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Texas Standard: August 23, 2018

Treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors: how does hush money fit in to the formula for impeachment? We’ll take a look. Also, fears of an upswing of violence on the border. We’ll hear what’s happening and why. And since 2016, law enforcement officials and social media companies have taken steps to curtail fake…

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Texas Standard: June 16, 2017

Amazon’s virtual retail revolution just got a whole lot more real: a 14 Billion dollar purchase of Texas based Whole Foods, we’ll have the latest. Also is there anything more American than baseball? As congress explores bipartisan huddles, its an inter-party rivalry causing sparks. The latest move: the governor’s veto of scores of just passed…

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Texas Standard: August 28, 2016

A billion dollars for the border? A request from Texas law enforcement raises eyebrows and more than a few questions. Plus could it be Nullification nation? More than two months away from the election, a Texas elector says no Trump, no way…raising the prospect of an electoral college uprising against the popular vote. We’ll explore….

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Texas Standard: December 10, 2015

It’s December 2015. Or is it August 2014? The feds warn Texas counties to prepare for a potential humanitarian crisis. Plus are South Texas detention centers the equivalent of WW2 internment camps? Should they be regulated as day care centers? The debate takes on new urgency. Also gun rights protesters plan a mock campus shooting…a…

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Drones

It’s seems like at least weekly these days that we hear about a new way someone is using drones. That was the inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem by David Fruchter.

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