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Monday Pop Quiz
May 16, 2011 – 10:51 am | 5 Comments

by Stephen Thompson
You know that creepy old codger who lives alone at the end of your street, hates kids, and has fifteen feral cats lounging under his dilapidated porch? Guess what he has …

There was a Tea Party summit in Houston with Andrew Breitbart, why didn’t anyone tell me?
March 30, 2011 – 1:04 pm | No Comment

By Alex Wukman
Unless you are a regular reader of right wing sites Pajamas Media and Big Government you wouldn’t have known that t Houston based ‘election integrity’ group True the Vote held its first annual …

Steven Seagal kills chickens with a tank: the most WTF moment of the week, so far
March 23, 2011 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

By Alex Wukman
There are days when the universe makes sense; news stories explode across the internet and everything is right with the world. Then there are days when it seems that someone, somewhere, just decided to …

Let’s Have a Real Debate on Citizenship
February 10, 2011 – 11:18 am | No Comment
Let’s Have a Real Debate on Citizenship

by M. Martin
There is a debate on citizenship that conservatives want to have.  There is another debate on citizenship that some progressives are trying to have-so far, typically, without much success.  There are arguments to …

Darwin Day 02/12
February 9, 2011 – 11:02 am | 2 Comments
Darwin Day 02/12

My education at Texas public schools contains a knowledge gap that students who came before and after me were able to fill. I was a product of the “evolution black-out” in public education that took …

Autism is Anarchy
February 2, 2011 – 10:34 am | No Comment

Autism is Anarchy
WE ARE HERE, WE ARE WEIRD, DEAL WITH IT.
Greetings and Salutations, America!
Autism is  a delightful and quite popular permanent federally-recognized disability. According to the USA Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the wonderful and …

Palin obviously pulled trigger, Laughner framed (?)
January 11, 2011 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
Palin obviously pulled trigger, Laughner framed (?)

By Jack Daniel Betz
The coverage surrounding the tragic shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon in Tuscon Arizona has blossomed into a full-blown shitstorm, obscuring truth and objectivity. Both conservatives and liberals (and even the irrelevant gossip-monger, …

2010 Worst of Houston
January 6, 2011 – 10:42 am | 36 Comments
2010 Worst of Houston

Gather around you fellow haters, cynics, and video game store clerks and bask in the hate that is our annual ‘Worst of Houston 2010’; a collection of the worst antics of 2010 in Houston and …

Swiss Army Knives of the Information Age
January 4, 2011 – 9:59 am | No Comment
Swiss Army Knives of the Information Age

By Jack Daniel Betz
For Christmas this year, I received the much welcome gift of the (no brands in this article) e-reader.  When the gift-giver first hinted that they were going to give me an e-reader …

Why oppose the Israeli consulate having a show on KPFT?
December 28, 2010 – 9:10 pm | 4 Comments
Why oppose the Israeli consulate having a show on KPFT?

By Nick Cooper
Illustration by Shelby Hohl
On December 14th KPFT’s open journal program was hosted by the Israeli Consulate of the Southwest Region, in a show they have labeled “The Voice of Peace.” Open Journal is …