Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Donald Trump Just Can't Shut The Hell Up About Mexicans

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 9:15 PM

Bloated sack of shit Donald Trump just can't keep his mouth shut. Even after he got dropped by Univison, fired by NBC (for both the Miss USA Pageant and his dumb reality show), then abandoned his Miss USA co-hosts 12 days before it broadcasts no where. The vanity presidential candidate...

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U.S. Women's Soccer Just Beat Top-Ranked Germany, Headed To World Cup Finals

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:48 PM

Congratulations to the U.S. Women's Soccer team, who upset the top-ranked Germany tonight in a 2-0 to advance to the Women's World Cup Finals. Here's the winning goal. (The video is in Spanish, but, hey, it's futbol.) ...

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Gregg Popovich: NBA Champion, Basketball Genius, Grump Supreme

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 12:04 PM

Does any quote encapsulate why we love Gregg Popovich more than this one? Pop's referring to the NBA's free agency period starting tonight at midnight eastern time. There's a time-honored tradition amongst NBA front offices to contact coveted free agents at 12:01 a.m. eastern to show how much...

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There Are More Spanish Speakers In The United States Than In Spain

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 10:22 AM

There are now more Spanish speakers in the United States than any country except for Mexico, according to a new study by the Instituto Cervantes. Yes, even more than the language’s mother country, Spain. Over 41 million people in the U.S. speak Spanish as their native language, and another...

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Ted Cruz Watched Porn With Supreme Court Justices

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:03 PM

Things got weird when Ted Cruz clerked at the Supreme Court. In new book from Texas’ junior senator, “A Time for Truth,” set for release on Tuesday, June 30, Cruz describes an incident when he watched porn with former Supreme Court Justices William Rehnquist and Sandra Day O’Connor. Here’s...

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Supreme Court To Texas: Back Off On Abortion Law – For Now

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 4:29 PM

Update 7:25 p.m.: Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott released a statement on the Supreme Court blocking a pending Texas law on abortion: “HB 2 was a constitutional exercise of Texas’ lawmaking authority that was correctly and unanimously upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Texas will continue to fight...

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Most Central Texas Counties Will Comply With Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Posted By and on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 4:11 PM

On Friday morning, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. By Friday evening, the Bexar County Clerk's Office issued a total of 230 licenses, many of which went to same-sex couples who wanted to be among the first to exercise their marriage rights. County clerk officials told the Current...

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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear UT-Austin Affirmative Action Case Again

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:31 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court will again examine the use of race in the University of Texas at Austin’s admission process, in a case that could seriously impact affirmative action in college admissions. The case, Fisher v. University of Texas, has been contested since 2008. That’s when Abigail Fisher sued...

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Missions May Become Texas' First World Heritage Site This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:17 PM

Grand Canyon National Park, the Statue of Liberty are already World Heritage Sites. The next in line for that claim to fame may be the San Antonio Missions Historical Park (including the beloved Alamo). United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is expected to reach a decision by...

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Don't Go, Manu! Ginobili To Make Call On Retirement

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:03 AM

We’re not ready for the Manu Ginobili era to be over yet. Hopefully, Manu isn’t either. We will find out soon enough, though. Ginobili will announce his plans for next season “when the time comes” in the Argentine newspaper La Nacion, the San Antonio Express-News reported on Sunday. Ginobili,...

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