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16 Students in Texas Catch Ebola? Panic and a Hoax at the Grocery

“I swear I am never going to get a flu shot again,” said the young bagger at the grocery store tonight. “My arm is going to fall off, it hurts so much.”

“Sorry it hurts,” I said. “Thanks for getting a shot, though. A lot more people die of flu every year than have ever […]

Putting the Maine School Ebola Scare into Perspective: How Abundant is that Caution?

As J. Clifford noted earlier today, the school board in the tiny community of Strong, Maine put a teacher on a 21-day leave because that teacher had…

… recently taken a plane flight to Dallas, Texas for an educational conference.

Yes, that’s all. Because the teacher had taken a plane flight to Dallas for […]

Why Christian Groups Must Protest Against Gay Football Player Michael Sam

Down in Dallas, Texas, an organization called American Decency is planning to hold a political demonstration outside a sports stadium there, in protest of the decision by the Dallas Cowboys to hire Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL. “We cannot just stand idly by as Christian values and morals are trampled. […]

Libertarian Candidate Wants To Convert Schools Into Military Boot Camps

Note to Libertarians: Children in militias instead of schools, made obsolete by killer robots, is not a political goal that liberals share in common with you. […]

Where are the RFID Tags in Schools Now — and What are they Doing There?

Three years ago, I wrote:

Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s locations.

Get ‘em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about it when they’re grown.

Where will implanted chip RFID tracking […]

Three Regional Rallies Against Surveillance Put Protest in Reach for Most of USA

At 11:30 am Eastern Time this morning, I’ll be outside Union Station in Washington, DC to help kick off a national demonstration against massive unconstitutional surveillance by the U.S. military and Department of Justice. If all goes well, there will be no way for you to find me; I hope to be lost in a […]

On Anti-Gay Bias, Texas and Mississippi don’t get God’s Memo

The Associated Press reports that the states of Texas and Mississippi are refusing to process the claims of same-sex married couples, as a matter of state values:

The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive to do so, while Mississippi won’t issue applications from […]

Uncle Tong's Cabin

Uncle Tong’s Hunan Cuisine in Houston is operated by racists who use their business to encourage others to embrace racism. Racism makes their food taste like garbage. […]

Niburu The Giant Planet Of Doom Zips Beneath The Clouds In West Texas

If the white circle in the video was in fact a planet in outer space, other than the ones we’re familiar with, it would indeed be worthy of note. The planet, judging by the size of the orb, would either be huge, or be closer to Earth than either Venus or Mars. […]

John Cornyn Thinks Hill Country Is In Washington D.C.

Instead of meeting with and working with his constituents in Texas, John Cornyn will be meeting with other Washington D.C. insiders in a place with Texas-style décor. […]

Mitt Romney Charter School Push Would Open Education To Corruption

The example of the Shekinah Learning Institute illustrates a good number of the serious problems that often come about as a result of the creation of charter schools. Yet, Mitt Romney wants to expand charter schools across the nation. […]