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How Texas Republicans Are Preparing America for the Apocalypse

Elford Alley | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Elford Alley

When the Federal government offered Texas billions to insure 1.5 million impoverished Texans, Republicans did the only honorable thing: They refused it. Come on people, do you think insurance is going to help you when radioactive spiders are burrowing into your cerebrum? No.

After Explosion, Texas Adopts a 'Fertilizer Happens' Policy

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

They're still not sure what caused the explosion or how to prevent another one, but Texas officials are united on who should be held responsible. They all want the federal government to pay up.

West Blast Obliterates Safety Lie

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

You are not safe. Not at work. Not at home in your bed. The biggest threat is not terrorism. It's corporate negligence leading to a blast or collapse or release of toxic chemicals.

Perry Disgusted By Shocking Cartoon

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he's disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in T...

Firefighter Confirmed Dead In Texas Explosion

AP | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

DALLAS -- The Dallas Fire-Rescue department says one of its off-duty fire captains was killed while helping fight the blaze at the Texas fertilizer pl...

Texas Fertilizer Plant Cited For 2006 Permit Violation

AP | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

WEST, Texas -- The Texas fertilizer plant where an explosion injured more than 100 people and killed an unknown number of others was cited for failing...

Fatalities Reported In Blast At Fertilizer Plant

Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

As many as 60 to 70 people may have been killed in a fertilizer plant explosion on Wednesday night in West, Texas, KWTX reported. West EMS Director D...