Friday, August 31, 2018

Limerick News: A Farewell to Manu

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 4:07 PM

There once was a Spur named Manu Who took risks on the court matched by few He played like a dream And gave a testicle for the team Nuts! We'll miss you so, Manu Manu Intends to Stick Around SA, Help Spurs...

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S.A.'s Home Prices May Be Rising, But Study Shows They're Still Lower Than Other Big Cities

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:08 AM

There's been plenty of news lately about S.A.'s rising home prices, but here's something that may add a little perspective. San Antonio only ranks 37th in the country in median home price, according to a survey of residential real estate values in American cities by Lending Tree. With a...

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Joaquin Castro Calls Out Cruz and Cornyn for Dummying Up About Passport Denials

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:07 AM

Texas' Democratic lawmakers wasted no time blasting the Trump administration's denial of passports to border residents, calling it out as systematic Hispanic bias. Now, S.A. Democrat Rep. Joaquin Castro is trolling the fuck out his Republican colleagues for staying silent on the issue, calling out Senators Ted Cruz and John...

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San Antonio Man Accused of Snatching Teen's MAGA Hat at Whataburger Indicted

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:05 AM

The MAGA hat snatch heard 'round the world has resulted in an indictment for the alleged attacker. Court records reveal that a grand jury indicted Kino Jimenez on a charge of theft of a person, a state jail felony. Jimenez, 30, is accused of grabbing a teen's "Make America Great...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Haiku News: Fecal Matter Infests Water, Trump Crackdown Infests Border

Posted By and on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 4:48 PM

You'd be better off Taking that cool summer swim In your toilet bowl Hey, San Antonio, You're Swimming in Fecal Matter Hispanic last name, Delivered by a midwife Two big strikes – stay out! Watch Out, Border Resident, the Trump Administration's After Your Passports...

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Hey, San Antonio, You're Swimming in Fecal Matter!

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 4:02 PM

San Antonio has a poop problem, according to a new environmental report. And so, for that matter, does the rest of the state. Austin-based Environment Texas analyzed state regulators' test results for bacteria at Texas beaches, lakes, rivers and streams — and found that nearly 49 percent of the 1,450 freshwater sites...

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Watch Out Border Residents, the Trump Administration's After Your Passport Now

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 9:18 AM

As if President Trump hadn't served up a big enough shit sandwich to Hispanic citizens, it's now accusing them of using fake birth certificates and denying them passports, according to a Washington Post report. As part of the administration's draconian immigration crackdown, "hundreds, and possibly thousands" of border residents are being...

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After a Computer Glitch Two Years Ago, the Big Give S.A. Owns Up to Another Problem

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 8:30 AM

This month, organizers of Big Give S.A., one of South Texas’ highest-profile fundraising events, sent an email to participants saying they had found “what appeared to be examples of agencies manipulating the system in order to win more prize money.” Big Give, which awards cash to nonprofits based on...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Haiku News: Ken Paxton Picks Another EPA Fight

Posted By on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 3:25 PM

Ken weighs in again Because he hates overreach Sorry, asthma kids! Ken Paxton Fights the EPA Over Bexar's Non-Attainment Designation Because... (You Guessed It) 'Overreach'...

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Ken Paxton Fights the EPA Over Bexar's Non-Attainment Designation Because... (You Guessed It) 'Overreach'

Posted By on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 3:13 PM

Ken Paxton, Texas' regulation-allergic attorney general, has asked a federal court to intervene in the Environmental Protection Agency's recent ruling that Bexar County isn't meeting ozone standards. His petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit requests that the court review the EPA move to further...

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