In this week’s WTF Friday, we go deep, deep into the lavatories of democracy.
Monthly Archives: August 2014
David Martin Davies calls in to discuss the death of Julian Castro’s “Modern Streetcar” project and what it portends for San Antonio’s future without its well-known mayor.
President Obama calls Rick Perry’s bluff in this political cartoon from Ben Sargent.
Members of the National Guard contingent that Governor Perry sent to the border have fallen on hard times, according to one Rio Grande Valley TV station.
Wendy Davis is out with her first two ads—both of them attack ads, neither featuring Davis. What should we make of them?
Judge John Dietz rules Texas’ school finance system is unconstitutional, closing a years-long trial and sending the case on to the Texas Supreme Court.
Freelance detective Jack Prine is not quite as hard-boiled as, say, Mike Hammer, but he’s definitely been on the griddle a few minutes past over-medium.
Houston police kill an average of one person every three weeks. According to all evaluating groups, they also never make mistakes.
At a panel discussion on border security hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation today, panelists worried about the porous border but couldn’t say how much it would cost to lock it down.
Lawmakers grilled Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams on the state’s stagnating test scores, suggesting the conversation hasn’t changed much since big reforms last year.