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Fear Dominates at Immigration Protests in Austin, Houston

Protests at Mexican Consulates across Texas marked anger at the border influx—but it’s the unresolvable tension behind them that poses a greater danger.

WTF Friday: Playing Cowboys and Illegal Aliens

Rick Perry, Steve Toth and the tea party want to know, What part of Ill-Eagle didn’t these Central American kids understand?

Observer Radio Episode 67: Getting the Facts Straight on Immigrant Kids

Rachel Pearson joins us to talk about whether immigrant kids from Central America pose a disease threat to Texas. Spoiler: They don’t.

In Campaign Money War, Two (Small) Openings for Dems

The latest round of finance reports leaves Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott status quo ante, but in the Texas senate, things are more interesting.