The Drudge Report

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    April 19, 2011

    Space Shuttle Blues: Obama Says He Had Nothing to Do With Decision

    Right-wingers are salivating over this interview of President Obama by Brad Watson of Dallas's WFAA -- The Drudge Report has a huge headline, "First Time: Reporter Turns Aggressive With Obama." It actually turns out to be a standard give-and-take, with maybe a bit more pressing than usual (Obama co ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Obama's Desperate Commencement-Speech Offer: At Least One HISD School Takes Him Up On It

    Official Whote House photoAnyone want a speaker? Anyone?​A news item today, gleefully highlighted by the Drudge Report, noted an internal Obama administration memo bemoaning the lack of offers from high schools for the president to give the commencement speech. We're thinking this probably fa ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Mexico Military Invasion Bravely Repulsed, We Guess

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  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    I Think We're Alone Now, Except for the Mega Pythons

    My cup runneth over.​I realize Egypt is in chaos and everyone north of the Mason-Dixon line is going to be flash frozen like a bag of Birds Eye broccoli florets and Charlie Sheen is apparently the reincarnation of Grigori Rasputin, but that is no excuse, no excuse, for the criminal lack of att ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Bill Byrne: Adding To The Aggies' Ever-Growing Hall Of Internet Shame

    ​Texas A&M's athletic director, Bill Byrne, has become an Internet sensation for leaving a heated voicemail for a fellow Aggie. If you haven't heard, problems started when Byrne received an e-mail from an alum who was upset because A&M stuck with the Big 12 and the University of Texas. ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Passion Of The K-Stew

    ​Much hay is being made of Kristen Stewart's ("Bella" in the Twilight movies) comments to British Elle magazine about the perils of fame. This one in particular: On the paparazzi: "What you don't see are the cameras shoved in my face and the bizarre intrusive questions being asked, or the peo ... More >>

  • News

    January 14, 2010

    A&M Assault Case and Abortion Super Center?

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    It's An "Abortion Super Center," And They're Gonna Protest It

    ​Planned Parenthood of Houston is moving into that office building on I-45near UH that looks like a cash register, and it looks like the protests will follow them.The Drudge Report is linking to a right-wing news service's story decrying the new building as an "abortion supercenter." Big protests ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2009

    Turkeys of the Year

    In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.

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    November 19, 2009

    The Tug of War

    Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.

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    May 15, 2008

    Zero Tolerance, Puppy Scams and Strange Bedfellows

    No outside liquids for Hightower High

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Barack Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2007

    The Houston Police Department's Attack of the Drones

    We’ve heard of unmanned drones used for military operations, border patrols and battling wildfires. Now the Houston Police Department is apparently planning to employ the expensive aircraft to take on another menace: speeding drivers.

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007

    Fighting Tech with Tech: Red-light Camera Detectors Soon Available in Houston

    Yo, leadfoot! Listen up, if you’re one of the 111,000 numbskulls who got nailed in the last year by Houston’s increasingly ubiquitous red-light cameras. You can go on paying those $75 tickets, or you can make an investment. Next month, Best Buy and Circuit City are slated to begin stocking the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Re: Michael Richards: Call Him Ku Klux Kramer?

    You heard it here third: HouStoned staffer Keith Plocek reports that the Drudge Report offers this update, apparently straight from a Drudge reader: 'I'm in the audience for tonight's David Letterman show and they just had Michael Richards on via satellite during Seinfeld's interview to discuss his ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    The Smartest Film at Sundance

    Alex Gibney tells the story of Enron's rise and fall -- and you won't need an economics degree to understand it

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    October 7, 2004

    Step Right On Up

    It's better to receive than to give

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    August 15, 2002

    Bashing Bush

    The Chronicle's film critic doubles as a pinko commie naysayer

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    January 14, 1999

    Raising a Red Flag

    Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol