Meet Ahmed Mohamed, a ninth grader living in Irving, Texas. Ahmed loves playing around with electronics and on Monday, he managed to do something seriously cool: he built a clock from scratch! And he did it in just about 20 minutes. I don’t know about you, but I can barely figure out how to work… READ MORE »
Sorry not sorry east Texas man who was trying to shoot an Armadillo (why??).
A man in Marietta, Texas, was wounded after he fired his gun at an armadillo in his backyard when one of the bullets ricocheted, hitting him square in the face. Whoops!
The man was then taken to… READ MORE »
Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that claims Bland was lying on the ground in her mug shot photo, the insinuation being that the young woman was dead already. … READ MORE »
Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological findings and initial autopsy results in the death of Sandra Bland in favor of covering the latest stop on Donald Trump’s Presidential Horseshit Traveling Circus. READ MORE »
This post has been updated with the dash cam video of Bland’s arrest, as well as details from the press conference held this evening. READ MORE »
It has been a week since Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Black woman who was arrested after a routine traffic stop in the Houston area, was found dead in her jail cell. Her death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, but her family and friends dispute that and have requested their own independent autopsy be… READ MORE »
Sandra Bland, 28, who was pulled over for a minor traffic violation last Friday in Waller County, Texas, and then arrested and booked for assault on a police officer. On Monday morning, she was found dead in her cell, with police claiming she committed suicide. Her family and friends call bullshit. READ MORE »
Oh shucks. The Texas Ex-Pastor Rick Scarborough who said he would light himself on fire if SCOTUS passed marriage equality, now says he won’t do it. What a wuss.
The anti-gay religious nut from Pearland, TX originally released his statement on June 22nd to illustrate how far him and his followers will go… READ MORE »
A new law was signed into legislation on Saturday in Texas, ensuring that handgun owners will be able to proudly and openly display there firearms in public – including on college campuses.
Texas, you keep coming up with such wonderful ideas. Why, what is better than letting college students run around with guns… READ MORE »
The Daily Beast reported on tragedy yesterday: Homecoming Queen Alyssa Ramirez lost her life after a flood in Texas swept her car away on her way home from prom. The details are pretty heartbreaking. The teen was only two miles away from home when she was caught in a flash flood. She called 911 and… READ MORE »
HELP ME, TEXAS! The post-Texas blues struggle is real. I’m ill, and the only cure is more Texas. I spent Memorial Day weekend in Austin, it rained every single day, I got sick, and I still had probably the best vacation of my life.
To be completely fair, part of this is because… READ MORE »
Student vandals defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus on Saturday, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”
Senior Jamie Nalley defended the attack against the statue saying: “We thought, there are those old ties to slavery and… READ MORE »
In the true fashion of Texas and its insane Wild West ways, the state is nearing the approval of a bill that would allow its gun-licensed citizens to casually walk around with visible hand guns at all times!
The state’s House voted 96-35 on Friday to pass the bill, which allows folks to… READ MORE »
In the latest news from evil Texan men in power, on Friday, Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the state’s Supreme Court to revoke a marriage license issued to same-sex couple Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant (above).
Bryant and Goodfriend have been together for over 30 years and a county judge granted them a… READ MORE »
In order to run for Governor last term, All-American Shero Wendy Davis had to give up her seat in the Texas State Senate. Which means someone had to replace her. That person was Tea Party favorite, Konni Burton — and not only is she Konni with a K, she’s also klassy with a K. … READ MORE »