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Now Laredo Wants a Drone Too

Last month, Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar joined Laredo Mayor Raul Salinas for a demonstration of a ShadowHawk drone at a Laredo fire training facility. […]

Observer Podcast Episode 10: Running down the Run-offs

Observer staff writers Patrick Michels and Forrest Wilder their favorite run-off races in this tenth episode of the Observer Podcast. In this episode, we […]

Washington Post Reporter Allows College Officials to Alter Story on Controversial Test

Updated Below (Thursday, July 26) In February, Daniel de Vise, a reporter for the Washington Post, arrived at the University of Texas at Austin […]

Dewhurst vs Cruz: Are You Not Entertained?

For a group that loves the Constitution, tea partiers are not super-good at following the rules. Last night’s debate between Ted Cruz and David […]

Miracle Mike’ Miles and the Prosperity Doctrine of Dallas ISD

New Dallas ISD superintendent Mike Miles rode into town this summer on a wave of big promises: that he’ll lure the nation’s top teaching […]

Border Cities Focus on Economic Growth, Infrastructure Despite the Drug War

Despite the violence plaguing parts of the border, cities are still investing in roads and waste water systems, and now even in solar projects […]

Homeowner Fights Nefarious Smart Meters – With a Gun

If you tell people that their basic rights are under attack, that their home is a castle, that liberty means never being told what […]

Deadly Patrols: Civilian Deaths at the Hands of U.S. Border Patrol Agents

One and a half years ago, Jesus Castro Romo was trying to sneak into the United States through Arizona’s hilly backcountry when a Border […]

Deadly Patrols: The One That Got Away

  One and a half years ago, Jesus Castro Romo was trying to sneak into the United States through Arizona’s hilly backcountry when a […]

Sister Organizations Continue to Improve Infrastructure Along Border

Despite the incidents of violence unfolding across parts of the border, there’s still some production to counteract the destruction along the frontera. The Border […]