Why Texans Don’t Want Any More Californians


  Migrants from the Golden State could change the character of their new homes.   By: Derek Thompson/The Atlantic Across a frightened nation divided by politics and culture, a fragile harmony is ascendant, as Americans in small towns and large cities alike cry out in trembling unison: Hey, where did all these Californians come from?Continue reading “Why Texans Don’t Want Any More Californians”

Anita, Miguel, Connie and 29 million Hispanics are eligible to vote in November


Photo:Google Anita, Miguel, and Connie are dear friends and family members.  TWENTY NINE MILLION HISPANICS are eligible to vote in the midterm elections next month.  If just 40 percent of Hispanics vote in the elections next month it could change the political  landscape of the United States.  And should Hispanics continue to vote in largeContinue reading “Anita, Miguel, Connie and 29 million Hispanics are eligible to vote in November”

Gobble Gobble Gobble: Texas Congressman Joe Barton Say those are his giblets on social media but he may be a victim of revenge porn


  “Well Hello There”  Elected in 1988 he is the most senior Representative in Texas, Dallas area constituents has seen a lot of Congressman Joe Barton in the last few days.   You don’t have to look hard, he’s everywhere on Social Media!  In the last few years he has sent several explicit pictures and messages toContinue reading “Gobble Gobble Gobble: Texas Congressman Joe Barton Say those are his giblets on social media but he may be a victim of revenge porn”

11 Day 3300 Mile Super Road Trip: (Day 7) Raid!


I should have planned for a longer stay in Austin. I feel I haven’t fully scratched the surface and while I am a huge fan of the city, the State is another matter. I once considered moving to Austin but after an extended drive with friends, I realized California “Sacratomatoville”is a tough act to follow.Continue reading “11 Day 3300 Mile Super Road Trip: (Day 7) Raid!”

There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order


Chevron Refinery Richmond, California  (Picture KQED) Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same By: Michael Klare/Tomdispatch.com As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring the petroleum-centric worldContinue reading “There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order”

Bye Felicia ! (her real name) Teacher sentenced for giving lap dance to student in front of class


By CityFella, On February 26th , 42 year old Felicia Smith lost her mind.  But she found it yesterday in in a Houston Court. She was sentenced to three years of deferred adjudication Friday, after being removed from her Houston classroom for grinding on a 15-year-old boy. It was the boy’s 15th birthday.  He  told investigators hisContinue reading “Bye Felicia ! (her real name) Teacher sentenced for giving lap dance to student in front of class”

Texas Quake: Governor Rick Perry indicted by Grand Jury Faces 99 years in jail


Grand jurors charged Perry, 64, with abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony. The first charge carries a punishment of 5-99 years and a fine of up to $10,000. The second charge is punishable by 2-10 years and a fine of up to $10,000. The indictmentContinue reading “Texas Quake: Governor Rick Perry indicted by Grand Jury Faces 99 years in jail”

Let’s Talk About Sex, Texas


 BY CAROLINE LINTON/The Daily Beast Four new sex columnists for the UT Austin’s Daily Texan are titillating students with masturbation how-to’s and ‘freak in the sheets’ tell-alls. Cue the conservative backlash. University of Texas Austin students better take note they next time they’re on a date—their escapades might just end up in the Daily Texan, the 100-year-old campusContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Sex, Texas”

Voting Rights: Texas making it difficult for Blacks and Latinos to Vote


Just two hours after the Supreme Court reasoned that discrimination is not rampant enough in Southern states to warrant restrictions under the Voting Rights Act, Texas is already advancing a voter ID law and a redistricting map blocked last year for discriminating against black and Latino residents. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued a statement declaringContinue reading “Voting Rights: Texas making it difficult for Blacks and Latinos to Vote”

Texas Attack on Poor Women


A Planned Parenthood clinic in Tyler is one of 45 banned by the state from participation in the new Women’s Health Program. A spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood expressed concern Monday that the ban will result in many of the state’s poorest women missing wellness checkups, believing the clinics are no longer providing services because ofContinue reading “Texas Attack on Poor Women”