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WTF Friday: Glass Houses

In this week’s WTF Friday: Hold Greg Abbott in contempt? Greg Abbott is holding US in contempt. Dan Flynn vs. Muslims, Jews. Louie Gohmert. Steve Stockman.

Is Rick Perry Cheerleading for a Nuclear Trans-Texas Corridor?

The companies angling to build a facility for high-level radioactive waste in Texas have found a high-level cheerleader: Rick Perry. But the idea of making Texas the host for nuclear waste has echoes of the Trans-Texas Corridor and the HPV vaccine mandate.

Observer Radio Episode 52: How Do We Make Fighting Fires Safer?

In this episode, we discuss the culture of heroism firefighters engage in and how changing that culture could make fighting fires safer.

In Houston, Haters Gonna Hate (And Get Fined)

Houston mayor Annise Parker will propose a civil rights ordinance that includes LGBT citizens and covers private businesses. Let the drama begin.

Review: Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting — Poems by Kevin Powers

The experience of reading Kevin Powers’ new poetry collection, Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting, is much like combat itself—long periods of […]