Monday, August 31, 2015

Rep. Joaquin Castro Calls Out Sen. Bernie Sanders' Outreach To Latino Community

Posted By on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, called out Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential hopeful, for not adequately reaching out to Latinos, according to The Texas Tribune. While campaigning for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in Iowa, Castro said that the Vermont senator’s lack of outreach to the Latino community was...

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Video Shows Man Putting His Hands Up Before Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies Shoot Him

Posted By on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Update Monday, August 31, 2015, 5:20 p.m.: The deputies who shot Flores are Robert Sanchez and Greg Vasquez, according to multiple media reports. KSAT-12 has also released a full video of the incident, available here. The video contains graphic content that some may find disturbing. Update: Monday, August 31,...

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Jefferson Davis Statue Moved From South Lawn At University Of Texas At Austin

Posted By on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 8:37 AM

After contentious debate and a legal challenge, the Jefferson Davis statue at the University of Texas has been removed, according to multiple media reports. The Sons of Confederate Veterans had sought to stop the removal of the statue, but a judge denied it last Thursday, The Daily Texan...

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Report: Donald Trump's Xenophobia Gives White Supremacists A Hard-On

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 5:21 PM

Feeling like your life has been trumped lately by a certain egomaniacal baboon who actually thinks he's going to become our next president? You're not alone. Getting kinda tiring to be writing about La Trompa, to be honest. He's like that annoying fly that just won't go away. You...

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Governor Greg Abbott Introduces New Program To Further Restrict Access To Abortions

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 4:58 PM

Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new program today called the LIFE Initiative, designed to restrict access to abortions in Texas and crack down on Planned Parenthood. Like any policy agenda worth its salt, LIFE is an acronym for the main tenets of the program, which are: -Laws must be...

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Bonehead Quote Of The Week: Fox News' Jesse Watters Says Univision's Jorge Ramos 'Acted Like An Illegal Alien'

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Like a 20-ton locomotive on fire, the Donald Trump Train somehow steamed forward again this week.  Though there were plenty of choice Trump quotes to pick from for the resurrected Bonehead Quote of the Week, I went with something inspired by Trump from one of my esteemed media colleagues:...

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Catch Tim Duncan's BlackJack Speed Shop Arm Drop Contest At San Antonio Raceway

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 10:59 AM

Do you have a need for speed? Then you have something in common with San Antonio Spurs superstar Tim Duncan. Duncan's custom-car joint, BlackJack Speed Shop, is hosting the BlackJack Speed Shop Arm Drop event, which runs from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday at the San Antonio Raceway...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Burns Through 3 Lawyers In 3 Months

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 9:59 AM

After Lone Star State Attorney General Paxton was arraigned Thursday on accusations of committing financial crimes, his lawyer abruptly quit, The Dallas Morning News reported. Paxton, who is charged with two felony counts of securities fraud and a count of third-degree failure to register, made his initial appearance in...

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

That Time David S. Rubin's Cat Rode Out Hurricane Katrina

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:23 PM

The stories of those who survived Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans' subsequent levee failure are often tragic. However, no matter the level of human loss and destruction, there are stories of hope. David S. Rubin, formerly the contemporary art curator for the San Antonio Museum of Art, was in...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

San Antonio Journalists React To Virginia Live TV Shooting

Posted By on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 12:12 PM

Update: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 4:49 p.m.  ABC News reports that Flanigan has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at roughly 12:30 p.m. CST. The outlet has also published his 23-page manifesto detailing his grievances and motivations.  The original post continues below.  The nation is reacting to the shocking...

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