Louis Gohmert doesn't need evidence. He doesn't need proof, or sourcing, or the ability to back up a claim with anything other than the vitriol in his voice and the consternation in his gut. All he needs is an idea, and a microphone, and away we go. Gohmert's idiocies idiosyncrasies have brought pl ... More >>
Texas claims three of the top spots.
Since Friday morning we have been inundated with opinion and speculation about the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado. Yesterday the suspect James Holmes was brought before a judge, and the nation got its first look at the gunman, with his mop top of dyed orange hair and dazed -- almost care ... More >>
Update: In an incredible coincidence, The San Antonio woman killed by a gunman near Denver last night, Jessica Ghawi, had been at the Toronto mall shooting in early June, where one person was killed and seven wounded, according to her blog. She said she had an "odd feeling" and left the mall moments ... More >>
First, let's have a round of applause for Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt, the glue holding Eating Our Words together. Without them, we'd have had three articles this week, one of them about places you can't actually eat at anymore. Robb started us out with a piece on a little BBQ joint close to ... More >>
For the last 20 years, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has held a very special event for some very special kids. The Lil Rustlers' Rodeo, which took place the 4th, 5th and 11th this month, is an event held each year to allow physically and mentally challenged children in on the fun."It's ... More >>
The City of Houston and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority are currently suing multiple travel websites such as Orbitz and Priceline over tax revenues it claims the sites owe it. Online travel sites pay wholesale prices to hotels for rooms and then customers book those rooms at a mark-up fro ... More >>