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Researchers in south Texas find mass grave with bodies of more than 100 migrants

A team of volunteer researchers uncovered a mass grave in south Texas this week, where the bodies of Mexican migrants were discarded like trash as they died trying to enter the United States. The Corpus Christie Caller-Times reported that the anthropologists working at the site found bodies in garbage bags,…

Texas day care facing investigation over photos of toddlers held down with duct tape

A family-run day care facility in Willow Park, Texas is facing parents’ wrath and investigation by Child Protective Services after photos surfaced this week of children duct-taped down for their naps. According to KFOR News Channel 4, a former worker at the Heart 2 Heart Montessori Academy circulated the photos…

Never mind the bullets, here’s the ammosexuals

American men are a simple people. They like their beer cold, their women hot, and their television shows stupid. America, for the most part, provides two out of three of those in abundance. But it’s hard out there for a man these days, particularly if he is saddled with the…

Texas GOP chair doesn’t want groups attacking the idea that gays ‘tear at the fabric of society’

The head of the Republican Party in Texas has defended the decision to prevent two LGBT groups from having booths at the state party’s annual convention in Fort Worth next week. The Metroplex Republicans and the Log Cabin Republicans were both denied participation in the event due to the Texas…

Here we go again: Gun-toting supporters of TX rancher challenge feds over government land

Gun enthusiasts held an open-carry rally last week to draw attention to another federal land dispute, this time in Texas. Texas rancher Tommy Henderson lost 140 acres of grazing land when an Oklahoma court ruled in 1984 that it belonged to the federal government. “Our family paid taxes for over…

Texas mom talker doesn’t want your gay shoved in her face, takes her blonde and goes home

Well, this is fun. On a Texas morning show some ladies started talking about how gay Michael Sam gay-kissed his gay boyfriend on not-gay ESPN and next thing you know – catfight meowr! hiss hiss! – and one of of them walked off in a huff because another one is…

Texas to offer $2,500 tax credit for alt-fuel vehicles

Though Texas may not be a fan of Tesla’s direct sales model, the Lone Star state is ready to offer alternative-fuel vehicle buyers some extra cash. As soon as next week, buyers of CNG, propane, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles will be eligible……

Texas lawmaker defends 19 inmate deaths: Texans ‘don’t want air-conditioned prisons’

Lawmakers in Texas on Tuesday defended the lack of air-conditioning in state prisons after a report linked 19 inmate deaths to extreme heat. A study released by the University of Texas Law School’s Human Rights Clinic warned that the state was violating the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment,…

Texas executes man convicted in 2001 triple murder while on drug binge

Texas executed by lethal injection on Wednesday a man who was convicted of stabbing his girlfriend, her child, and her mother to death after a cocaine binge in 2001. Jose Luis Villegas Jr., 39, was pronounced dead at 7:04 p.m. CDT (8.04 p.m. ET) after receiving a lethal dose of…

Texas prepares to execute Mexican national despite appeal bid

The US state of Texas is set to execute a Mexican national on Wednesday as appeals are rushed forward on possible trial irregularities or mental disability. Ramiro Hernandez, 45, was sentenced to die in 2000 for allegedly murdering a 49-year-old man who employed him on his ranch in San Antonio.…

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