Austin's annual nerdfest bacchanal SXSW is here. Gimmicks, swag, and hundreds of thousands of visitors abound downtown. There's no shame in scamming free food and beer, but when you're over the Lone Star and Kind Bars, the fine folk...
Fresh from his becoming the republican nominee for governor in the Lone Star State, Greg Abbott is now the subject of attack by left-wing cable television station MSNBC. The liberal “news network” is following friends of Wendy Davis in going after the pro-life Texas gubernatorial candidate over his physical disability. The Truth Revolt web site […]
Alright, alright, alright. SXSW is once again upon us, and that means a week of non-stop music, Lone Star, breakfast tacos and homeless wi-fi hotspots. The list of artists we want to catch at next week’s festival seems endless, but to continue our list from Wednesday we’ve included a few more artists you should check [...]
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: American Aquarium: Lone Star Sampler album [mp3] bed.: "Bother" [mp3] David Bronson: "Times"...
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to "The Lone Star State" a week from Saturday (March 15, 2014) at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, for its next live pay-per-view (PPV) event, featuring a battle for the promotion's vacant welterweight title, contested between top 170-pound power punchers Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Show More Summary
Two of my favorite things in the world are (1) people being harmless rascals on the Internet, and (2) how super into True Detective everyone is right now, so this is so far inside my wheelhouse that it might as well have a key: A user...Show More Summary
Did the tea party lose big in yesterday's primary elections in Texas? Abby Rapoport says that national media accounts suggesting the resurgence of moderate Republicans in the Lone Star state are off base: From these write-ups, you would never guess the significance of incumbent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst’s poor showing. Show More Summary
There is a familiar lone star on the rise—Bush, George Bush—and his chapter of the oligarchy comes with a new twist.
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • Texas: The Lone Star State held its primaries on Tuesday night—making it the first state to do so this cycle—yielding...Show More Summary
Up and down the ballot, Tea Party conservatives in the Lone Star State had a strong showing in Tuesday’s Republican Primary and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz proved that his support means life or death in the GOP. Not a single Tea Party-favored incumbent being challenged by the Republican establishment lost in Tuesday’s election. Show More Summary
Texas faces a heated race for the governor’s office between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis, after the Lone Star State took to the polls Tuesday in the first political primary elections of 2014. In the first gubernatorial race in more than a decade without an incumbent, state Attorney General Greg Abbott won the Republican nomination. Show More Summary
If he loses a May runoff, Hall would become only the second of 258 incumbent Republican U.S. House members from the Lone Star State to fail to secure their party's nomination since statehood.
(CNN) – The Lone Star state held its primary contests Tuesday, kicking off the 2014 election season with two top Republicans guarding their congressional seats against conservative challengers and gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott ready to square off in November. Texas voters also boosted another Bush’s quest for statewide office. Here are some […]
(CNN) – The midterm election season officially gets underway Tuesday, as Texas holds the first primary contests of 2014. The voting in the Lone Star State comes eight months to the day before Election Day in November. Here are some things to watch: Tea Party vs. Establishment A top House Republican faces a tea party […]
The Lone Ranger star Armie Hammer looks dapper as ever at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party held during the 2014 Oscars at the City of West Hollywood Park on Sunday (March 2) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 27-year-old actor was accompanied by his lovely lady Elizabeth Chambers. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]
Check out highlights of all the action from last night's marquee match-up in "The Lone Star State."
On May 2nd, 1836, 59 Texian settlers signed a declaration of independence from Mexico, creating the Republic of Texas. May 2nd has since been celebrated as the Lone Star State day of independence honoring a spirit of individualism and pride that remains to the day. Few states embody that spirit of independence as singularly (and [...]
For more than 40 years, Texas Right to Life has fought the culture wars in the Lone Star State and become the go-to brand for life issues. Recently, left-leaning Republicans who do not receive their support have begun relying on one-off entities to give them the sheen of respectability on what is a hot-button primary issue. Show More Summary
Answer this: What is your state's favorite beer? If you live in Pennsylvania, you'd say Yuengling. If you live in Texas, you'd say Shiner Bock or Lone Star. In Oregon, you'd say your friend's beer. This is why we called our write-upShow More Summary
A Texas law barring same-sex marriage has been struck down and ruled unconstitutional. But Judge Orlando Garcia's decision (attached below) doesn't mean gay marriages can be held in the Lone Star State. In the latest ruling in the national fight for gay marriage, Judge Garcia placed a stay on the......