But political theater can still get people hurt.
In a bid to protect a high-profile South Texas graveyard, Congress appears to have shielded other notable cemeteries too.
The president may be incompetent and behind schedule, but he’s done damage already. And a lot more could be on the way.
Accusing a priest of supporting human trafficking and a nature center of butterfly-smuggling is one way to make friends when you’re the new kid in town.
A Texas Observer review of federal documents found that Congress gave CBP $445 million to build 25 miles of border wall in Hidalgo County. The money only paid for 13 miles.
New maps obtained by the Observer represent a local plan developed as part of a Congressionally mandated consultation process.
A new "request for input" reveals the agency already knows its proposed path lies directly in the floodplain of the Rio Grande.
Emboldened congressional Democrats are going on offense against the wall. And that could be good news for the Rio Grande Valley.
Performing patriotism in Laredo while Trump’s wall looms.
The border wall is more expensive than you think.