LIV News!

Updated: Jul 27



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This is an incredible story developing about property tax hero, realtor Chandler Crouch. We have the luck of having Chandler speak to us at our First Monday Forum next Monday. Chandler has helped 90,000 homeowners protest skyrocketing appraisals, all pro-bono! And, for this, he is being investigated. Watch this report on NBC in DFW and sign up to join us as "seating" is limited. Join us for the Crouch Ouch, Monday, August 1, 7-8 pm -- RSVP here!

LIV is a longtime BIG fan of another 501c4 non-profit organization -- the Farm and

Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) -- and its stellar leader, Judith McGeary. FARFA is co-hosting the Southern Family Farms and Food Systems Conference at Texas State University in San Marcos, Aug. 7-9. DO NOT MISS the water seminar with some of the state's most important water defenders. The seminar "Who Gets Water" is with leading water scientist Dr. Robert Mace, President of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District (Kendall County) Milan Michalec, and water attorney and SAWS/Vista Ridge watchdog Lauren Ice on Monday Aug. 8, 3:15 pm. Information here. You must purchase a day ticket but scholarships or reduced fees are available from LIV -- call us at 512.213.4511 or email us.


"There is no way in the world that abortion is going to be abolished. It has been going on ever since man and woman lived together on this earth,” Barry Goldwater, father of modern conservatism, Aug. 6, 1992. Linda for a Little Less Corruption explains why Attorney General Ken Paxton and 71 members of the Legislature filed a brief to ban abortion with the Texas Supreme Court, taking the Texas GOP off the cliff. Hot of the independent political press, y'all!


Hit the Nail News:

  • Lordy, help us all make it through the night! Samsung applies for 11 MORE subsidies (for over $4 billion!) for MORE water guzzling plants, therefore MORE water from already stressed aquifers. Read this Statesman article and join the water posse at LIV!

  • Bless West Texas Maverick Republican, Sen. Kel Seliger, who is eminently qualified to blow the whistle on the Texas oil and gas oligarchs that the GOP base knows little about.

  • Pioneering economist says we must end growth obsession! This one gives the political ammo to go after the municipal Dems who have us on a collision course with Mother Nature. Guess who's going to win that one.



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