Honestly, I thought George Foreman had a lot of Georges in his family, but now I'm beginning to wonder if the Bush clan doesn't have him beat. First there was George H.W. Bush, then George W. Bush. Now, there's George P. Bush (maybe even P.G. if you count his second middle name), son to Jeb and gran ... More >>
Gawker has an exclusive excerpt from a Politico e-book on the 2012 GOP primaries.
Their excerpt focuses on Rick Perry's bathroom habits, but we doubt something in the story.
The manager of a rival campaign was at a urinal in an empty bathroom in Hanover, New Hampshire, before the Bloomberg News de ... More >>
Ready for your Kindle.Kick a man while he's down, why don't you?
Rick Perry has effectively taken himself out of the GOP nomination race, it seems, and he did it by his performance on the stump, not by skeletons in the closet coming out.
But now that he's seemingly buried, former state rep ... More >>
Blood suckersWhen your historic drought is temporarily broken by some welcome rain, you're gonna get mosquitoes coming to life.
This past weekend was a slap-happy affair, as the so-called "floodwater mosquitoes" broke out of their eggs and tried to feast on human flesh.
Five ways you can su ... More >>
Rick Perry and "George"It really hasn't been a secret in Texas that the Bushes don't really like Rick Perry -- after all, George H.W. Bush came out for Kay Bailey Hutchison in the 2010 guv race -- but all of a sudde ntalk of it has bubbled up again.
Kevin D. Williamson, a writer for the ultr ... More >>
The Most Important Event Ever....Will Be Twittered!!!!Our colleagues at West Coast Sound, the music blog of our sister paper L.A. Weekly, will be in attendance when The Nation Stops at noon tomorrow (Houston time) to give a final send-off to Michael Jackson at Los Angeles' Staples Center. So far St ... More >>
Amnesty International has just begun a 200-minute vigil outside the Harris County Criminal Courthouse to protest the upcoming 200th execution under Governor Rick Perry.The original rally title, "Help Rick Perry Win The GOP Primary," was apparently discarded.But holding an anti-death-penalty vigil in ... More >>
Photo through wikimedia commonsHouston has always been a big Rush Limbaugh town -- it was one of the first to sign on to his show, when a small Tomball station run by Dan Patrick picked it up. (Patrick rode that rocket to KPRC and eventually a state-senator gig, much to the chagrin of people who don ... More >>