Texas, we will not get anywhere.

Democrats have been basically shut out of politics, and moderate Republicans can’t make it past the primaries because they didn’t “menshun Gawd” enough times.

I guess we can forget marijuana being legal and fornication being mandatory.

Remember last year when Seattle had CHAZ-CHOP? Mayor Durkan even called it the “summer of love”. Even if cities in Texas supported something similar (none do—not even Austin), Abbott would send the Air National Guard to drop napalm in the area.

Where’s Houston’s Naked Bike Ride? Where’s Houston’s chapter of the Center for Sex-Positive Studies? Where’s Houston’s version of CHAZ-CHOP? Or any other city in Texaa?


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