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Freedom from Corporatocracy

@bexarkat: taken from where I live, the name Béjar is of pre-Roman origin. The original form was Bigerra and is said to mean "place of the beehives." "Béjar" could be an adaption from the Spanish word abeja, which means "bee." An older spelling of the city's name is Béxar.

22 October 2010 0 Comments

Commissioners make $100k/yr, what do you make?

Just uploaded a short video ad on Vimeo and YouTube, spread the word! http://vimeo.com/16107156 http://www.youtube.com/user/votekat?feature=mhum#p/a/u/0/cjox6zXpWwQ

21 October 2010 0 Comments

Voter Guides, Video, & Resources

Am I registered and where should I vote? You can legally take anything into the voting booth to help you vote, Voters’ Guides, printouts, marked up sample ballots, etc.  If you have ANY problems contact us at 210-471-1791 or 210-471-1756. kat and Nic’s Sample Ballot w/annotations *Note* where there are two ‘x’ in one race, […]

15 October 2010 0 Comments

Final Push Preparation Day – 10/16

It’s really is more fun than work! Come help make signs and find out what you can do to help during these next two weeks leading to Election Day. NOTE: you need not be a voter or of voting age to volunteer! Where: kat campaign HQ: 1522 W Elsmere Pl – Rear above Garage – […]

13 October 2010 0 Comments

Biggest Challenge When I’m Elected…

This Question was posed the other day with a 15s response time: What is the biggest challenge you will face if elected? That challenge will be to overcome the inertia supporting a flawed county budgeting & contracting process (fiscal policy) left behind by my predecessor.

12 October 2010 0 Comments

Stylin’ New Flyers and Poster Available!

Thanks to Elaine – graphic designer extraordinaire – we’ve got a new look and a new flyer & poster to plaster around town. New 1/2pg flyer mini poster I’ve got some of these left if you want to distribute and you can always download and print them yourself!  call/txt/tweet/fb/email me to get some

12 October 2010 0 Comments

Paper Trail for E-Voting Machines Goes Before TX Supreme Court

http://www.myfoxaustin.com/dpp/news/local/paper-trail-for-e-voting-machines-goes-before-tx-supreme-court-10122010-ktbcw Austin, TX – The Texas Supreme Court began hearing arguments Tuesday morning on a lawsuit that could pull the plug on electronic voting in the state. The case was filed in 2006 by NAACP and voters in order to block Texas Secretary of State from using electronic voting machines in future elections. The Austin […]

1 October 2010 0 Comments

We are now $1.2 billion more in debt

The County Commissioners made a decision in September 2010 that is unprecedented. They voted to put taxpayers in debt to the tune of $1.2 billion by approving a bond to pay for contract work at the University Hospital System. Typically if a bond is over $100-300 million, the decision is put to the voters, as […]

1 October 2010 0 Comments

Free Beer and Tamales House & Pool Party! 10/4, 6-9pm

In the Grand tradition of #SATX politics, we’re having a Free Beer* and Tamales Rockin’ House & Pool Party for kat’s Campaign on Monday, October 4, from 6-9pm at 445 Club Drive. Bring a towel! …and your check book Performances by local singer/songwriters and poet: Jaime McLaughlin – it’s her birthday! Chris Gavito Michelle Simpson […]

27 September 2010 0 Comments

Busy Day – La Raza y Pagan Pride

Todos somos esperanza! Last night Carlos Guerra spoke on the realities of discrimination – it doesn’ t matter how you are discriminated against, it has the same impact on the individual and on society. Today I visited with people from el movimiento por La Raza who Rocked the Vote and down the highway, the Pagan […]

22 September 2010 0 Comments

Zero Waste – National Drug Takeback Day 9/25

This from Zero Waste Alliance – locations in SATX, and things moving in Austin we could emulate! Do you need to get rid of your old or unused medications? Well, this Saturday, September 25th, is National Drug TakeBack Day where you can properly dispose of your unwanted prescriptions and have a hand in keeping pharmaceuticals […]