Tag Archives: Texas

Helpful Information For Visitors to Texas

In Texas, this is a clock: And this is a bomb Be sure to be able to tell the difference.  You may end up in handcuffs if you have a bomb…

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Texas, Why Are You So Messed Up?

Ahmed Mohamed — who makes his own radios and repairs his own go-kart — hoped to impress his teachers when he brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High on Monday. Instead, the school phoned police about Ahmed’s circuit-stuffed pencil case. So the … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Texas Teacher Edition

A Texas assistant high school principal has resigned after he was arrested Monday for allegedly having sex with an underage student in his office during the school’s prom last spring. Mark Steven West, 30, an assistant principal at Spring High School, in … Continue reading

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Another School Shooting: In Texas

I guess there weren’t enough guns in the area to keep this from happening.  Again.  Because, as we’re told ad infinitum, if someone around a shooting has a gun they’ll stop it by gummy!  Well I’d say there must have … Continue reading

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There’s Something Really Seriously Wrong with Texas

Give a listen to this report on NPR when you get the chance.  There are, it seems, people in Texas who still think Obama isn’t an American citizen and who question his right to be in office.  Seriously, Texas, there’s … Continue reading

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I Wish Texas, Florida, and Louisiana Would Secede

It’s not as though they’re making the country better, or smarter…

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Another (Not at all Funny) Drunk

Sean Payne was arrested for public intoxication in Texas. Humble Police said they received a call from employees of Shamrocks Pub on Oct. 4, 2012 about Payne’s behavior, according to KTRK.  He was allegedly so drunk that officers had to hold his … Continue reading

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It Happened In Texas, of Course, and Involves a Cat and A Gun

Investigators in Harris County, Texas, are trying to figure out what prompted a woman to shoot her husband in an argument over their cat. The woman, 42-year-old Audrey Deen Miller, is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators … Continue reading

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Kids These Days… And their Parents Too…

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe, though 700 miles away from home. It turns out the Texas teen had gotten into an argument with her parents about a boy she met online via Xbox and decided to run … Continue reading

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Finally, Something Good In Texas: The Florentino Garcia-Martinez Collection

From Eibert Tigchelaar If you are in Texas, you might want to visit Florentino García Martínez’s private library collection (including offprints and his notes) — and you may want to check his handwritten comments and corrections (generally in Spanish) in … Continue reading

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Another Dimwitted Gun Toter: Menace to Society, The Wal-Mart in Texas Edition

Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day.  Give an idiot a gun and a conceal/ carry permit, you endanger kids at Wal-Mart. A licensed concealed handgun owner from Waco, Texas hurt more than his pride on … Continue reading

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Texans, Beer, and Guns… There’s a Recipe for Disaster

One person was killed and seven others injured amid shootings and stabbings at girl’s birthday party — all because the house ran out of beer, police say.  Four of the victims were shot, including an 11-year-old child. Two others were … Continue reading

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Being Cruel to Animals Isn’t Cool

So this Texas pastor who tossed a kitty off a bridge isn’t cool either. Bastrop Christian Church Pastor Rick Bartlett, whose sermons promise “deliverance and renewal from wrongs suffered and caused” in life, allegedly left his neighbor’s 12-year-old cat Moody … Continue reading

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Aww, Ed Young’s Self Aggrandizing Publicity Stunt Ended With an Injury…

God’s justice in play? Ed Young, founding pastor of Texas-based Fellowship Church, suffered a minor eye injury from exposure to the sun during the 24-hour bed-in with his wife, Lisa, on the church’s roof to discuss truths about sex before … Continue reading

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More Political Dirtbaggery: Ron Paul, Mr. First Class on the Taxpayer’s Dime

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has been spending large amounts on airfare as a congressman, flying first class on dozens of taxpayer-funded flights to his home state. The practice conflicts with the image that Paul portrays as the only presidential candidate serious about cutting federal … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Texas?

It has to be something serious. Honestly. Another student GOP leader is in big trouble for being tasteless in Texas. “My president’s black, he snorts a lot of crack,” tweeted Cassandra Wright, president of the University of Texas College Republicans. … Continue reading

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Idiot Angry Atheists In Wisconsin

How pathetic are the lives of the angry atheists in Wisconsin who feel disenfranchised because there’s a nativity scene on a public space in Texas!  Good grief- what pettiness and absurdity rules the lives of such tiny minded whiners. The … Continue reading

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Texas, Of Course: Mom Shoots Her Kids Because She’s Denied Food Stamps

A desperate mom denied food stamps for months shut herself in a Texas welfare office and shot her two children before killing herself. Her daughter, 12, and 10-year-old son are in very critical condition. Rachelle Grimmer, 38, had recently moved … Continue reading

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Wayne ‘Lovest’ To Write About his Visits to Israel

The Jerusalem Post informs us that Wayne stiles is an author who has never recovered from his travels in Israel and lovest to write about them from his desk in Texas. Interesting. He’s never recovered from his travels in Israel … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many Texas Politicians Ignorant?

At a town hall meeting at the Institute of Politics at New Hampshire’s Saint Anselm’s College Tuesday, Rick Perry asked that all of the college students in the crowd who will be 21 by Nov. 12 support his bid for … Continue reading

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