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Opinion: The Kate Cox Tragedy Reveals Abortion Ban Exemptions as a Thin Sham

Opinion: The Kate Cox Tragedy Reveals Abortion Ban Exemptions as a Thin Sham

The tragic tale of medical torture deliberately being inflicted on a U.S. citizen by Republicans in Texas is gruesome, but…

2 months ago

Kate Cox Has Left Texas To Get The Abortion She Needs

Lawyers for Kate Cox have said that she has left the state to get the abortion that she needs for…

2 months ago

Texas Republicans Block Judge’s Injunction on ‘Unconstitutional’ Abortion Ban

The office of Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, who just appeared in court on securities fraud charges, immediately put…

7 months ago

Greg Abbott’s Solution To School Shootings: Send DNA Kits Home to Parents to ID Their Kids’ Bodies

In Greg Abbott's Republican Texas, public schools sent kids home with a DNA kit so their parents could identify them…

1 year ago

A Roe Blue Wave In Texas As Democrats Have A 10 Point New Voter Registration Advantage

New voter registration is skyrocketing in Texas as young Democrats are registering after the overturn of Roe.

1 year ago

CNN Anchors Grill State Rep. On Why Texas Can Act Quickly On Abortion, But Not School Shootings

CNN anchors Victor Blackwell and Alisyn Camerota grilled state representative James White about why Texas can act fast on abortion,…

2 years ago

Greg Abbott Screwed Texans By Ordering Maximum Price Increases As State Froze

As Texans were freezing during a power outage, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered power price increases.

2 years ago

Beto O’Rourke Has Raised More Than $7.2 Million Since Announcing Run for Texas Governor

Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas Representative who ran one of the closest Senate races in Texas history against (but ultimately…

2 years ago

Texas AG Ken Paxton Announces State Will Appeal Ruling That Blocked Abortion Law

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that the state will appeal a ruling from U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman…

2 years ago

Family of Texas School Shooting Suspect Says He Was Bullied and Afraid to Go to Class

The family of Texas school shooting suspect Timothy George Simkins says he was often bulli," that he was robbed on…

2 years ago

Multiple People Injured in Mass Shooting at Texas High School

The Dallas Morning News reports that there have been multiple injuries as a result of a mass shooting at a…

2 years ago

Texas Law is One for the GOP Wish List, Barring Social Media Companies from Banning Users for “Political Viewpoints”

The Texas legislature has approved a law that bars social media companies from banning users for their "political viewpoints," a…

2 years ago

Justice Breyer Calls Out Supreme Court’s Decision on Texas Abortion Ban

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer said he opposes the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling not to block a Texas abortion ban. The…

2 years ago

Portland, Oregon To Vote on Emergency Resolution Banning Trade with Texas in Response to Abortion Law

The city of Portland, Oregon will vote on an emergency resolution banning trade with the state of Texas in response…

2 years ago

Elizabeth Warren on Texas Abortion Ban: “It’s Time for National Laws to Secure Our Reproductive Freedom”

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) spoke out after the state of Texas effectively outlawed abortion by banning most abortions after six…

2 years ago

On The Same Day Greg Abbott Announces He Has COVID, Texas Has Requested 5 Mortuary Trailers From FEMA

Texas is the biggest red state in the county. And because of that, many of its residents have refused to…

3 years ago

Two Counties in Limbo After Texas Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Mask Mandates

Dallas and Bexar Counties are in limbo after the Texas Supreme Court temporarily halted lower court rulings that allowed local…

3 years ago

Greg Abbott Is Sponging Off Your Taxpayer Dollars While Playing Big Man On COVID

It turns out Governor Greg Abbott (T-Texas) is not just aiding and giving comfort to Delta, but he is doing…

3 years ago

Texas Hospital System President Warns Hospitals Are Facing “Disaster” Amid Covid Surge

Houston’s Harris Health Systems President and CEO Dr. Esmaeil Porsa warned that hospitals are facing "disaster" amid the strain of…

