Tag Archives: Houston

The 2nd Amendment doesn’t provide protection from stupidity, even in Texas

I can think of few things which more effectively illustrate the absurdity of our collective relationship with guns than the above scenario. The sticks supporting protest signs are illegal…because they… Read more »

“Evangelicalism has ceased to be a faith perspective…and has become a political movement”

Christianity has died in the hands of Evangelicals. Evangelicalism ceased being a religious faith tradition following Jesus’ teachings concerning justice for the betterment of humanity when it made a Faustian… Read more »

Houston- The city that (still) hates

AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a Texas Supreme Court ruling that prevented same-sex spouses from having the same workplace insurance benefits as heterosexual couples. In… Read more »

Turns out living on island time is pretty flippin’ awesome….

It’s Day Four here on the Kona Coast, and even though I have a return ticket to Portland on Friday afternoon, part of me just wants to say “@#%$ it!”… Read more »

Old enough to die for your country…but not old enough to smoke?

Metro Health is surveying residents now about raising the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 from 18 in order to discourage people from getting hooked at an early… Read more »

Global climate change deniers: Knowing the “price of everything but the value of nothing”

Once again, the New York Times has let columnist Bret Stephens publish unfact-checked nonsense on climate change and falsely smear environmentalists. Stephens, who has been widely criticized for spreading misinformation… Read more »

What it looks like when a government agency no longer bothers to hide its corruption

AP fires back at Trump's EPA: We stand by our on-site reporting on flooded toxic waste zones https://t.co/uFxKgkoDVX pic.twitter.com/DGexljxZvE — The Hill (@thehill) September 4, 2017 What follows is a… Read more »