The level of suburban poverty in Texas is growing faster than the national average.
Monthly Archives: July 2013
Where is the Catholic Church’s support for immigrants?
For the last week, activists, lawmakers and media have demanded that DPS produce evidence that protestors tried to bring jars of urine and feces into the Senate gallery last Friday. No DPS trooper has stepped forward to say he or …
“There were so many people dying, and it seemed like no one cared because they were immigrants,” he said.
If you’re like me—white, adult, clean-shaven and short-haired—then your danger-courting celebrity-bust fantasies are unlikely to bear fruit.
Observer reporter Patrick Michels interviews competitive eater Alex “Moose” Perez.
Dallas’ Alex “Moose” Perez is a competitive eater who recently joined the pro Major League Eating circuit.
Texas’ larger-than-life identity is founded on a number of myths, and few are more compelling than the story of Cynthia Ann Parker. In 1836, the nine-year-old Parker was taken from her north-central Texas home by Comanches, who had raided the …
Lost in the dramatic events of Friday’s showdown over the anti-abortion bill was a remarkable speech by Sen. Dan Patrick, a full-throated declaration of God’s wishes for the Texas Legislature.
Expressing your views, especially if they are controversial or in poor taste, is becoming a good way to land in jail for a long time.