Archive for the 'Local Matters' Category

Looking out the window

by @ Monday, March 27th, 2006. Filed under Local Matters, News

Earlier today, I called my uncle to give him the latest information about Star and her situation. As we were talking, he told me that the school at which my aunt works as a counsellor has gone into lockdown mode. According to him, some of the students were threatening to start a riot.
As [...]

Big Brother, Where Art Thou

by @ Friday, February 17th, 2006. Filed under Local Matters, News, Pissed Off Rants, Politics

Let’s take a look at what Houston’s Chief of Police would like to do:

Police chief wants surveillance cameras in Houston apartments
HOUSTON
Houston’s police chief is suggesting putting surveillance cameras in apartment complexes, downtown streets and even private homes.
Chief Harold Hurtt today said it’s another way of combatting crime amid a shortage of officers.
Houston is [...]

Hatemongering disrupted by motorcycles

by @ Wednesday, October 12th, 2005. Filed under Local Matters, News, Politics

Fred Phelps and his band of Merry Morons continue to make asses of themselves by protesting the funerals of fallen American soldiers. This time, however, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts have taken it upon themselves to prevent these assclowns from disrupting the funeral.
Motorcycles Drown Out Effort To Disrupt Funeral
CHELSEA, Okla. — An effort by [...]

Vote “No” to HJR6

by @ Wednesday, October 12th, 2005. Filed under Local Matters, News, Politics

HJR6 is the proposed amendment to the Texas Constitution prohibiting same-sex marriages, a measure I strongly urge voters to reject.
Do I do this because I support same-sex marriage? Nope. Not at all. In fact, I oppose the concept of same-sex marriages.
(This is the place where the reactionaries on both sides normally would [...]

Mr Bush, put up that wall!

by @ Wednesday, April 20th, 2005. Filed under Immigration, Local Matters, News, Pissed Off Rants

I was watching the news yesterday, and there was a report about the weekend arrest of twenty-one memebers of a gang calling themselves MS-13. These arrests were made following a spree of gang-related crimes, including robbery, vandalism, and nine counts of murder. One of those murders was that of a nineteen-month-old toddler. [...]

I’m rooting for a Democrat?

by @ Wednesday, January 5th, 2005. Filed under Local Matters, Politics

Texas State Senator John Whitmire(D - Houston), who last year broke ranks with the Texas Democratic Party and returned to his job while the other Democratic legislators were hiding in Oklahoma, is telling Houston dictator mayor Bill White to put a moratorium on the controversial Letters of Marque SAFEClear Law that was just crammed [...]

2005 - Another year, another asinine law

by @ Monday, January 3rd, 2005. Filed under Local Matters, Politics

SAFEClear law angers Houstonians
Yes, Dear Reader, Houstonians are no longer allowed to change their own flat tires.
Once again, Houston’s City Imperial High Council has proven that it has absolutely no concern for the rights of its citizens subjects. Houston’s City Hall Imperial Palace has passed the SAFEClear law that requires all disabled vehicles on [...]

Snow?

by @ Friday, December 24th, 2004. Filed under Local Matters

It’s snowing outside.
That’s right - snow. In Houston, Tx.
Hell has officially frozen over.

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