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Wendy Davis Named a 2013 “Gawker” Hero

Well, this should confirm the worst fears of the rather large right-wing nutball bloc in Texas: Wendy Davis was named one of the Heroes of...

“Urgent” Meeting Tonight on Texas “Merry Christmas” Law

In case you want to meet the co-author of Texas’s much-snickered-about “Merry Christmas” law, state rep Pat Fallon will be at an “urgent” community meeting...

Is the New Fort Worth Bishop a Secret Godless Liberal?

Conservative Catholics worldwide have been throwing hissy fits over Pope Francis. After a few months in office, the unpredictable Argentinian Jesuit has declared that...

Texas’ Abortion Law Stands (For Now)

Late-breaking news, and it's not good for Texas women who need health care: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that...

Another Medal For Audie Murphy

Nobody can say Gov. Rick Perry doesn’t appreciate a war hero, although some might question his timing. Today, Perry awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of...

Joel Burns Will Not Pursue Wendy Davis’s Vacated Seat

Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns announced in an email yesterday evening that he will not run for Wendy Davis's seat in the...

Eminem, Free Speech Hero? Eh, Not So Much

Diminutive white boy rapper Eminem has been catching heat lately for his use of the word “faggot” on the new tune "Rap God." To get...

Obamacare Enrollment Workshops in Fort Worth

State Rep. Lon Burnam, a Democrat from Fort Worth, has organized what he calls Obamacare enrollment workshops in Fort Worth. The series of neighborhood...

Why Did TCU Nix the “Fully Loaded” Flier?

In terms of political issues, I probably disagree with the right-wing student group Young Americans for Freedom on most things. In terms of the...

David Dewhurst Learns (Wrong) Lesson

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's recent foot-in-mouth moment, when he was recorded trying to use his name and position to bully an Allen police officer...