One problem with Sid Miller’s ‘cupcake amnesty': Texas had not, in fact, ever banned cupcakes brought from home to school. And the rule change behind Miller’s announcement took place April 2014, months before Miller was even elected.
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This week, the world watched as a proud people with funny accents, lots of oil and a long history of oppression at the hands of a distant, semi-foreign government flirted with secession.
Todd Staples spent his whole tenure as agriculture commissioner gunning for his next race. Then he lost it. Now he’s resigning. Where does that leave Texas?
This week in WTF: L’Empereur Richard Perry of Paint Creek, Vladimir Putin up in everybody’s stuff now, Todd Staples is hungry for vegetarians. Dewhurst.
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.
When Jim Hogan decided to run for Texas agriculture commissioner, he decided that he didn’t want to be a typical politician. So far, so good.
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.
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.
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.