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DEL MAR, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Jeff Fallert (L) and Stewart Rennison watch the gay-oriented 16th Annual San Diego Rodeo, on September 18, 2004 in Del Mar, California. The San Diego Rodeo is put on by the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA), one of four founding associations of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRS). This is the 20th IGRA-sanctioned gay rodeo season in California.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Fallert;Stewart Rennison

Horrific Texas GOP Platform Is Made Worse By Implying That Most Texans Are Gay

What do you expect from the state that gave us George W. Bush and Ted Cruz?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Three Liberal Female Supreme Court Justices Slam Texas GOP Over Anti-Abortion Bill

Three Liberal Female Supreme Court Justices Slam Texas GOP Over Anti-Abortion Bill

The three female justices on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan, debunked every stupid argument Texas Republicans made in favor of their anti-abortion bill.

by Mike Sainato· · News
New Texas GOP Chair’s Twitter Feed Is Most INSANE Thing You Will Read All Year

New Texas GOP Chair’s Twitter Feed Is Most INSANE Thing You Will Read All Year

Texas Republicans are FREAKING OUT over the online antics of their newest GOP county chairman, and it isn’t clear how they can stop him.

Texas Dem. Party Issues The BEST Response After Texas GOP Votes On Seceding From U.S. (IMAGES)

Texas Dem. Party Issues The BEST Response After Texas GOP Votes On Seceding From U.S. (IMAGES)

The Texas GOP just got their ass handed to them by the Texas Democratic Party after pulling this stunt on Saturday.

by Antiphon Freeman· · News
Misogynist Texas Lawmakers Almost Brawl On House Floor Over Anti-Choice Bill

Misogynist Texas Lawmakers Almost Brawl On House Floor Over Anti-Choice Bill

What does it take to get an anti-choice bill that was killed through a committee in the Texas House? Oh, just try to start a fist fight on the House floor.

by Shannon Barber· · News
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Texas GOP Removes Public Integrity Unit’s Power To Investigate Or Prosecute Texas GOP (VIDEO)

Texas republicans voted to give themselves immunity from investigations conducted by the state’s Public Integrity Unit. No really…

by Randa Morris· · News
TX Media CEO Compares The Texas Senate To Soviet Politburo (VIDEO)

TX Media CEO Compares The Texas Senate To Soviet Politburo (VIDEO)

Evan Smith compared the Texas legislature to the above-the-law, overly oppressive, and dictatorial power of the Soviet Union’s Politburo.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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Wendy Davis Brilliantly Welcomes Texas GOP To Her Hometown

If Wendy can do all that for Fort Worth, just imagine how the state of Texas will look after she’s been Governor a couple of terms.

by Alan J. McStravick· · News
Texas Lawmakers Refuse To Hand Over $91 Million In Earmarked Funds For Volunteer Firefighters

Texas Lawmakers Refuse To Hand Over $91 Million In Earmarked Funds For Volunteer Firefighters

Texas is demonstrating that it learned nothing from the 2011 wildfires that ravaged the state, which killed six people and caused $510.927 million in damages.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
Courtney Griffin’s (left) killer, Gabrielle Nestande (right) is given jail time by judge;  @KeyeTV.com

WRIST SLAP UPDATE: Hit And Run Driver Given No Jail Time By Jury Gets 180 Days From Judge (VIDEO)

After painful expression of their ‘impact statements,’ the Griffins watched as deputies took their daughter’s killer into custody and led her off… to jail.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Screen shot of Courtney Griffin memorial story; @KXAN

WRIST SLAP: No Jail Time For GOP Aide In Drunken Hit And Run Death (VIDEOS)

How drunk do you have to be to hit a human body, trash your car, and still NOT be aware that you’ve just killed somebody?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Tough with a gun, scared of debates

King Of Texas Rick Perry Desperate For College Students To Carry Guns

After another school shooting, Texas Governor Rick Perry is once again using a disturbing event to further his political agenda.

by Tiffany Willis· · Current Issues, News
Colbert Embarrasses Texas GOP For Opposing Critical Thinking Skills (VIDEO)

Colbert Embarrasses Texas GOP For Opposing Critical Thinking Skills (VIDEO)

Texas Republicans adopted an education plank in their platform opposing critical thinking skills in school, and Colbert thoroughly embarrassed them for it.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News