3 years ago

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Who Has Let COVID go Unchecked for Months, Is Requesting Out-of-State Medical Staff

Governor Greg Abbott has cared much more about fighting the COVID culture war than about keeping people safe. Like Ron…

3 years ago

Report: Trump is Pumping Big Money Into Ohio Primary Because He’s Scared of Another Candidate He Endorsed Losing

Donald Trump needs something to do. Thanks to an investigation by New York State, his business career is in shambles.…

3 years ago

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Says Democrats Will Be Arrested and GOP Will Work on Passing Voting Restrictions

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (R) told Fox News that the Democrats who fled the state to block a bill…

3 years ago

WATCH: Texas Dem Sen. James Talarico Makes Fox News’ Hegseth Squirm By Asking if Donald Trump Won 2020 Election

While CNN and MSNBC make attempts at having GOP lawmakers on as guests, it is a different story at Fox…

3 years ago

Texas House Authorizes Arrest Warrants for Democrats Who Left State to Block Voter Restrictions

The Texas House has authorized arrest warrants for the Democrats who left the state to block a bill that would…

3 years ago

WATCH: Jim Acosta Blasts Greg Abbott for Feeding Into Trump’s Alternate Reality and Shielding Him From Answering Questions.

While most presidents spend their first year out of office under the radar, that hasn't been the case for Donald…

3 years ago

Texas State Representative Briscoe Cain Can Barely Answer Whether “Voter Reform” Discriminates Against Minorities

Texas State Representative Briscoe Cain (R) claimed that a Texas "voter reform" bill doesn't discriminate against non-whites despite concerns from…

3 years ago

Texas State Representative Calls on Democrats to Pass Electoral Reform to Combat Voter Suppression

Speaking to CNN, Texas State Representative Jessica González (D) called on Democrats and the Biden administration to pass comprehensive electoral…

3 years ago

Republican Who Lost Texas House Race Because He Opposed Trump Slams His Own Party for Embracing Conspiracy Theories

Speaking to CNN, Michael Wood, a Republican candidate for a Texas House seat who lost the race after running on…

3 years ago

Following Mass Shooting, Texas Republican Criticized for Promoting Measure That Makes It Easier for People to Carry Guns

Jared Patterson, a Republican Texas state representative, has been resoundingly criticized after he promoted a measure that makes it easier…

3 years ago

Texas Senate Passes New Voting Restrictions

Early this morning, the Texas Senate approved Senate Bill 7, new voting restrictions in the state. The final version of…

3 years ago

Matt Gaetz Blasts “Fake” Republican Cowboy Running For a Texas House Seat

This year saw both Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene were elected to congress. Prior to that, Republican voters had…

3 years ago

Texas AG Ken Paxton Attempting to Withhold Messages He Sent or Received During Capitol Insurrection

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is attempting to withhold all messages he sent or received during the Capitol riot on…

3 years ago

WATCH: Biden Refers to Decisions to Lift Mask Mandates In Texas, Mississippi as “Neanderthal Thinking”

Since Joe Biden has taken office, many more vaccination shots are getting into the arms of Americans. Over the last…

3 years ago

Fox News Accuses Democrats of “Capitalizing” on Texas Weather Disaster

Last week, the state of Texas experienced massive power outages due to a winter storm. The leaders of the state,…

3 years ago

Embattled Texas AG Ken Paxton Also Skipped Town During Weather Disaster

When a state faces a weather disaster, it is a good time for elected politicians to show leadership. Sure, there's…

3 years ago

Donald Trump Jr. Goes On Insane Rant Blaming Democratic Governors For Texas Crisis

Donald Trump Jr. tried to defend Ted Cruz by blaming "Democrat governors" when the governor of Texas is a Republican.

