Tag Archives: Texas

Nothing to Fear

Artist – Pat Bagley We already know that Wisconsin AG candidate Brad Schimel (R) would defend an interracial marriage ban if given a chance, but would Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor, defend an interracial marriage … Continue reading Continue reading

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Diagnosis

Artist – David Horsey In other news, Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Gregg Abbot says it doesn’t matter if same-sex marriage will “produce societal benefits.” Even if it does, he argues, it is the job of the state 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

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Bitter Pill

Artist – Steve Greenberg This is the state of abortion coverage in Texas now than most clinics have been forced to close. Women are calling from hundreds of miles away to find access. Ken Lambrecht, president and CEO of the … 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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GOP Candidate: ISIS Terrorists and/or “Illegals” (Same Thing?) Are Coming to Get Us

So here’s a campaign ad from the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Texas implying that ISIS is planning to cross “our border” in armed convoys, with credits to Fox News. Hopefully we can stop them before they reach the … 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 Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Texas History

The imagined slight of an Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum that is “anti-American” has swept the state of Texas and the state Board of Education has taken steps to eliminate it. From the Associated Press The Board of Education approved … 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 Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

What could go wrong is going wrong in Texas. From the Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at … 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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Make Believe

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, a state district judge has ruled that the system Texas uses to fund schools is unconstitutional. The state was sued by more than 600 school districts over $5.4 billion in cuts signed into … 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 Continue reading Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s Border Troops Forced to Use a Food Bank

Texas Governor Rick Perry deployed National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to essentially do nothing (because they have no authority to make arrests or even question immigrants) and apparently he didn’t have a plan in place to pay … 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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Rick Perry: Common Sense Tells You Immigrants Might Be ISIS

Is it possible that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will infiltrate America through our southern border? Texas Governor Rick Perry was asked that question today at the Heritage Foundation and he says they may already be here. … 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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

The Associated Press reports that during a recent incident along the southern border, Border Patrol agents who were pulling immigrants from a canal were approached by group of seven armed militiamen who never identified themselves as such. Agents assumed the … 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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Running With Scissors

Here’s a great idea: let’s open the doorway to selling alcohol at gun shows. From the Associated Press: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas could start allowing alcohol sales at gun shows provided they don’t allow live ammunition or let buyers … 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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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 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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