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Observer Radio Episode 32: Prop 6, the Death of Brian Claunch and Texas’ Anti-Abortion Law

Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder tells us everything we’d possibly want to know about Prop 6, which some claim is a solution to Texas’ water woes.

WTF Friday: The Alamo Falls to the U.N.

In this week’s WTF Friday, we learn that Hans Blix, Boutrous Boutrous-Ghali and a phalanx of blue-helmeted U.N. troops are going to do what Santa Anna could not and take over The Alamo. We learn that Ted Cruz’s closest advisor, his father Rafael Cruz, thinks Obama hails from the Serengeti. We check in with Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), the “nuttiest” freshman in the very nutty U.S. House of Representatives. And more!

Jennifer duBois Does a Cartwheel at BookPeople

Pair the talent implied by acceptance into and completion of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop with the affirmation of a National Book Foundation 5 Under […]

Two Couples Challenge Texas’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Two gay couples filed suit Monday for the right to marry in Texas.

Guards Joined in Fights at Specialized Juvenile Lockup

Guards have been leading regular fight nights at the Phoenix Program, an intensive, specialized unit for Texas’ most troubled juvenile inmates.