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Rick Perry Flexes Muscles In Poll

Looks like Nolan Ryan hitched his team to a rickety wagon. No...not the Texas Rangers. (Well, ok, the Texas Rangers too, but that’s a...

Is the Right Wing Right About ‘Avatar’?

The latest dispatch from the culture wars is the right wing’s attack column forming against Avatar. The Weekly Standard's John Podhoretz and John Nolte...

Lowlights of the GOP Gubernatorial Debate

What was up with that idiotic aw-shucks expression that Rick Perry wore during last night’s GOP gubernatorial primary debate? The raised eyebrows, the squinty...

Texas Rates High in a Very Low Catagory: Juvenile Prison Abuse

A report released last week by the U.S. Department of Justice shows that more than 12 percent of the youths who are in state...

Scenes From a Political Marriage

Harry Reid has found trouble recently from Game Change, the upcoming book on the 2008 election. The real dirt, though, is on John and...

Starbucks Baristas Get Steamed

Some of the baristas at the 8th and Rosedale Starbucks announced today that some of their employees have unionized, making them the first unionized...

Holy Mischief

Accusations of child sexual abuse against Catholic priests are so unsurprising, they barely blip on the media radar, as when seven Tarrant County women...

Mayor (Not Named Mike) Gets Tough On Polluters

Texas Monthly’s glowing, in-depth feature story on outgoing Houston Mayor Bill White ("The Great White Hope," December 2009) describes a hard-working, go-getting, populist politician...

Trinity Visions

Tree huggers, owl savers and local historians, take note – tonight (Monday) at 9pm is when KERA TV Channel 13 airs its original documentary...

Today’s Most Gruesome Story

Times are tough here, but in some parts of the world they're considerably tougher. Today's most gruesome story comes out of the Guardian, a British...