HISD didn't just absorb North Forest out of the goodness of its heart. There's some real benefits in the acquisition to the mega district and its superintendent. Hopefully for the kids as well.
Could the UT/A&M rivalry be legislated into continued existence?Texas has a long-standing tradition of creating odd laws to fit nearly every circumstance. Hell, we have an official song for our state flower. But one has to wonder if State Senator Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) may be taking ... More >>
Despite Sam Houston's fervent wishes, Texas joined the Confederacy during the Civil War. Perhaps old Sam would have endorsed the move if he knew it would eventually lead to the phenomenon of confederate-flag bikinis. These bikinis, to be sure, do not promote slavery or racism. Instead they make a m ... More >>
Things got a little odd on the floor of the Texas House this afternoon. As the Texas Tribune reports, and several media members are tweeting, female members are expressing outrage over the flyer to the right, with one calling it pornography. On the other hand, the one who referred to pornogr ... More >>
Yesterday at Hobby Airport a woman fronted Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson (and yes, we know he’s technically a “likely” candidate, but come on now). She was shouting “You’re not a real conservative, sir!” and bringing up his lobbying past when she was not so politely a ... More >>
Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty
A legislative panel summons local GOP leaders to a show-and-tell