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Packing Heat in the Brothers’ ’Hood

By at July 30, 2014 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

Packing Heat in the Brothers’ ’Hood

A group of white gun-rights advocates plan to sling rifles, shotguns, and semi-automatic assault weapons onto their bodies, and walk through a Black neighborhood in Houston. What could possibly go wrong with that?! The march through Houston’s Fifth Ward is planned for August 16 to “educate” Texans about their rights to openly carry firearms. To […]

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Standing Tall for Landowner Rights

By at June 4, 2013 | 9:31 am | 0 Comment

Standing Tall for Landowner Rights

Julia Trigg Crawford of Direct, Texas, is the manager of a 650-acre farm that her grandfather first bought in 1948. The farm produces mostly corn, wheat, and soy. On its north border is the Red River; to the west is the Bois d’Arc Creek. TransCanada is an Alberta-based corporation that is building the controversial Keystone […]

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Governor Corbett’s Brain Belongs in the Lone Star State

By at April 19, 2011 | 1:23 pm | 30 Comments

Governor Corbett’s Brain Belongs in the Lone Star State

So where does logic and the governor’s decision connect? He told the crowd to square their spurs and saddle up for a roughly 1380 mile ride to Texas. Yes, the Lone Star state…

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Range is called on the carpet over fracking contamination in Texas

By at December 10, 2010 | 11:53 am | 2 Comments

Range is called on the carpet over fracking contamination in Texas

(ProPublica) The Environmental Protection Agency issued an emergency order Tuesday accusing a natural gas driller of contaminating water supplies in North Texas and giving the company 48 hours to provide potable water to those affected. In a letter sent to the drilling company, Range Resources, [PDF], the agency said it had determined an “imminent and […]

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