It helps when more people are behind you. How’s the view from under the bus? ICYMI: Politico 9/28 – Cruz sternly rebuked by GOP On Monday night, Cruz’s colleagues ignored his attempt to […]
Logic 101 – Day 1: Jade Helm 15
Wherein I “prove” logic can be fun, for me at least. Welcome to Day 1 of Logic 101. Don’t worry. It’s a one-day class. Actually, the “class” is only as long as it […]
Seven reasons Charlie Strong should not be coach at Texas
Red McCombs, a noted football expert, is right. Strong doesn’t, you know, “belong.” Also, he’s a socialist fascist Satanist. This week Texas AD Steve Patterson stunned college athletics by announcing the hire […]
What 19th Amendment?
It’s a trend lately, that if a party is afraid of losing an election, they pass legislation barring key groups in their opponents’ base from voting. And clearly, it’s something Texas has […]
DC appeals court ruling will prove difficult to overturn, largely ignored by conservatives
The recent appeals court ruling that the EPA has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases will stand until the Republicans control the Presidency and have a filibuster- proof majority of the Senate, or until a liberal Supreme Court Justice is replaced by a conservative.
Wind farms affect local nighttime temperatures, not global warming
Contrary to conservative media’s reporting, wind farms affect local nighttime temperatures, not global warming.
Even killers deserve a last meal
by Pat Hosken Last week, Texas prison officials decided, after executing 475 people since 1976, its death row prisoners no longer deserve a last meal. You’re already taking away their lives, Texas. […]
What's the matter with Texas? (I think it has something to do with testosterone, but I'm not sure what…)
I spent yesterday in Houston on business. Excuse me, I meant “bidniss.” I had to do some interviews with physicians around town, so I spent a good bit of time in the […]
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Some of us are heading in the right direction. . .
Finally, in an era of national standardized tests (that I am not arguing in favor of—I am just acknowledging their reality), there is a growing realization that there should be a common set of educational standards. The only two states that are not participating in the process are Texas and Alaska (but more about that later).