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Rick Perry Isn't Calling Off Increasingly Pointless Border Surge

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.17.2014 | Latino Voices

The $30 million “border surge” ordered by Texas Gov. Rick Perry shows no sign of stopping, even though apprehensions began plummeting before the N...

Elise Foley

Texas National Guard Troops At Border Can't Afford Food | Elise Foley | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- National Guard troops deployed to the border in Texas are visiting a food bank because they can't afford food and gas ahead of their Sep...

Texas National Guard To Let Same-Sex Couples Sign For Benefits

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Texas National Guard will immediately begin letting same-sex couples register for benefits after the Defense Department appro...

Texas National Guard Stalls Gay Benefits

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive ...

White House Smacks Down Thousands Of Rick Perry Constituents

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

EL PASO, Texas -- Bad news for thousands of people who wanted to see Texas secede: The state is still in the U.S. The White House has responded to a ...

Halliburton Finds Lost Radioactive Rod By Highway, Refrains From Admitting It Forgot It On Roof Of Car

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business

Holy frack that was close! Public relations people and top-level executives at Halliburton, one of the world's largest oilfield services companies,...

New Documents Indicate That Bush Didn't Show Up to Presidency

Tom McCaffrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom McCaffrey

During the Vietnam War George W. Bush was handed a cushy assignment in the Texas National Guard thanks to his powerful connections. This ensured that ...