Dan Patrick’s blowout victory last night was a surprise to just about everyone but himself and his supporters, who saw in it proof of God’s great majesty.
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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.
A long-awaited review for liberal bias in classroom lessons wasn’t the smoking gun CSCOPE’s critics suggested it would be.
For the four Republican candidates vying to occupy the state’s second-highest office, including incumbent Dewhurst, talking tough on border security is a tried and true campaign strategy.
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.
Three stocking stuffers for you this week in WTF Friday: Dewhurst and “creationalism,” Steve Stockman and rodeo clows and George P. Bush gets humble.
As the Texas GOP has drifted more and more rightward, marquee politicians have increasingly embraced fringe activists like Robbie Cooper.
Freelance writer Saul Elbein stops by discuss his story about America’s conspiracy theory culture. Then he accuses us of being lizard people. No, seriously.
In this week’s WTF Friday: David Dewhurst really, really hates Obama; the Young Conservatives of Texas hunt immigrants; and Wayne Christian resurfaces.
If Texas Republicans seem to have descended into madness, it’s only because they’ve succumbed to an extreme fringe that now owns the party in this state.