Monday, March 31, 2014

Lying Liar Rick Dyer Admits To Lying About Bigfoot

Posted By on Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Lying sack of shit Rick Dyer has admitted to being just that. The self-proclaimed master tracker confessed on Facebook that the Bigfoot he claimed he shot in far west San Antonio and subsequently put on display was the hoax it so very obviously was. "Coming clean about everything...

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SA Book Festival Interview: Dr. John Prados, military intelligence expert

Posted By on Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 4:21 PM

I was honored to be asked to moderate a panel on domestic surveillance with two leading authors on the subject: Dr. John Prados, senior fellow at the National Security Archive and author of The Family Jewels: CIA, Secrecy and Presidential Power and Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the...

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Last Weekend to Vote in Best of San Antonio!

Posted By on Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 1:02 PM

"Tick-tock, I'm watching the clock. I can't wait 'til we get to rock and throw a love parade ..." OK, that's a Janelle Monae lyric, but I am rather anxious to see who all the winners are for our 2014 Best of San Antonio readers poll. You can...

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Bonehead Quote of the Week: Gov. Rick Perry on the Equal Pay Law

Posted By on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

The topic of equal pay has been taking over the state dialogue lately, so when Republican Gov. Rick Perry showed up to the studios of MSNBC this week, hosts of Morning Joe didn’t hesitate to ask why he opted to veto a bi-partisan bill last year that would help women...

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Update: SAPD Will Arrest Lyft Drivers

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 6:22 PM

  UPDATE: March 28, 2014, 4:15 p.m. Mayor Julian Castro came out with in support of Lyft this morning, despite objections from the San Antonio Police Department. He posted his support in Facebook and Twitter. We can make Lyft, Uber and similar services work in San Antonio. They...

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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Texas Abortion Law

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Update: Plaintiffs in the case challenging Texas' abortion restrictive law are asking the Fifth Circuit to reconsider its decision to uphold the legislation. The groups— Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, the Center for Reproductive Rights— filed a petition today requesting the court review the constitutionality of House Bill 2. “We’re asking...

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Van de Putte Launches Statewide Bus Tour

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 10:15 AM

This weekend, San Antonio state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte takes her campaign on the road. The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor plans to kick off a bus tour on Sunday in SA, making stops in more than 15 cities across the state. Van de Putte, extensively profiled in the...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

6 NSA/Surveillance Blogs to Follow

Posted By on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Recently, I've been digging into the NSA surveillance controversy, prompted in part by a panel I'll be moderating at the San Antonio Book Festival next weekend . The panel features longtime U.S. intelligence expert Dr. John Prados, whose latest book (I think it's his latest, dude releases like five...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Gloria Steinem Feminist and "Hopeaholic" Turns 80

Posted By on Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:50 PM

Today is Gloria Steinem’s 80th birthday, and while Google doodle dropped the ball, the least I can do is direct your attention to one bright spot in the internet that is commemorating her legacy. Makers is a unique digital portal that introduces you to thousands of inspiring, radical...

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H-E-B Gains National Attention For Its Awesome Commercials and General Awesomeness

Posted By on Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 4:54 PM

When H-E-B is not flexing their corporate muscle to divert downtown traffic, the San Antonio-based grocery chain is joining forces with the Spurs to sell you pre-cooked brisket. Last week, ESPN highlighted those goofy, but memorable H-E-B commercials featuring the stars of San Antonio Spurs. Everyone knows these...

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