White conservatives who tweaked an election in The Woodlands were just what Greg Abbott needed to prove he doesn’t prosecute only minorities for voter fraud.
The George W. Bush DOJ went after voter fraud hard. It became a mantra in right-wing talking circles that voter fraud was rampant, perhaps swinging elections. The problem with this narrative was that there simply wasn't much evidence to support it. Undeterred by the lack of evidence, right-wing acti ... More >>
The spate of voter ID laws that have been churning out of conservative controlled legislatures and governors' mansions over the past number of years -- and especially since the Supreme Court's ruling in Shelby County -- are nakedly partisan in nature. Indeed, when the Bush DOJ spent five years tryin ... More >>
Whenever someone publishes a "study" about anything, I'm immediately suspicious, particularly when that "study" is actually a survey of members of a website. But, when that "study" is about couples spying on one another AND it was put together by a website built to hook up women with "sugar daddies, ... More >>
Texas's strict new voter ID law, put in place by this past session's Tea Party legislature to stem the tidal wave of voter fraud that is actually not happening at all, has been blocked by the U.S. Department of Justice. The new law unfairly targets Hispanic voters, the feds said. "[T]he state has ... More >>
It's funny!!!!You know what's funny? A picture of an Iranian being hanged by a guy wearing a t-shirt that says "Iranians Suck," captioned "Let's play cowboys and Iranians." It's funny, at least, to John Nonmacher, owner of Nonmacher's Bar-B-Q in Katy. He's had it up for years, but now it's g ... More >>
Rick Perry: It's a red-meat special in Austin todayRemember that vast tsunami of voter fraud that swept across Texas, coming close to throwing into chaos the very concept of democracy? Neither do we. Even Karl Rove, using every bit of the federal government he could get his hands on, couldn ... More >>
Voter fraud in Harris County? Could it be so?Well, State Representative Al Edwards says it is, and to try and prove it he filed a petition late Tuesday in Harris County District Court contesting the recent primary election results which put him 10 votes behind his long-time Democrat rival Borris ... More >>
Baylor has ended its search for a new president, and the straitlaced Baptist school has chosen a famous smut peddler.Kenneth Starr, the out-of-control special prosecutor who felt the need to salaciously include every last sordid detail about Bill Clinton's extra-marital activities, is the new ... More >>
Sam Kent, the overly touchy-feely federal judge from Galveston who's in prison on charges relating to drunken sexual harassment of his female employees, resigned today.He apparently did it to stave off a conviction by the Senate, which along with the House had been fast-tracking his impeachment. Ken ... More >>
Photo by joeltellingUS District Judge Samuel Kent, who's going to prison for his role in drunkenly forcing his charming self on helpless female employees, has finally seen the light when it comes to his idiotic attempt to keep collecting his healthy federal pension.Kent faced impeachment in the Cong ... More >>
Just in time for tickets to go on sale - as in now - leaks have conveniently begun to spring in C3 Entertainment's carefully under wraps lineup for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, scheduled for October 2-4 in Zilker Park. (Don't worry, Longhorn fans: Unlike last year, that's UT's ... More >>
Photo courtesy Court of Criminal AppealsNo one gave State Rep. Lon Burnam much of a chance with his call to impeach Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Sharon Keller -- they still don't -- but he may have spurred some action.In what is either the biggest coincidence of all time or, well, the biggest coi ... More >>
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