Tag Archives: Texas

House Republicans Commit to Flushing Money Down the Rick Perry Toilet

If House Republicans couldn’t garner enough votes to pass their own bill yesterday, what makes them think they’ll be more successful today? Apparently they’ve sweetened the deal by committing to throw money in the Rick Perry toilet. They’re now tweaking … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Do Nothing Congress

Artist – Rob Rogers The Houston Chronicle has an excellent article on how immigrant children actually travel to the United States and all that the process entails. Meanwhile, border sheriffs are less-than-impressed by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s order to send … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rep. Gohmert Wants to Raise Taxes to Pay for a Military Campaign Against Children

Representative Louie Gohmert isn’t interested in approving President Obama’s spending request of $3.7 billion which would fund additional processing centers, judges, lawyers, and border control agents, but he is interested in seeing his home state of Texas raise taxes to … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Buffer Zone

Artist – Jen Sorensen In other news, American companies added 285,000 jobs during the month of June according to the ADP Research Institute. Meanwhile, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says Governor Rick Perry has become a “West Coast metrosexual” because … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Keep Gun and Carry On

It’s the “gunfight at the Golden Corral” on The Daily Show. The point is, working the overnight at 7-11 isn’t already fucked up enough that, somewhere between emptying out whatever it is that coagulates under the rolling hot dog tray … Continue reading
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Enemy Captivity

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed today as the next secretary of Health and Human Services. She’ll now be in charge of the death panels, I presume. Remember death panels? Good times. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading
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Unopposed

Bob Hall will be the next senator to represent North Texas because he is running completely unopposed by the state Democratic party. Bob hall is a certifiable lunatic. He doesn’t understand “why the [immigrants] who are coming here want to … Continue reading
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Welfare Flora

Artist – Jen Sorensen In other news, the Republican party of Texas has reportedly blocked the Log Cabin Republicans from having a booth at the state party convention next week. Meanwhile, I continue to be puzzled by Log Cabin Republicans. … Continue reading
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Don’t Eat At This Shitty Restaurant Staffed by Shitty People

A gay couple were told that they are not welcome at Big Earl’s Bait House and Country Store in Pittsburg, Texas because the restaurant doesn’t like fags. After eating breakfast at Big Earl’s Bait House and Country Store, Collin Dewberry … Continue reading
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Keepin’ it Classy

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) was greeted by these posters outside a fundraiser in Los Angeles this morning. You may not notice it at first — in fact I didn’t until I did a double take — but the … Continue reading
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Greg Abbot Waxes About Those Inner City Kids

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is challenging Wendy Davis for Governor of Texas, unveiled an education reform plan this week that cites Charles Murray as a basis. The citation comes in the second paragraph of the introduction of the … Continue reading
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Suspicious Customers

Artist – Ed Hall In other news, Senator Rand Paul has placed a hold on the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgen General because Murthy once correctly stated that gun violence is a public health threat. Rand Paul is … Continue reading
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Outreach

When it comes to reaching out to different demographics of voters, the Republican party’s problem is pretty simple; they have too many racist psychopaths in their ranks. During an editorial board meeting with the Dallas Morning News last Friday, Tea … Continue reading
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Wait, What?

After video emerged of local police apparently using excessive force to arrest a woman for jogging in the wrong place, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo addressed complaints about the arrest by saying it could have been worse; they could have … Continue reading
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Big Tent Party

Artist – Clay Bennett Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott campaigned with Ted “Obama should suck on my machine gun” Nugent yesterday. How’s that outreach campaign going? If you would drop your support of Wendy Davis over one policy, or even … Continue reading
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Rick Perry Wants to Fingerprint Healthcare Navigators

It appears that the Rick Perry administration is adamant that anyone who serves as a healthcare navigator, whose duties entail helping people obtain healthcare, pass through an immigration status check first. Authorities in Texas have proposed a set of new … Continue reading
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Worst Persons in the World

And today’s honor goes to the individual(s) responsible for this. CLEAR LAKE, Texas — Visitors found racial and political graffiti on one side of the full-size space shuttle replica outside Space Center Houston early Wednesday. [...] The graffiti included at … Continue reading
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Posted in Racism, Worst Persons | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Never Forget

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Texas state Representative Drew Darby (R) has been charged with a felony for trying to take a loaded pistol on an airplane last week. Meanwhile, Boss Limbaugh is a little confused on what … Continue reading
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Fun and Games

A group of future sociopathic leaders (young conservatives) at the University of Texas are apparently holding a game this week where students will hunt for fake illegal immigrants. Here’s a screencap from their Facebook page just in case it’s deleted. … Continue reading
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Suppression

Former representative and Speaker of the House Jim Wright (D-TX) was denied a voter ID in Texas because his license is expired. Wright told the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram that he couldn’t get an ID because he only had an expired … Continue reading
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