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GOP Congressman Joe Barton 'Retiring' After Nude Sexting Scandal 2

GOP Congressman Joe Barton ‘Retiring’ After Nude Sexting Scandal

Rep. Joe Barton, the randy Texas congressman, said today he is changing course and will not seek re-election when his term ends next year, following revelations that he texted photos of his penis to a woman. He claimed the incident occurred several years ago when he was separated from his wife, but even more sexting messages have surfaced from when he was married....
GOP Rep. Joe Barton Caught With Pants Down in Sex Harass Scandal 4

GOP Rep. Joe Barton Caught With Pants Down in Sex Harass Scandal

Joe Barton, a good ‘ole boy Texas Republican–best known as a “climate change denier” and defender of the incandescent light bulb–has been caught with his pants down, literally, according to a photo going viral online. Barton, 68, was left red faced after a photo of his penis sent to an unknown, but obviously angry person, popped up (no pun intended, well maybe)....
George H. W. Bush Voting for Hillary Clinton; Trump Likely to Lose Texas 6

George H. W. Bush Voting for Hillary Clinton; Trump Likely to Lose Texas

George H.W. Bush, a Republican stalwart and the nation’s 41st President, will be voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton in November, a devastating snub of Donald Trump that likely will cost him Texas, a traditional red state that last supported a Democrat in 1976. ush, 92, is the patriarch of the political dynasty, which includes sons, former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. ...
Texas Reaps Gun Culture Whirlwind; 'Snipers' Slay 5 Dallas Police Officers 10

Texas Reaps Gun Culture Whirlwind; ‘Snipers’ Slay 5 Dallas Police Officers

Texas is reaping a whirlwind from the seeds it sowed leading to its free-wheeling gun culture. Five Dallas police officers were killed and six others injured last night by four “snipers” who were armed with assault rifles and wore military-style body armor. Last year, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, a longtime gun rights advocate, signed a bill into law, enacting the loosest open carry law in the country. Buying an assault rifle in the Lone Star State is as easy as picking up a loaf of bread. Any owner is free to carry guns in public with an easy-to-obtain permit. ...
Jon Stewart Lassos Texas Yahoos Over State's Home-Grown Lunacy (Video) 12

Jon Stewart Lassos Texas Yahoos Over State’s Home-Grown Lunacy (Video)

Jon Stewart mounted his high horse, put on his spurs and lassoed him some Texas yahoos over the shootout at an anti-Islamic event and fears by the state’s governor that the federal government may be trying to forcibly take over the state. Only in Texas… The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored the event, challenging cartoonists to draw the best depiction of the Prophet Mohammad. On other Texas craziness, Stewart also lampooned Texas Gov. Greg Abbott....