There are a couple of bills bouncing around the state Legislature now that would make it easier -- or, rather, make it harder to interfere with -- to breastfeed in public. We wrote about one of them, state Representative Jessica Farrar's HB 1706, which would allow women to sue if prevented from usin ... More >>
Illustration by Curt MerloMore illegals! More illegals over here, please!
Ah, you'll have to excuse me. I have been away from my column for weeks with my nose in numbers for an immigration story that appears in this week's paper version of Unfair Park. I may be a little stat-blind.
The Census re ... More >>
Two weeks ago today, state Rep. Leo Berman of Tyler filed H.B. 295, which says: "The secretary of state may not certify the name of a
candidate for president or vice-president unless the candidate has
presented the candidate's original birth certificate indicating
that the person is a na ... More >>
Anderson Cooper can't get enough of Texas Republicans' claims that women are coming to the United States illegally to give birth to future terrorists -- ya know, "terror babies," as state Rep. Debbie Riddle called 'em during her debate with a clearly bemused Rafael Anchía Tuesday night. Wednesda ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to this Texas-sized showdown last night on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 concerning "anchor babies" -- or, as Houston's Rep. Debbie Riddle calls 'em, "little terrorists." Offered on the other side without comment except to say it takes a good four minutes ... More >>