Andrea Grimes

Andrea Grimes is a freelance writer and reluctant Texpat living in California.

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Troopers lead a woman out the Capitol's east doors Friday evening.
Health Care

Guys Get Off Free with Tinderholt’s Abortion Ban

Tinderholt wants to police what 'consenting adults' do in the bedroom, but his bill only puts one of those consenting adults behind bars: the pregnant one.

Tinderholt wants to police what “consenting adults” do in the bedroom, but his bill only puts one of those consenting adults behind bars: the pregnant one. Read More

UT Austin Anti-Trump Protest
Politics

This Outpouring of Empathy from Trump Supporters is Simply Too Much

I get that the GOP wants to understand why it lost the popular vote in an effort to build bridges with the frustrated majority it must now govern, but my emotions are still raw.

I get that the GOP wants to understand why it lost the popular vote in an effort to build bridges with the frustrated majority it must now govern, but my emotions are still raw. Read More

Politics

The Texas Miracle #31: Goodnight and Good Luck, Y’all!

On the podcast: Host Andrea Grimes signs off on our final episode, and Texpat listeners call in to tell us what they miss most about the Lone Star State.

On the podcast: Host Andrea Grimes signs off on our final episode, and Texpat listeners call in to tell us what they miss most about the Lone Star State. Read More

Pro-choice protesters chant outside the Senate chamber
Politics

Love Will Trump Hate (Eventually)

In Texas, a single-party government led by bigots is nothing new.

In Texas, a single-party government led by bigots is nothing new. The people must be ready to resist when bloated egos underestimate their electorate. Read More

Sid Miller
Politics

The Texas Miracle #29: See You Next Tuesday

On the podcast: The case for un-censoring ourselves when politicians do and say vulgar, offensive things. Plus, the jacuzzi of despair and a queso battle.

On the podcast: The case for un-censoring ourselves when politicians do and say vulgar, offensive things. Plus, the jacuzzi of despair and a queso battle. Read More

vote here sign super tuesday 2016 texas primary
Politics

The Texas Miracle #28: Voter Turnout for What?

On the show: Our journo panel marvels at massive early voting turnout numbers in Texas, plus a hospice chaplain offers tips on dying with style.

On the show: Our journo panel marvels at massive early voting turnout numbers in Texas, plus a hospice chaplain offers tips on dying with style. Read More

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