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Will America Invade Texas? Jade Helm Exercises A Front To Enforce Gay Marriage

Will America Invade Texas? Jade Helm A Front To Enforce Gay Marriage

The American military plans to stage training exercises across several southwestern states during July, but those could be a front for an invasion by federal troops to enforce gay marriage and confiscate firearms. The U.S. military will conduct anti-terrorism war games across Texas, California, Arizona, Mexico, Utah, and Colorado from July to September to train… Read more »

Gay Marriage: Couple Together For 50 Years First To Wed In Dallas, As Landmarks Across The Nation Don Rainbow Flag To Celebrate SCOTUS Ruling [Gallery]

George And Jack

On Friday, in a history-making five-to-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage was legal nationwide. Celebrating the ruling by receiving their marriage license — and officially becoming the first gay couple to marry in Dallas, Texas — were Jack Evans, 85, and George Harris, 82. The couple, who met at a house party… Read more »

Texas Man Gets 45 Years For Shooting 8-Year-Old Boy In The Face

Brian Cloninger Gets 45 Years

Dallas, Texas, native Brian Cloninger tearfully pleaded for mercy on Friday, but the horrific nature of his crime made it all but impossible. No leniency was forthcoming for the 48-year-old who, in 2013, shot an eight-year-old boy directly in the face. Cloninger claimed in court that he did not remember wounding Donald Maiden, Jr., now… Read more »

After A Long Ban, Soda Machines And Deep Fryers Are Back At Texas Schools

Texas schools deep fryer

As part of a plan to combat childhood obesity, Texas schools are once again allowing deep fryers and soda machines, KUT (Austin) is reporting. And if the phrases “combat childhood obesity” and “allowing deep fryers and soda machines” in the same sentence doesn’t make sense to you, you’re not alone. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller… Read more »

Texas Abortion Law Upheld In Federal Appeals Court

abortion

A Texas abortion law was upheld in a federal appeals hearing court on Tuesday. The strict abortion regulations have prompted heated debate both within the state and around the country. The legislation may also mean that only seven abortion clinics will be able to remain open in Texas. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals… Read more »

Shark Photographed On Flooded Houston Highway, Or Was It?

The image originally circulated online in 2011, and it proved to be a hoax in that case as well.

An image circulating on social media has purported to reveal a shark swimming along a flooded highway in Houston, revealing the depth of the devastation endured in Texas. However, upon closer examination, the finned predator turns out to be little more than a carefully crafted illusion. The shark image was posted on Facebook by a… Read more »

Anheuser-Busch Cans Water, Not Beer, To Aid Texas Flood Victims

Anheuser-Busch generally cans water at their Cartersville brewery three times a year.

Anheuser-Busch has begun canning drinking water at its Cartersville, Georgia, brewery in order to aid flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma who lack access to a source of clean water. The production of water at Anheuser-Busch’s brewery began last week but ramped up on Thursday, according to CNN Money, meaning that the first shipment, totaling… Read more »