Post Tagged with: "Texas"

Parents Protest High School Being Named ‘Lebanon,’ Forget That’s What Town Used To Be Called

Parents Protest High School Being Named ‘Lebanon,’ Forget That’s What Town Used To Be Called

The townspeople of what was formerly known as “Lebanon” now say a high school named after the original city sounds too “foreign,” instead some parents want the school renamed “Freedom High School.”

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Lowe’s Shopper Bit In The Head By ‘Python-Like’ Snake (VIDEO)

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A Lowes’ customer got a nasty surprise while he was shopping in a Corinth, Mississippi store. A python-like snake lunged out of a cupboard, biting him “right between the eyes.” Worse, he’s not the first person this has happened to.

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82-Year-Old Man’s Unusual Bank Deposit May Make You Rethink The Value Of A Penny (VIDEO)

Image: Composite/Video screen grabs via WFSB Channel 3.

Ira Keys saved 500 pounds worth of pennies and took them to the bank. You’d be surprised by what that many pennies are worth.

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This Is Why Gas Is So Cheap And Why It Won’t Last Long

This Is Why Gas Is So Cheap And Why It Won’t Last Long

American oil companies are at war with Saudi Arabia and no matter who wins, we’ll be paying for it at the pump.

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Texas GOP Celebrates MLK By Crying Discrimination While Gutting The Voting Rights Act

Composite with Selma march and Martin Luther King photos via Stanford University's King Web; Ferguson Police photo by Alex Wroblewski via the Sun Times; and Ferguson protesters image via NBC video screen grab.

Congratulations, TX Republicans for finding the most offensive way possible to celebrate MLK Day and the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.

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‘We Pay Our Taxes To That School, And I Don’t Want Muslims Here': Texas Hate Rally

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The message to Texas Muslims is clear: you do not belong here.

This bigotry disgraces the nation.

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Prison Bus Crashes Through Guardrails Onto Top Of Moving Train, Kills Ten (VIDEO)

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“It’s as bad as you can imagine. In 32 years it’s as bad as anything I’ve seen.”

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Texas To Install ‘Panic Buttons’ In Capitol After Open-Carry Nuts Start Showing Up To Threaten Politicians (VIDEO)

Texas To Install ‘Panic Buttons’ In Capitol After Open-Carry Nuts Start Showing Up To Threaten Politicians (VIDEO)

Open-carry gun advocates have gotten so belligerent that Texas has to install “panic buttons” in the offices of politicians who support gun control, just in case. Does that sound like a healthy democracy?

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BUSTED: Hateful Anti-Gay Pastors Fight City Equal Rights Ordinance With Fake Petition Signatures

Image: Composite with signatures gathered by the anti-LGBT "Christians" pastors, anti-Houston ERO protest photo by Marie D. DeJesus Houston Chronicle (background) and copy of fraudulent petition signatures in same handwriting via The Houston Press.

How low can they go? These anti-LGBT “Christian” pastors have no limits when it comes to denying Houston, TX folks their equal rights.

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About That Other Drug People Smuggle Over The Texas Border (VIDEO)

Image: Composite/Video screen grabs via the Texas Tribune.

Actually, transporting misoprostol across the border is perfectly legal…except when it isn’t.

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Texas GOP Bill Takes Salaries And Pensions Away From State Employees Who Obey Federal Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

Texas GOP Bill Takes Salaries And Pensions Away From State Employees Who Obey Federal Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

If you’re a state employee in Texas, you could soon be stripped of your paycheck and pension if you obey federal court rulings that Republicans don’t like.

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Texas Cop Invasively Searched Woman In Public View Because Boyfriend Allegedly Smelled Like Weed (VIDEO)

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A Texas State Trooper is facing her second civil rights lawsuit for an invasive, humiliating, and public body cavity search of a woman — simply because her boyfriend allegedly smelled like pot.

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Homophobic Cab And Bus Drivers Are Dumping Gay Passengers On The Sides Of The Road For Kissing

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It is now being reported everywhere. Minimal displays of affection by gays will get them kicked to the curb. And it matters little to these haters about the safety of their passengers or if they can even find another ride .

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These Texas Cops Have Something To Say About Gay Marriage…They’re For It (VIDEO)

Photo with Det. Chris Gorrie and Officer Jay Doshi : Video screen grab/Freedom to Marry.

If Texans really believe in ‘freedom,’ why can’t Officer Gorrie marry the man he loves?

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Waiter Identifies African-American Customers On Receipts With ‘N*gga’ (VIDEO)

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A New Year’s Eve party goes terribly wrong when restaurant gives four of their customers receipts tagged with “N*gga.” Racism is alive and well in America.

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Gun Nut 2nd Amendments Wife To Death After Defending Right To Bear Arms On Facebook (VIDEO)

Gun Nut 2nd Amendments Wife To Death After Defending Right To Bear Arms On Facebook (VIDEO)

In March, 2013 gun-crazy Martin Gaytan married Monica. This Sunday, he shot her dead.

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Woman Gives $10,000 Coat Off Her Back To Fast Food Drive-Thru Employee (VIDEO)

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“She was a perfect stranger. I didn’t know this lady from nowhere.”

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Police Beat, Shoot, Tase, Stun, And Deafen Naked, Innocent Man In Botched SWAT Raid (VIDEO)

Photo of Chad Chadwick with his hands up: Video screen grab/Fox 26.

Chad Chadwick was home drunk and depressed, so a concerned friend called the police.

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Dashcam: Cop Throws 76-Year-Old Man To The Ground And Tasers Him For Expired Inspection (VIDEO)

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This footage is unsettling, but hopefully it will be enough to kick this cop off the force.

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Private Immigration Facility Wants More Women To Victimize Even As Rapes Made Public

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Their guards face numerous charges of sexual assault, but that hasn’t stopped GEO from seeking to double the female population housed in their private facility.

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