3 years ago

Biden Does What Republicans Won’t By Sending Generators And Water To Texas

President Biden has sent generators, water, blankets, and meals to Texas, as Republicans sat around waiting for the weather to…

3 years ago

Senator John Cornyn Says He’s Struggling to Understand “Legal Theory” Behind Texas Election Lawsuit

Donald Trump has run out of almost all legal options to contest the 2020 election. The members of his legal…

3 years ago

Trump Continues to Falsely Claim Election Was Rigged After Supreme Court Rejects His Election Lawsuit

President Donald Trump continued to push false claims about the November 3 general election, insisting that the election was fraudulent…

3 years ago

Trump Is Too Broke To Match Joe Biden’s Ads In Texas

The Trump campaign is so broke that they can't afford to match Joe Biden's $6.2 million in ad spending in…

3 years ago

WATCH: Beto O’Rourke Predicts Biden Will Win Texas

Texas, especially during the 8 year run of George W. Bush, has been a ruby red Republican stronghold. There have…

4 years ago

Texas Governor Admits He Is Following Hannity’s Lead On Masks

The Governor of Texas has credited Sean Hannity with mask wearing in his state after the Fox News' personality urged…

4 years ago

Allen West, Who Once Claimed There Were 80 Communists in Congress, Is Now Chair of Texas GOP

Allen West has been elected the new chair of the Texas Republican Party in a virtual convention held early Monday…

4 years ago

Texas Judge Rules In-Person GOP Convention Can Take Place Despite Coronavirus Spike

Judge Lynn Hughes, a Texas federal judge, has ruled that the state can hold an in-person Republican convention in Houston…

4 years ago

Texas Dems Are Calling for Another Stay-at-Home Order as State Breaks Coronavirus Case Records

Texas Democrats are calling for another stay-at-home order in response to the state's rising coronavirus case numbers. Texas continues to…

4 years ago

Beto O’Rourke Calls Texas Governor “Pathetic” and Urges Him to Resign

Beto O'Rourke has called on the Governor of Texas to resign over his handling of the Coronavirus. The former congressman…

4 years ago

Texas Republican Rep. Says He’ll Only Wear a Mask if He Gets Coronavirus

Texas Republican Representative Louis Gohmert eschewed science and the recommendations of health experts when asked why he doesn't wear a…

4 years ago

Texas Governor Criticized for Lecturing Young People about Covid-19 after He Prevented Virus Safety Measures

Critics have rounded on Texas Governor Greg Abbott for singling out young people as Coronavirus cases in the state rise.…

4 years ago

Republican Party Spent $400,000 Buying Copies of Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s Book

An arm of the Republican Party has spent $400,000 purchasing copies of a book written by one it congressmen. A…

4 years ago

Ted Cruz Gets Haircut at Texas Salon Owned by Woman Who Was Jailed This Week for Reopening Her Business

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) received his first haircut in three months at Salon à la Mode, the same salon owned…

4 years ago

Texas Governor Admitted Reopening Economy Would Spread Coronavirus During Private Call with Lawmakers

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) admitted during a private call with lawmakers that reopening the economy would spread the coronavirus…

4 years ago

Former FDA Commissioner Urges Republican Governors to Be ‘More Aggressive’ Against Coronavirus

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has called on Texas and Florida to do more to contain the spread of Covid-19.…

4 years ago

India Prime Minister Gets Bigger Applause Than Trump At Texas Rally

At the "Howdy Modi" rally in Houston, Prime Minister Modi of India got bigger applause than Donald Trump from a…

4 years ago

Opinion: Treating Children Worse Than Animals Is A Crime Against Humanity

The Trump administration is treating children worse than animals and that is a crime against humanity.

5 years ago

Massive Early Voting Turnout in Texas Is Good News for Beto O’Rourke

Following patterns seen around the country, there were historically large turnouts throughout the state on Monday as early voting opened…

5 years ago

Texas Just Voted to Erase Hillary Clinton From the History Books

On Friday, the Texas Board of Education voted to eliminate Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the state’s social studies…

5 years ago

Shocker in Texas as Cruz Ad Campaign Helps O’Rourke Raise Millions

The polls in the U.S. Senate race in Texas between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke show the race is tightening…

6 years ago

Texas House Speaker Asks Trump To Stop Taking Children From Parents

The Speaker of the Texas House sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting that he immediately stop taking children…

