At some point, Texas will give up its status as a GOP guarantee. That seems the consensus, at least. A burgeoning Hispanic population, increasing transplants from California and New York, and a youth bubble surpassed by only Utah -- all signs point toward an eventual purpling of this putative Republ ... More >>
This week Republicans from around the country gather in Florida to celebrate all things conservative and curse Issac for stealing the national spotlight. For me the 2012 Republican National Convention marks the true start of the presidential campaign season, the playoffs to the primaries' regular se ... More >>
We're barely a month into the fall TV season and have already lost three new network shows. My Generation, the show that was to catch us up on a group of high school graduates ten years after the fact (and presumably set to the music of The Who) pulled a Keith Moon after two episodes. Lone St ... More >>
We've written before about the odd Baylor episode of Rand Paul, son of Houston's own Ron Paul and somehow a leading candidate for the Senate (in Kentucky, which may explain the "somehow").His Democratic opponent, Jack Conway, has released an ad using details of what Paul says was a pranky tying up ... More >>
Aqua Buddah, God -- it's all goodRand Paul, son of our own Ron Paul and -- hard as it may be to believe -- a serious contender to become the U.S. Senator from Kentucky -- (well, maybe the "Kentucky" part is not that hard to believe) is in the news today because of a brief item from GQ.It addresse ... More >>
In case you hadn't heard, this week marked the series finales of both 24 and Lost, leaving fans of Byzantine plots, glacial pacing, and right-wing propaganda with huge, empty spaces in their lives. At least until the next Tom Clancy novel comes out.
But have no fear, brave TV watchers. For t ... More >>
Photo by fixermarkIf you weren't annoyed enough by the baying hordes of Ron Paul supporters in 2008 (Fiat money!! Plague on both their houses!!!), get ready for The Ron Paul Revolution: The Next Generation.The Texas congressman has a son named Rand, who we really hope -- likely in vain -- is not nam ... More >>