Earlier this week, Texas Gov. Rick Perry went on the airwaves, warning California that he was coming to poach our businesses. Now the governor/failed presidential candidate might not know a lot of things, like what the voting age is, but he sure as hell knows that it's going to take a lot more tha ... More >>
Earlier today, Californians were struck by a new radio ad Texas Gov. Rick Perry put out, asking our state businesses to pick up and relocate to the Lone Star state. The governor/failed presidential candidate bragged about Texas' low taxes and easy regulations would make businesses life so much easie ... More >>
Californians would have loved 2002 Mitt Romney. That guy was the bleeding heart who pushed universal health care in his state; the conservationist who would attack a coal plant by saying "I will not create jobs that kill people!"; a man who signed a Planned Parenthood candidate questionnaire affirmi ... More >>
The Jelly Belly factory is a beacon of thriving American manufacturing -- it is also a fine choice for wholesome family outings.And considering how much former President Ronald Reagan loved jelly beans, it also seems like the perfect location for a conservative darling's presidential ca ... More >>
There's nothing we enjoy more than a good gaffe from high-profile politicians. But the foot-in-the-mouth moment Vice President Joe Biden had yesterday in San Francisco was so unfortunate it made Rick Perry's brain farts a little more forgivable. Yesterday, San Francisco welcomed Biden with open a ... More >>
Last summer, SF punk rocker, notorious political rabble-rouser, and former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra was booked to perform in Israel, along with his band, the Guantanamo School of Medicine, in support of their new Enhanced Methods of Questioning EP. But their plans raised quite a controver ... More >>
A typical last meal in Texas. Now with less chicken!Texas and California don't have a lot in common politically, except for incarceration. Both states love to put people in prison, so much so that we're going to have to let a bunch of ours out soon. Texas has a different means of slightly re ... More >>
Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.
Wade GrubbsL-R: Jeff "Little Jewford" Shelby, Kinky Friedman, and Washington RatsoKinky FriedmanCarletta Sue Kay July 30, 2010, @Great American Music Hall Better than: Nobody. Friedman is a Jewish Renaissance dude: a singer-songwriter, writer of comedic crime novels, independent po ... More >>
An epic child-custody case, pitting California against Texas, takes another twist when an appeals court labels the proceedings "nonsense"
Prosecutors, judges, governors, a sex offender, and a woman with a penchant for poor judgement entangle California and Texas in an epic child custody war with two sure losers -- aged 7 and 9.