Friday, January 31, 2014

Bonehead Quote(s) of the Week: Lt. Gov. GOP Candidates on Abortion

Posted By on Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:29 PM

It's safe to say, the Republican primary for lieutenant governor is shaping up to be a race to the most extreme. Incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston), Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson showcased their radical views earlier this week during a televised...

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hearse Thief Thwarted By Unpaid Hamburger

Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 5:04 PM

Photo courtesy of Kimble County Jail The Kimble County Sheriff's Office nabbed a criminal mastermind who tried to put his own “fun” in “funeral.” Omar Alejandro Gutierrez, 19, was arrested Tuesday in Junction after admitting to police that he stole a hearse intended for a funeral procession in...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Mexico Crushes S. Korea 4-0 at the Alamodome in front of Record-Setting Crowd Of 54,313

Posted By on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Pulido (11) celebrates his third goal with his teammates (photo by Josh Huskin for the Current) A wonderful goal by Oribe Peralta and a hat-trick by Man of the Match Alan Pulido was all Mexico needed to beat a surprisingly weak South Korean team Wednesday at the Alamodome...

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Bigfoot is Coming to Town Feb 19-23

Posted By on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 5:21 PM

A photo released by Rick Dyer of "Hank"   I'm a skeptic and I hate cheap ploys for internet attention, but I can no longer hold out on the news that Bigfoot (or at least something bearing an apparently passable resemblance to Bigfoot's corpse) will be in SA...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

State Senate Primary Candidates Campbell and Chan Vie for Most Homophobic During Meeting

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 1:17 PM

If you didn't know it already, conservative Republicans, state Sen. Donna Campbell and former San Antonio council woman turned Senate hopeful Elisa Chan, aren't big fans of the LGBT community. But if you needed a reminder before primary voting season, their latest comments— given during an editorial meeting with SA's...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Why Didn't The San Antonio Stonewall Democrats Endorse State Sen. Wendy Davis For Governor?

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 2:04 PM

During a long afternoon of hearing from local and statewide primary candidates, the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio (SDSA) ended their Sunday marathon meeting with a round of endorsements for potential representatives they consider best equipped to fight (or continue to fight) for LGBT rights. But in the process of...

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Snowverblown 2014: How San Antonio Weathered The Winter Storm

Posted By on Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Welcome to Snowverblown 2014, where San Antonio freaks out because water falls from the sky in a different state of matter than we’re typically used to. Much of the Lone Star State was brought to a standstill by a frigid arctic front that brought a multiplicity of winter precipitation....

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How Texans Deal With Ice, Snow and "Cold"

Posted By on Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 1:56 PM

(   Irish comedian John Bowman, who opened for Lewis Black at the Majestic in 2012, likes to make fun of Texans and cold weather. "You guys don't understand viscosity," he said during his Majestic routine, and we all know he's absolutely right—Texans and slippery roads don't mix...

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Bonehead Quote of the Week: Texas Charter Schools On Creationism

Posted By on Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 1:54 PM

This week, in lieu of a cringe-worthy utterance from an elected official we bring you a painfully blunt attempt at religious-right indoctrination ripped from the pages of a Texas textbook. When any of the more than 17,000 public school students, enrolled in one of the state's largest charter school systems,...

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry Supports Marijuana Decriminalization (But Not Legalization) For Texas

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Holy smokes. Looks like conservative Texas Gov. Rick Perry has warmed up to the idea of lax pot laws. During a panel on drug policy at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Perry said states should be given the right to make their own decisions when it comes...

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