6 years ago

MSNBC’s Hugh Hewett Absurdly Calls For Ban On Trench Coats Instead of Guns In Schools

Sometimes Republicans say such ridiculous things that you wonder if they are kidding or not.  Usually, though, they are deadly…

6 years ago

Border Residents Don’t Want National Guard Or The Wall

People living in the United States but near the border with Mexico feel like they've had enough. “Our community is…

6 years ago

Mike Pence Goes To Sutherland Springs And Blames Everything But Guns For Church Massacre

The grieving people of Sutherland Springs were treated to the same old rhetoric that blames everything – laws, bureaucracy, and…

6 years ago

Texas governor says Harvey damage could climb to $180 billion

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday estimated damage from Hurricane Harvey at $150 billion to $180 billion, calling it more…

6 years ago

Trump Tells Texans In Hurricane’s Path To Rely On FEMA After Proposing To Cut Agency By 11%

Trump's declining mental health and inability to govern a country combined with the strong winds and flash floods of a…

7 years ago

Busted Again: Texas Republican Electoral Maps Ruled Racist

Republicans in Texas keep trying to find new ways to rig the electoral system, but the courts are on to…

7 years ago

Opinion: Texas GOP Bill Allows Officials to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."

7 years ago

Judge Blocks Texas GOP From Denying Low-Income Citizens Access To Planned Parenthood

It remains to be seen what Donald Trump will do on a national scale as president.

7 years ago

Lone Star Stunner: Hillary Clinton Is Almost Tied With Trump In Texas

According to the CBS News Battleground Tracker, reliably Republican Texas is a now a battleground state as Donald Trump's lead…

7 years ago

Trump Forced To Campaign In Texas As His Lead In The State Dwindles To Single Digits

What's sad about Trump's Texas campaign stop isn't just the content of the teleprompter speech, but the fact that he…

8 years ago

Clinton Calls Supreme Court Abortion Ruling a Victory But Warns The Fight Is Far From Over

Secretary Hillary Clinton called SCOTUS' Texas decision a victory for women across America but pointed out that the fight is…

8 years ago

Texas Governor Who Forced Regulator To Drop Trump Fraud Case Received Hefty Donation

"It had to be political because Donald Trump was treated differently than any other scam artist in the 16 years…

8 years ago

Texas AG Paxton Lies Explaining Lawsuit Over School Toilet Access

There have been more criminal charges filed against Paxton than there have been cases, zero in fact, of transgender people…

8 years ago

Cruel Texas Republicans Force Women To Deliver Dead Babies

Even in extremely dangerous pregnancies, Doctors are forbidden to induce labor because Texas considers it an abortion

8 years ago

A Very Texas Christmas – Evangelicals Force Another Nativity Scene To Be Taken Down

Texas' governor claimed that the sentiment that others celebrate the holidays in their own way was bullying and persecuting Christians

8 years ago

Houston Voters Gave Evangelicals the Legal Right To Discriminate Against 15 Groups

Voters in Houston Texas, the fourth largest city in America, voted to delete a non-discrimination ordinance and legalize discrimination

8 years ago

Ted Cruz and His Mad Scramble for the Hate Vote

Ted Cruz picked up the endorsement of notorious bigot Sandy Rios, wowed the haters at a Texas megachurch, and won…

8 years ago

Ted Cruz Blames Obama For Ambush Murder Of Harris County Texas Deputy

While campaigning in New Hampshire, Ted Cruz accused Barack Obama of inciting the ambush murder of Harris County Deputy Darren…

8 years ago

Violent Extremists Are Trying To Wage Guerrilla War Against U.S. Over Jade Helm Exercises

A few violent conspiracy nuts seem determined to wage a quixotic war on America.

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Sells His Soul to Frackers for $15 Million

Ted Cruz just brought in the largest campaign contribution in the 2016 election cycle, from a pair of rich Texas…

9 years ago

Texas Supreme Court Suspends Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance

The Texas Supreme Court argued that "The legislative power reserved to the people of Houston is not being honored."

