Texas Republicans change tune as waters rise

Texas Republicans change tune as waters rise

DISCLAIMER: My prayers go out to my fellow Americans dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. It is an historically awful event, and I wish them a safe, speedy recovery, whatever the financial cost to the federal government. HISTORY LESSON: Way back in 2012,...
Nazis have rights, too

Nazis have rights, too

How’s that for a clickbait headline? Before I am inundated with unhinged emails from perpetually aggrieved, pajama-clad patriots, I hereby pledge my unconditional loathing of Nazis and white supremacists. That such a pledge need be made in America in 2017 is a...
Donald Trump Jr., the Moon and Jupiter

Donald Trump Jr., the Moon and Jupiter

As I crawled through construction on my way to work today, WILK talk radio host and diehard Donald Trump apologist Sue Henry invited listeners to play a game of make-believe. “Pretend that it was Chelsea Clinton in that meeting, and ask yourself if anyone would...
Laureen Cummings, Typical Tea Party Snowflake

Laureen Cummings, Typical Tea Party Snowflake

Science says each and every snowflake is unique, but in politics, Laureen Cummings is living, whining proof that “snowflakes” are a dime a dozen. Fairly criticized for her uninformed, irresponsible opposition to a countywide property reassessment that is...