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July 11, 2012

Signed Copy of "Twilight of the Elites" Could Be Yours

UPDATE (July 19, 10:01am): 3 new sustaining donors - 2 to go! If you are the 2rd you will get a signed copy of Chris Hayes' "Twilight of the Elites." UPDATE (July 12, 9:48am): 2 new sustaining donors already - 3 to go! If you are the 3rd you will get a...
July 10, 2012

As PRIDE grows, tragedy strikes Portland, Texas

June 22nd was a day of celebration for millions of LGBT people and LGBT advocates celebrating Pride Day across the country. However, while millions celebrated a tragedy struck Portland, Texas. Many details are still unknown, but on June 22nd a teenage...
July 6, 2012

2012 Texas GOP Platform: Turning Back The Clock In America

Below is a portion of a fantastic briefing paper recently released by the Texas Freedom Networks called "2012 Texas GOP Platform: Turning Back The Clock In America." Read the entire report here . The religious right's dominance over the Texas Republican...
July 3, 2012

One Little Lizard, One Big Argument

The dunes sagebrush lizard, whose habitat is part of West Texas oilfields, lost an important fight two weeks ago. In a decision wildly criticized by environmental groups in Texas, and across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to...
July 3, 2012

Plastic Bag Industry Threatened By 12-Year-Old

A twelve-year-old’s school project has scared the pants off the Illinois plastic industry. The industry feels so threatened by Abby Goldberg’s efforts to ban single-use plastic bags in her hometown of Grayslake, IL, that they have lobbied for (and...