Sarah Silverman knows how to make a shocking statement. But when Gov. Rick Perry gets to throw Birtherism around and Texas politicians back Confederate flag license plates, that's truly shocking. What's even worse is that Perry could just walk away from real questions of character like the N-head scandal.
The Humane Society of Williamson County reports that its recent successes in helping to rescue animals from local puppy mills has prompted one Bell County breeder to ask the no-kill facility to help him close his doors.
Is Gov. Rick Perry a Birther? That is irrelevant. What is more pertinent to his attempts to claim that he is presidential material is that he was prepared to play Birther for a few days, then drop it when it became politically uncomfortable.
"We don’t need to be subsidizing energy in any form or fashion," Gov. Rick Perry said during last week's presidential debate.
Spit take time. It is little secret that Texas has always been financially supportive of the energy industry, and Perry's administration has been no different. In fact, he has helped usher plenty more incentives into place.
This week we've got a way to meet Rob Lowe and help people in rehab, the majority of folks support pot, Rep. Lamar Smith's plan for global domination, the Obama administration's war on medi-pot, and vetoing hemp in California. Enjoy!
It's not often that an Oscar-winning film maker covers a major social movement like the current Occupy demonstrations: But on Oct. 5 longtime Chronicle favorite Jonathan Demme was on hand to record the Occupy Wall Street protesters as they headed to Foley Square to express support for unions and workers around the world.