4.1 C
Alba Iulia
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Latest News

Op-Ed: The Path Forward on Our Tattered Road to Democracy

On this day 97 years ago, Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon walked to El Paso’s Fire Station No. 5 to cast a ballot in the Democratic primary. Dr. Nixon never missed a chance to vote; since moving to El Pas...

Michael Sorrell talks the latest about Paul Quinn College and the fight for voting rights

When Michael Sorrell took over as president of Paul Quinn College, the position was supposed to be temporary. In 2007, the college was in dire financial straits when Sorrell was tapped to become...

Poll: Almost half of Texas Republicans don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine

A poll from Quinnipiac University released last Thursday surveyed the opinions of Texans on a range of issues. One particular eye-opening result was in regard to COVID-19 vaccines. The good news...

Must Read

Somehow Ken Paxton’s Corruption Cases Get Even Worse

Even if he is unlikely to resign as Texas Attorney General, the outlook for Ken Paxton keeps getting grimmer. It was already reported that Paxton is being investigated by the FBI for bribery and...

Barack Obama endorses MJ Hegar

Former President Barack Obama issued his latest wave of endorsements on Friday.Among them, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and Air Force helicopter pilot MJ Hegar. Hegar is facing ...

Ted Cruz stonewalls key State Department nominees

As President Joe Biden seeks to reinvigorate American foreign policy with diplomacy at its center, one man stands in his way. It’s not Xi Jinping or Vladimir Putin, it’s Sen. Ted Cruz. Cruz, who...

Cornyn (Literally) Applauds Incendiary Rhetoric

Senator John Cornyn, in the midst of a tough re-election fight against MJ Hegar, was caught on camera applauding the incendiary rhetoric of a local Republican club president, as well as the Sher...

Texas city backs down from anti-abortion ordinance

Yesterday, an anti-abortion ordinance in Edinburg, the third largest city in the Rio Grande Valley, which would have outlawed abortions and made the town a “sanctuary city for the unborn,” faile...

Music

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

Sport News

Protestors demand the resignation of City of San Marcos leadership

Protestors, friends, and family of Jennifer Miller, a woman killed in a car crash in the summer of 2020 by off-duty San Marcos Police Officer Sgt. Ryan Hartman, gathered outside of San Marcos Ci...

Musings: How to Beat Greg Abbott

Last week’s social media showdown between Governor Greg Abbott and a refreshed but angry Beto O’Rourke still has Texas abuzz, but maybe not for the right reasons.No doubt, for erstwhile Texa...

Texas city backs down from anti-abortion ordinance

Yesterday, an anti-abortion ordinance in Edinburg, the third largest city in the Rio Grande Valley, which would have outlawed abortions and made the town a “sanctuary city for the unborn,” faile...

TV

Musings: Truth, Justice, Texas

What will it take to get Texas Republicans to just tell the truth?It’s something I’ve wondered about with a frequency I would find unbearably depressing if I hadn’t already grown so jaded li...

Mehdi Hasan calls out Dan Crenshaw’s gerrymandered district

Political reporter Mehdi Hasan successfully irked Houston’s Rep. Dan Crenshaw this week, sparking the two to go at each other on Twitter.On a segment on “The Mehdi Hasan Show,” Medhi respond...