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Rick Perry Goes Donor-, Er, Job-Poaching

With today’s announcement that Rick Perry will return to New York to woo business owners down to Texas, I trust that the governor will...

Wendy Davis Uses Icon, Barbecue To Entice Voters

Wendy Davis is calling in the big guns in her attempt to become the next governor of Texas. The former Fort Worth city councilwoman and...

Algebra II? But the Toilet’s Running!

The headlines from yesterday’s state House hearing on Texas’ new high school curriculum were so deliciously snicker-worthy: “Texas lawmakers debate new curriculum that’s too...

“Cosmos”: Sorry but Science is Boring!

All forward-thinking people are supposed to be aggressively pro-science and super-STEM-y these days, to keep our children primed for competition in the global arenas...

Will You Love The Wildcatter Exchange? May Be

If you missed the first Woodstock, first Bonnaroo, first ACL fest, and other great cultural "firsts," well, now's your chance to say you were...

I Am From Arizona. I Am Embarrassed.

I wasn’t born in Arizona, but I lived there through my childhood years into my 20s. My family is still there. I’m usually proud...

Told Ya So! Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

I don’t like to brag –– in fact, I love to brag –– but I saw today’s ruling by a federal judge against Texas’...

Ted Nugent Leads a Confederacy of Assholes

By now, Texas voters are accustomed to making excuses to themselves during primary season: "Of course the Republican candidates’ TV ads are so extreme...

“NYT” Confirms: Wendy Davis is a Gold Digger, Bad Mom

If you thought the New York Times magazine would do a better job of analyzing Wendy Davis’ political record and not judging her career...

2014 Peaceful Vocations Poetry Slam

USA Today and other news outlets blared the Pew poll headlines just a few days ago: More than half of Americans think our military...