Politics

Stockyards “Lame In”

Jimmy Fowler
Aw, man! Last week when I endorsed Queer Liberaction’s Saturday ”Queer Kiss In” at the Stockyards, I sure didn’t have the lame result in mind: Earnest LGBT activists impeded from joyous lip-locking by a clueless band of...


First Democratic Gubernatorial Forum to be Held at TCU

eric.griffey
Yesterday, the Tarrant County Young Democrats announced that they, along with the TCU College Democrats, are hosting the first democratic gubernatorial primary candidates’ forum at TCU’s student center (the Horned Frog Ball...



Brokeback Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
My colleague, the ultra-prolific “Blotcher” Jeff Prince, made some excellent points in his “Big Balls” post. Most gay-sympathetic hetero Texans are as likely to roll their eyes at the idea of Queer Liberaction’s ”Ki...


Obama’s Nobel Is Novel

Jeff Prince
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. A bunch of Americans agree with him. After almost 300,000 votes in an MSN.com online poll asking whether he deserved the prize, 62 percent said, “No, he ...



Levi’s Johnson

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t pretend you’re shocked that Levi Johnston – Bristol Palin’s baby daddy and Sarah Palin’s pain in the ass – is going to pose naked for “Playgirl” magazine later this year. (Actually, I didn’t realize ...


Sarah Palin Going Rogue All The Way To Bank

Jeff Prince
Why? For the love of God, why? Why in the name of all that’s reasonable and sane — why? Why in the mind-numbingly dense “Achey Breaky Heart” mentality of the American masses, why? Why would anybody care what...



Kimmel Sells Blagojevich Chair Creeply er Cheaply

Jeff Prince
Publisher Michael Viner of Phoenix Books might be sweating today. He’s the guy who paid former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich a reported six figures to write a book about his rocky time in politics. And yet a chair that was si...


Want an NEA Grant? Only if You Voted Obama

Anthony Mariani
In the 1930s, the U.S. government conscripted visual artists across the country to create what amounted to U.S. propaganda: murals of muscular farmers, posters of empowered women. The goal was to help motivate Americans out of ...



Joe Wilson Apologized; Why Not Obama?

Jeff Prince
Republican Congressman Joe Wilson’s half-assed apology for yelling “You lie!” during the president’s speech is a glaring example of Washington D.C.’s lack of political backbone. Political correctness includes the word...


Obama Tells Students to Stay in School, Not All Kids Hear the Message

betty.brink
“He said things that we, parents, teachers, ministers, have been saying for years: Stay in school, respect your teachers, listen to your parents, take responsibility. Well, praise the Lord, it makes all the difference in the ...