9 years ago

Texas Republicans Violate The Constitution By Denying Citizenship To US Born Hispanic Children

Texas has been violating the 14th amendment, by refusing to issue birth certificates to American-born children of undocumented immigrants.

9 years ago

GOP Donors Preferred The Dumbed Down 2012 Rick Perry To The New Improved Rick Perry

Rick Perry raised just 1.07 million dollars in the 2nd quarter of 2015. In 2012, he raised 17 million during…

9 years ago

President Obama Designates Three More National Monuments, Brings His Total In Office To 19

On Friday, President Barack Obama designated three new National Monuments in the Western United States.

9 years ago

Texas A.G. Ken Paxton Orders State Officials to Violate Texas’ Religious Freedom Law

It is prescient that the top law enforcement officer in Texas, Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, is either completely ignorant…

9 years ago

Rick Perry Ignores Supreme Court Ruling Vows to Enable Discrimination Against Gays

Rick Perry vowed that if he were president we would not have to worry about progress or equal rights, because…

9 years ago

Texas and South Carolina Take Two Very Different Views of the Confederate Flag

The State of Texas won't allow the Confederate flag on its license plates, while South Carolina won't even lower their's…

9 years ago

Huckabee Thinks One Beheading Is Worse Than 17 Texans Killed In Record Floods

Huckabee raged and attempted to contradict the President telling Fox News that, "I assure you that one beheading is much…

9 years ago

Biker Thugs Converge On Arizona Mosque Armed Looking For War

But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim…

9 years ago

Texas-Size GOP Hypocrisy As a Result of Climate Change Deluge

It is true that all Republicans are blatant hypocrites, but now that go-it-alone awesome Texas experienced a little anthropogenic climate…

9 years ago

Right-Wingers Claim Texas Flooding Caused Not by Climate Change but Witchcraft and Sodomy

Bryan Fischer and company think they can pinpoint sodomy and witchcraft as the causes of Texas flooding, but the Bible…

9 years ago

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case That Could Undermine One Person One Vote

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could fundamentally alter the way districts are drawn…

9 years ago

Louie Gohmert Says Iraq War a Mistake. Because Obama

As Jeb has reminded us, Dubya is our problem, not his. Or Gohmert's. Or the Republican Party's, it seems

9 years ago

Police Would Have Massacred Texas Bikers If They Were Black

For the second time in a year, law enforcement officials held their violent aggression and hostility normally reserved for peaceful…

9 years ago

32% Of Republican Voters Think The U.S. Government Is Trying To Take Over Texas

A national PPP poll finds that 32 percent of Republican voters believe "the government is trying to take over Texas".

9 years ago

Louie Gohmert: It’s Obama’s Fault We’re all Idiots

I paraphrase, but not by much. Gohmert uses nuns, the Posse Comitatus Act, and Waco 1993 to prove Obama is…

9 years ago

Muslim-Hating Pamela Geller Exploits Texas Shooting To Spread Her Toxic Ideology

The shooting just became a great recruiting tool for expanding Geller's intolerant army of Muslim-hating Americans.

9 years ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Orders State Militia To Monitor the U.S. Military

Instead of ignoring the paranoid Texans, or telling them to grow up, Texas Governor Greg Abbott incited more distrust by…

9 years ago

George W. Bush Reminds Americans Why He Was a Failure and An Idiot

It is true, George W. Bush is hapless, but he is also an idiot for not recognizing his own failures…

9 years ago

Texas Republicans Reach New Low as They Demand Non-Viable Pregnancies Be Carried to Term

Once again Republicans show they haven't read their Bibles - or their Constitution - before they start legislating Jesus into…

9 years ago

Where The States Stand On “Therapy” that Amounts to Brainwashing the Gay Away

When the President supported a nationwide ban on "Conversion Therapy", he mentioned the idea of state solutions.

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Says Accurately Quoting Him is Yellow Journalism

Ted Cruz, like every other Republican, hates being quoted, and it's never his fault that he said it, but the…

9 years ago