Category Archives: Texas

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Gov. Greg Abbott, aiming to spark a national conversation about states’ rights, said Friday that he wants Texas to lead the call for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and wrest power from a federal … Continue reading

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Ah, Texas

What could be a finer way to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace than with an open-carry march and mock mass shooting at the campus where the first campus mass shooting actually happened in 1966: Gun rights groups … Continue reading

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Looks Like We’re Stuck With Texas

…the Republican referendum to secede didn’t make it to the ballot. They are such good patriots.

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Just Leave Already

Texas GOP official wants secession on the primary ballot I love Texas and I love Texans, we are better for having them as part of the country (I mean where else could we find a Screwie Louie Gohmert?), but seriously … Continue reading

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Building A Better Vocabulary

In Norwegian, “texas” (small tee) is used to mean “a crazy situation.” Norwegians Are Literally Using ‘Texas’ As Slang for ‘Crazy’ Now Texas is many things to many people—a state the size of a medium-sized country; home to several idiot … Continue reading

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Not Jade Helm 15, But Still Texas

I expect they will have more to say tomorrow, but Ahmed's sister asked me to share this photo. A NASA shirt! — Anil Dash (@anildash) September 16, 2015 By now, everyone’s already heard about Ahmed Mohamad, the over-achieving science-loving … Continue reading

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Today in Secession News…

Nationalist Group Wants TX Secession on Primary Ballot Essentially, a Texas National group is agitating to put secession on the GOP ballots during their upcoming primary election. I guess you go where the votes are? Anyway, they need something like … Continue reading

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Bad Ads, Early Edition

Sweet Jeebus, what’s wrong with this man?! Given the death-cult gun worship in this country, I cannot imagine that the ammosexuals would take kindly to him trivializing their fetish-objects. The NRA should come after him too for being so glib … Continue reading

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The Pride Of Texas

The American Stateman reports: “Facing three felony counts of securities law violations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested, fingerprinted and photographed Monday morning for alleged violations that took place when he was a state legislator.” “Attorney General Ken Paxton … Continue reading

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Mess With Texas

Well, Texas must be so proud. First a sitting governor (Hi Rick!) is indicted on federal corruption charges and now the Texas Attorney General is indicted too: McKINNEY — A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on … Continue reading

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