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Texas Rep. Steve Stockman Isn’t Only A Wingnut Buffoon; He’s Also Got A Mystery Income Of $350,000

Around these parts, when we hear the name “Steve Stockman,” we usually wonder what damn fool shenanigans he’s gotten up to this time. This is, after all, the guy who invited Ted Nugent to be his guest at the State of the Union address, asked the Obama-mask rodeo clown to please come and spread good cheer to the children of Texas, and wondered why Barack Obama can’t make healthcare.gov work more like a 1985 video game. What we don’t usually associate the name Steve Stockman with is “mysterious income that he’s failed to disclose,” but we’re sure we can get used to it. Turns out that one of the top wingnut loudmouths on Twitter is pretty tight-mouthed about his finances, possibly in violation of federal disclosure requirements. The Houston Chronicle published a bigass investigation Sunday, reporting that Stockman “failed to make federally required disclosures about business affiliations that stretch from Texas to the British Virgin Islands, and has provided no details about the business he claims as his sole source of income.” There’s probably a perfectly reasonable explanation for Stockman’s reluctance to actually say where his money comes from, which is most likely that he doesn’t wanna. Read more on Texas Rep. Steve Stockman Isn’t Only A Wingnut Buffoon; He’s Also Got A Mystery Income Of $350,000…
 

The Exquisite Disillusionment of Pierce Bush

President Bush’s nephew Pierce, recently took to the letters page of the Houston Chronicle to offer his uncle a measure of support on the Dubai ports matter. Yesterday, in a telephone interview with the Chronicle, Bush related his reasoning for leaving Georgetown University for the relatively removed environment of UT-Austin. Read more on The Exquisite Disillusionment of Pierce Bush…