Not exactly the Battle of Gonzalez…If you get into a “your selfish, no your selfish” argument with a judge, the judge is going to win.
Linky Friday tries to steer you straight to end a week full of beginnings, endings, and everything in the middle. Or is it starting the weekend? Either way.
This week: Texas, Games, Transportation, Science, and Housing!
So this thing happened. Well, is still happening…
Let the Texans have their truck. Leave the rest of us alone. Sedans are also authentic.
Everything’s bigger in Texas!
If you don’t like the idea of folks carrying a gun on campus, you can protest by carrying something else that might actually get you arrested.
What happens when a fraternal organization, dedicated to commemorating Confederate veterans of the U.S. Civil War, declares “all in” before the U.S. Supreme Court, in a case where there appear to be two directly controlling yet contradictory cases and the ideological alignments of the Justices are apparently inverted? Burt Likko breaks down today’s license plate case.
Goldbugs on the loose in Austin!
Be the first to guess why some, but not all, of the states (and Puerto Rico) are listed in this order!
A segment at NPR outlines the fight in Texas to transform the state university system. Governor Perry and private sector elites want to make higher education in the state more affordable and efficient,
A common way to talk about crime and punishment is to liken them to debt and repayment: A crime creates a debt to society; if the criminal is caught and convicted, a just sentence...
Various random thoughts and theories that have occurred to me of late that I may or may not be prepared to defend, but seem like they’d be fun to discuss. 1. A thought that...
“Neither Governor Perry nor the bulk of Texas’ citizens may be interested in climate change, but climate change is interested in them.” ~ Matt Yglesias, commenting on the massive drought and terrible wildfires ravaging...
But the headline is immortal: Deep Fried Beer Invented in Texas.
Here’s a pretty frightening article from The Washington Monthly on how Texas’s radical State Board of Education is rewriting textbooks nationwide.
The numbers of dead and wounded are different according to the source, but it looks like American soldiers opened fire on other soldiers at a Texas Army base. According to the New York Times:
Here’s an original idea: take California’s liberal, high-tax model and contrast it with Texas’s low-tax approach. Aside from The Economist, Newt Gingrich, and The New York Times’ op-ed page, no one else has thought...