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Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

A federal court in Texas struck down a controversial anti-abortion law. The law in question would have limited second-trimester abortions by outlawing the dilation and evacuate (D&E) procedure. US District Judge Lee Yeakel said in his decision: “The act leaves that woman and her physician with abortion procedures that are more complex, risky, expensive, difficult […]

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

The people of Houston need all the help they can get. And, yes, they will be receiving it from Quebec, contrary to initial reports. Tuesday afternoon, Quebec Minister of International Relations, Christine St-Pierre, spoke with Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos to express her concern for Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and to offer equipment, electrical […]

Trump Tells Shelter Filled With Hurricane Victims To ‘Have A Good Time’–Twitter Responds Harshly

Trump Tells Shelter Filled With Hurricane Victims To ‘Have A Good Time’–Twitter Responds Harshly

On Saturday, President Trump visited Texas again, choosing to actually meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey. Earlier in the week, Trump had visited the state but didn’t talk to a single person who had been affected by the storm. Not long before he departed a shelter for evacuees, Trump told the victims–many of whom have […]

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

Dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is bad enough. Now we learn Texas has another problem–chemical poisoning. Thursday morning, the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles northeast of Houston, experienced two explosions, releasing organic peroxides into the air, sending at least ten sheriff’s deputies to the hospital. And in Houston, trying to recover […]

The State Of Texas Just Gave A Big Middle Finger To Donald Trump

The State Of Texas Just Gave A Big Middle Finger To Donald Trump

Immediately after Hurricane Harvey began hitting the state of Texas last Friday, Mexico graciously offered whatever “help and cooperation” they could offer for the Lone Star State during the crisis. Oddly, the Trump administration never said whether or not they would accept Mexico’s offer. It led many to wonder if this was yet another of […]

George Takei Brilliantly Responds To Ann Coulter’s Climate Change Denial Theories (TWEETS)

George Takei Brilliantly Responds To Ann Coulter’s Climate Change Denial Theories (TWEETS)

The devastating flooding in Texas following the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has brought forth some questions about what role global climate change may have played. But conservative pundit Ann Coulter is still peddling the errant beliefs that climate change isn’t real. In a tweet made Tuesday morning in response to the possibility that climate change may have contributed to […]

Two Weeks Before Harvey, Trump Slashed Standards On Federal Flood Risk Management

Two Weeks Before Harvey, Trump Slashed Standards On Federal Flood Risk Management

President Donald Trump has based his entire political career on opposing everything former President Barack Obama accomplished. From Trump’s failed attempts to destroy the Affordable Care Act, the racist birther conspiracies, and especially his outright rejection of science in the face of climate change, Trump has systematically attacked all aspects of Obama’s legacy. One of those […]

JUST IN: TX AG Threatens To Sue Trump If He Doesn’t Kick DREAMers Out Of The US

JUST IN: TX AG Threatens To Sue Trump If He Doesn’t Kick DREAMers Out Of The US

President Donald Trump made quite a splash during his campaign by bashing immigrants. His border wall, his Muslim travel ban, and his talk of refugees actually being terrorists in disguise all played off the fear of “outsiders.” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with nine other attorney generals and state governors, do not feel that […]

Texas Signs Bill Effectively Bans Abortion After 13 Weeks – Even In Rape Cases (VIDEO)

Texas Signs Bill Effectively Bans Abortion After 13 Weeks – Even In Rape Cases (VIDEO)

Texas Governor Greg Abbott just signed a bill banning the safest and most effective procedure for abortion in the second trimester of pregnancy. It is called a D&E (Dilation & Evacuation). It is now prohibited even in cases of rape and incest. The only way a woman can get the procedure is if she has […]

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Texas has both the highest percentage of people without health insurance in the country (nearly one in five) and the largest absolute number of uninsured (4.6 million). Sadly, the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan – will probably make the situation in Texas even worse. Texas was one of the big […]

Delusional Texas Students Rate Trump A ‘Flat A’ For Erasing Obama’s ‘Trickle-Down Economy’ (VIDEO)

Delusional Texas Students Rate Trump A ‘Flat A’ For Erasing Obama’s ‘Trickle-Down Economy’ (VIDEO)

Texas is considered a red state, one that is full of gun-loving conservatives who couldn’t wait to get a white supremacist in the White House. So it’s not too surprising that some students there gave our president an A. Young Republicans A group of young Republicans at Texas A&M University were recently asked to grade President […]

Trump Voters FURIOUS That Border Wall Would Put Their Homes On Mexico Side Of Divide (VIDEO)

Trump Voters FURIOUS That Border Wall Would Put Their Homes On Mexico Side Of Divide (VIDEO)

Trump voters, by and large, are so damn stupid and gullible that they were under the impression their political savior would actually give a crap about them and not do anything that might permanently screw up their lives. Boy, were they ever wrong! D’Ann Loop of Brownsville, Texas, is one of those Trump acolytes who […]

GOP Congressman FINALLY Holds Town Hall, Then Tells Constituent, ‘You, Sir, Shut Up’ (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman FINALLY Holds Town Hall, Then Tells Constituent, ‘You, Sir, Shut Up’ (VIDEO)

You’ve probably seen Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton’s fat face on cable news before. He’s about as bright as a one-watt bulb and never fails to stake out the most extreme stance possible on any issue. Last week at town hall meeting Barton held in Frost, Texas, a constituent urged Frost to work with Rep. Jackie […]

POLL: Majority Of Americans Oppose Limiting Transgender Rights (VIDEO)

POLL: Majority Of Americans Oppose Limiting Transgender Rights (VIDEO)

During the last year or so, there has been a lot of news involving around transgender people using the bathroom. North Carolina and other states have passed, or are trying to pass laws forcing transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their birth gender, not their gender identity now. However, polls show that the […]

WATCH: Nutty Texan Goes Off On WalMart Cashier – Says Foreigners Live Off ‘Good Working White People’

WATCH: Nutty Texan Goes Off On WalMart Cashier – Says Foreigners Live Off ‘Good Working White People’

Welcome to another episode of an old white man telling us how it really is. At least, how it is in his little racist head. On Sunday, a Facebook user posted a video of a man who, for seemingly no reason whatsoever, decided to go on a racist rant to a cashier. According to the […]

Gun Loving GOPer Says No To Town Halls With Constituents Because He’s Afraid He’ll Be Shot

Gun Loving GOPer Says No To Town Halls With Constituents Because He’s Afraid He’ll Be Shot

You would think that a Republican member of Congress from Texas who gets an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association wouldn’t be too much of a spineless wimp to hold a town hall meeting with his constituents, but Louie Gohmert has decided he won’t face voters, and he claims it’s all because of what […]

Trump Turns True Dictator–Promises To ‘Destroy’ The Career Of Friend’s Opponent (VIDEO)

Trump Turns True Dictator–Promises To ‘Destroy’ The Career Of Friend’s Opponent (VIDEO)

At the White House Tuesday morning, Donald Trump was meeting with sheriffs from around the country when an exchange with one of the sheriffs proved conclusively that the illegitimate president is a thug and believes in using fascist tactics against those who disagree with him. Trump was talking with Rockwall County (TX) Sheriff Harold Eavenson when […]

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