In this summer of D-day nostalgia, we pause to
remember the unsung heroines of World War II: the
pinup girls painted on the noses of B-24’s and other
planes for luck and inspiration. Some of the most
colorful artwork is on permanent display in Midland.
Permission to view it granted.
For automakers in the U.S. and overseas, Texas is the very best market for the pickup truck. And for Texans, the pickup truck is the very best vehicle—if only for what it says about who we are. Or who we’d like to be.
You probably know that Tom DeLay spearheaded the massive—and massively controversial— congressional redistricting effort that tied Texas legislators in knots for one regular and three special sessions. What you probably don’t know is how he did it. Herein lies a tale.
Her mom dissed his dad. He defeated her mom. Now
Cecile Richards is helping lead the charge to send
himthat would be the president of the United
Statesback to Texas. Nothing personal, mind you.
In 1971 I wore hip-huggers and other clothes
appropriate to the times. This did not please the
superintendent of the San Marcos public schools, and his
displeasure did not please my father.
The Vietnam non-issue.
I’ve been collecting vintage Texana
since I was ten years old, and believe me, I’ve got loads.
But it’s time to sell.
Do I, Kinky Friedman, take tequila-loving country singer
Pat Green to be my friend for life? I do.
Growing up in segregated Collin County, I was oblivious
to the impact of Jim Crowuntil I read John Howard
Griffin’s American classic.
The Democratic congressmen targeted by the GOP
redistricting plan think they can survive.
Brandon Hughey didn’t ask to be a celebrity. All the San
Angeloborn soldier wanted was to avoid fighting
what he considered an unjust war. So he fled to
Canadaand now the private’s every move is public.
A candid conversation with the experts.
A few questions about polling.