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George Wallace

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Hucksters and Texas Tent Revival Politics

    Religious liberty is at the very heart of what it means to be an American, yet Texas conservatives and our state's activist pastors have conveniently forgotten that.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    The Conservative Thought Police Hits Kansas

    One of conservatives' favorite rhetorical tropes is to criticize the "liberal elite." Birthed largely by Barry Goldwater and George Wallace, it was perfected by Nixon. Spiro Agnew, Nixon's attack dog/Vice-President made references to the coastal elite, a red-meat line in his speeches. Necessarily i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    ENDA, Cruz/Cornyn and the Wrong Side of History

    Yesterday, the Senate, in a rare show of bi-partisanship, passed ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act) 64-32. The bill would ban anti-gay discrimination in the workplace. This highlights that a civil rights struggle we have all been watching slowly but surely come to an end. Of course, not ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Louie Gohmert Continues to Embarrass Texas, Believes Nuclear Reduction and Border Security Somehow Related

    It wasn't long ago that Hair Balls took it upon themselves to compile the list of the five greatest idiocies Rep. Louie Gohmert has uttered. Inhabiting the worst tendencies of a Tea Party/Christianist, Gohmert has taken it upon himself to remind future students of history that the early 21st century ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    10 Best Modern Political Speeches

    We'll be hearing a lot of great speeches this election season, but lets take a second to remember the true giants of political rhetoric. 10. Martin Luther King: I've Been to the Mountaintop King delivered this speech in Memphis, Tennessee the day before he was assassinated. After talking for a whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Thunder Soul: Kashmere Stage Band Rumbles Onto Big Screen

    Photos courtesy of thundersoulmovie.comHow many high-school bands can you name that had their own publicity shots?​It's hard enough to believe that a single high-school stage band could win 42 out of 46 competitions entered throughout the '70s. It's even harder to believe that the same band th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Hank Snow, "Movin' On" to Altman's Nashville... and George Wallace

    "You switched your engine now I ain't got time For a triflin' woman on my main line 'Cause I'm movin' on, you done your daddy wrong I've warned you twice, now you can settle the price 'Cause I'm movin on - Hank Snow, "I'm Movin' On" Thanks to earnest guidance from his parents and maternal grandmoth ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    First They Came for the Trans-Fats...

    El Paso Senator Eliot Shapleigh is worried about the country's obesity epidemic. He has seen the horrid results of unchecked waistlines - diabetes, heart disease, guest spots on Jerry Springer. So he recently authored a bill that would ban trans-fats in Texas restaurants starting in 2010. Shapleigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    First They Came For The Trans-Fats...

    El Paso Senator Eliot Shapleigh is worried about the country's obesity epidemic. He has seen the horrid results of unchecked waistlines - diabetes, heart disease, guest spots on Jerry Springer. So he recently authored a bill that would ban trans-fats in Texas restaurants starting in 2010. Shapleigh ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Concierge Care

    Doctor charges $1,500 annual fee to AIDS patients

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Rockin' in the Free World

    Soundtracks for your Election Night shindigs

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    Suth'n Comfort

    The Coens score big with Ladykillers -- thanks to Hanks

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Drive-By Truckers

    Decoration Day (New West)

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    No Fear

    The Drive-By Truckers' Southern Rock Opera redeems Skynyrd and the South

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Rebmaster

    Web designer George Kalas wanted to re-fight the Civil War. Instead, he started one in his own movement.

  • Calendar

    December 28, 1995
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