Tagged: texas

jordan edwards

Jordan Edwards and Police Officers Who Lie With Impunity

  David French recounts the horrible Jordan Edwards story out of Balch Springs, Texas. Based on the available evidence (always an important caveat), it began like countless stories in suburban America.   A mom left town, and her son did what kids tend to do — he threw a party....

Mike straight beastin' on a duck face

Culturebroker Radio Musicast #4: Austin, Houston, Dallas

Austin musicians Andrew Molever and Michael Bridgett choose choose recent songs from artists from three different locations in an attempt to showcase the sounds the world is making. Your town. Your scene. Your music. The Culturebroker Radio Musicast exists to get more artists heard and enjoyed. You’re busy. Let us...

right to vote

Texas Fails But Know There Is No Guaranteed Right To Vote

  A federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday that a strict voter identification law in Texas discriminated against blacks and Hispanics violating the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The law required voters to bring a government-issued photo ID to the polls. Individual voters, civil rights groups and the Department of Justice...

mckinney

What This Guy Napoleon Rambo Did In Mckinney

  McKinney Police Corporal Eric Casebolt announced his resignation from the department Tuesday afternoon. Casebolt was the officer in the YouTube video by Brandon Brooks who wrestled a teenage girl to the ground after she refused to leave the scene and resisted his attempts to restrain her.     What...

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren: The 8th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Martin Van Buren was the true father of Andrew Jackson’s Democratic party, as well as Andrew Jackson’s...