With an influx of women and children coming to the United States illegally from Central America, more money might soon be spent domestically while cutting down foreign aid. United States Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) on Monday introduced H.R. 5014, the Illegal Entry Accountability Act ... More >>
No, he won't sign itWhich living person has the world's most sought-after autograph? Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon. A Houstonian has written a book about it. Anthony Pizzatola is a vice-president of the Universal Autograph Collector's Club and he's written Neil Armstrong: The Quest F ... More >>
Qui-Gon in your room?Today, it was announced that the House of Representatives Page Program, a program both steeped in history and marred by scandal, is coming to an end. According to USA Today, House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi cited the $5 million annual expenditu ... More >>
No Nancy Pelosi on the screen tonightPresident Obama addresses the Congress and the nation tonight in the annual State of the Union, which has become a rite as ossified and rigid as any. You've got the humble heroes sitting with the First Lady, the various standing o's, the predictable post-s ... More >>
Glenn Beck cries for our sinsLast Friday, at a home in a quiet northwest Houston neighborhood, a 62-year-old woman opened a package containing what she thought was a box of chocolates. Unfortunately, it contained a pipe bomb: she took shrapnel to the face and was rushed to the hospital. Several d ... More >>
Photos by Marc Brubaker/ Click here for a slideshowTed Nugent Pasadena Fairgrounds July 11, 2010 It was one of the most offensive shows that Aftermath has probably been to, but that didn't stop us from buying a T-shirt. It was a show that would have made the cast of liberal pundits on CNBC s ... More >>
Mel Gibson gets some kind of revenge with a semi-successful vigilante flick.
After South Carolina representative Joe Wilson's bush-league grandstander heckling of the President last night - imagine the hue and cry if Nancy Pelosi had done the same thing during one of W's inane lie-filled speeches! - what Lonesome, Onry and Mean needs is some songs about lies and liars. On ... More >>
Among the heroic people fighting for freedom these days -- the protesters clogging Iranian streets, taking life-threatening risks to urge democracy in a repressive regime; and, ummm, House Republicans.At least according to one House Republican, Houston's John Culberson.The Twitter-addicted rep h ... More >>
A former wildcatter and corporate-takeover tycoon preaches alternative energy across America.
War on zombies, war on terror, what's the diff?
And then Cheney proceeded to shoot the reporter in the -- ah, that's just too easy. So the Brits are going to start pulling out of Iraq. Somehow this is a good sign to Dick Cheney, or at least that's what he says in an exclusive interview with ABC News. (You gotta love the way ABC trumpets it as ... More >>
Okay, really, you can only use the "shiite" joke once in a post, so we got nothing. The blogosphere is all abuzz about CQ National Security Editor Jeff Stein's recent interview with Rep. Silvestre Reyes of Texas, who has been tapped by incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to head the Intelligence C ... More >>
A legendary debate teacher has a lesson plan to knock off Congressman John Culberson
John Lennon's other art takes center stage in "When I'm Sixty Four"