This election season has seen a lot of political posturing over the Texas-Mexico border. One border sheriff wishes they’d just shut up about it.
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The frantic last week before Tuesday’s primary election has been a truly rich pageant of WTF in Texas politics. Just this morning Barry Smitherman promised to fight border crime by cracking down on jaywalking in South Texas.
Primary elections approach. Here’s five state senate races that will help you figure out the way the wind is blowing this Tuesday, and in the months afterward.
A long-awaited review for liberal bias in classroom lessons wasn’t the smoking gun CSCOPE’s critics suggested it would be.
In this episode, we discuss the current state of the gubernatorial campaign in Texas and wonder if that Patrick vs. Castro debate will ever happen.
Texans deserve a debate, Democrats should hope for one, and Patrick’s extended thoughts on Texas’ present, and future, should go into the public record.
Even as the religious right has slipped into a state of unplanned obsolescence on gay rights, marijuana legalization and other culture-war issues, it’s doing better than ever on the abortion front.
In this week’s WTF Friday we fire automatic weapons with Glenn Hegar, explore creationism with Dan Patrick and learn the one place Jerry Patterson thinks guns should be banned.
At a televised debate this week, all four candidates (David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson and Todd Staples) agreed that abortions should be banned even in cases of rape or incest. It was not clear if any of them would make exceptions even for the life of the mother.
Dan Patrick invents some scary stats, Louie Gohmert gets schooled and Bill Zedler spells out the tea party meme of the week in plain English.