I can’t help but sigh from desperate frustration when I read this story. As a former student at the University of Texas and a former resident of Austin, Texas, this story makes me cringe: Albert “Leslie” Cochran – Austin’s homeless, thong-clad local celebrity – was found in a semi-vegetative state
Not that I mean to over-wrench this, but I think it's time we remind ourselves (and our leaders) where we were just a few months ago. Click and watch. It's worth it now just as much as it was then. I almost that I wish that this was this was
The sad-sack Log Cabin Republicans are never going to learn that their political party of choice will never accept them. Case in point: a local GOP official in Dallas, Texas sent an unhinged and rambling response to the local LCRs after receiving an invitation to a debate they were prepping
An east Texas man has been ordered to stand trial for the 37-year old murder of a gay man in San Diego, California. Gerald Dean Metcalf was arrested Oct. 14 in Texas in connection with the 1971 slaying of Gerald Jackson, 27, a Vietnam veteran who worked as a U.S.
(Small update: Josh Marshall over at TPM has added a touch of his own snark as well. I’m glad I’m not the only one who read through this terrible headline. –sput) And the honorary grand marshal is Carol E. Lee, who, according to her short bio from Politico, “… was
Very, very sad news from the city of Austin, Texas. The enigmatic, unique, and altogether eclectic transgendered & homeless Jennifer Gale was found dead earlier today in her beloved home city. Jennifer Gale, one of Austin’s most colorful characters and perennial political candidates, has been found dead in Central Austin,
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the death of an 8 year old boy as the result of a self-inflicted gun wound from an uzi. He was firing the gun while several adults, including his father, stood by. Justice is being served for this too-young victim of senselessness. Today,
Talk about an odd endorsement. But we love him and his wife for their support.
Due to budget constraints, it seems the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is having issues with too many critters wandering around. Around 33,000 wild horses roam freely in 10 western states, but the body governed by the Department of the Interior (one of the largest victims of Republicans’ military spending