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November 28th, 2021 - 2:56 pm § in Health, Politics

Dr. Fauci tells Ted Crud where to go

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wants a special prosecutor to pursue criminal charges against Dr. Anthony Fauci for “lying to Congress.” To explain this, ABC News says, “Some Republicans, including Cruz and Sen. Rand Paul … have accused Fauci of lying to Congress when he denied in May t[...]

November 10th, 2021 - 2:09 am § in Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Texas hicks run off black high school principal

Let me say this upfront: Not all the residents of Colleyville, Texas (profile here), are ignorant hicks. Only some of them are. (More about that below.) Dr. James Whitfield was Colleyville Heritage High School’s first black principal. He didn’t teach “critical race theory,” w[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 5:34 pm § in Law and Courts

Six bicyclists were mowed down by a 16-year-old Texas “coal roller”

A Texas teenager thought he was being funny when he swerved his modified F-150 toward two groups of bicyclists training for a triathlon to scare them and hit the gas pedal to blow diesel smoke on them. He hit one of the groups. Six cyclists were injured; two were airlifted and two more transported t[...]

November 5th, 2021 - 1:51 pm § in Humor, Russia

The crime wave Russia can’t control

Russia is being hit with a crime wave their cops can’t get a grip on. “Police have launched a wave of investigations against young people, mainly women, … for taking partially nude or sexually suggestive photographs next to Russian landmarks,” the Guardian reported on Friday,[...]

October 30th, 2021 - 8:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

What if you call the police and they don’t come because they’re busy putting on their Klan robes?

In October 30, 2020, Biden campaign workers traveling in Texas by bus and car were ambushed by a “Trump Train” on the interstate highway passing through San Marcos, Texas. (Read background story here.) The Biden caravan had been harassed by other Trump Trains, but this was different. The[...]

October 14th, 2021 - 4:14 pm § in Law and Courts

States’ rights

“Lawyers for supporters of the Texas abortion law told a federal appeals court Thursday that the state was free to pass its law banning abortion after about six weeks because states can reach their own conclusions about whether abortion [is] constitutional,” NBC News reported on Thursday[...]

October 1st, 2021 - 11:13 am § in Law and Courts

How to beat Texas’ anti-abortion law

Even though abortion is still a constitutional right, for now, the media give the impression Texas’ law against it is unassailable in the courts. For example, The Hill noted (here) the law’s novel approach of “private enforcement has thrown up procedural obstacles to” legal c[...]

September 28th, 2021 - 4:16 pm § in Politics

Texas governor underwater in polls

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is for guns, and against voting, masks, gay marriage, and sex toys. He signed a bill offering citizen vigilantes bounties to sue strangers for exercising the constitutional right to an abortion. So why is he so popular with Texas voters? Does he have a killer chili recipe? Tur[...]

September 21st, 2021 - 12:41 pm § in Health, Politics

Kicked out for wearing masks

The owner of Hang Time Sports Grill & Bar in Dallas, who only wants to be known as “Tom,” doesn’t like masks. To him it’s political; he thinks masks are “ridiculous.” So part of his restaurant’s dress code is that no masks are allowed, and he says itR[...]

September 17th, 2021 - 7:56 pm § in Humor

Texas women’s rights council

Just kidding. Texas Republicans aren’t like the Taliban. They let women leave. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]