Former U.S. senator Kay Bailey Hutchison sits on a committee tasked with finding the next president of the University of Texas, after Bill Powers submitted his resignation in July amid a scandal over favoritism shown to lawmakers in the admissions process.Read More →
The University of North Carolina has uncovered a massive academic scandal stretching back two decades and involving more than 3,000 students, half of them athletes in the school’s premier sports programs.Read More →
A columnist for the lefty Texas Observer got an op-ed into the U.K.’s favorite lefty rag, The Guardian, Tuesday decrying the state’s voter ID laws with all the rhetorical effect she could muster.Read More →
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org
An Austin man who has confessed to the murder of at least seven Indiana women, according to police, had been arrested and convicted for sexually assaulting a Texas woman in 2008.
However, Darren Vann served just five years in prison after Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg’s office agreed to a plea [...]
My opponent wishes to rape women, but he cannot, because he is crippled.
That’s the gist of Wendy Davis’s argument for why she should be elected governor of Texas over her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott.Read More →
District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, an appointee of President Obama who struck down Texas’ voter ID law Thursday, had plenty of reasons for what she did.Read More →