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  • ALCS Game 5: Red Sox headed to World Series thanks to unlikely hero David Price

    10/18/2018 8:58:18 PM PDT · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 42 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | October 18, 2018 | Jeff Passan
    HOUSTON – David Price picked the perfect time to book his first career playoff win as a starting pitcher. It sent the Boston Red Sox to the World Series. Arguably the worst postseason starter in baseball history, Price shut out a flat Houston Astros team for six innings Thursday night en route to a 4-1 victory in a pennant-clinching Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. The Red Sox, who won a franchise-record 108 games during the regular season, will host the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-Milwaukee Brewers National League Championship Series in Game 1 of the World...
  • “Demon Possessed” Guy Tears Up Ted Cruz Signs

    10/19/2018 6:25:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | Oct 19, 18 | “Christian”
    Just heard this on the radio. A man nonchalantly removes Ted Cruz signs while being filmed by the owner, who also happens to be a gun owner. The perp then comes toward the owner with a voice like that of Gollum, from Lord of the Rings.
  • Donald Trump rally scheduled for NRG Arena has been moved to the Toyota Center (Houston)

    10/19/2018 3:30:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | October 18, 2018 | Craig Hlavaty
    Originally scheduled to be held at the NRG Arena on the NRG Park grounds, President Donald J. Trump's planned Oct. 22 rally for Senator Ted Cruz has been moved to the larger Toyota Center in downtown Houston. Trump had taken some heat from critics for previously promising that the event would be held at the "biggest stadium in Texas we can find" and instead settled for a smallish arena with a capacity of 8,000. The Toyota Center, first opened in October 2003, has a listed capacity of up to 19,000 for concerts and 18,300 for basketball. One of President Trump's...
  • Trump moves Cruz rally to larger venue after 'unprecedented' demand for tickets

    10/18/2018 1:10:41 PM PDT · by DFG · 89 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/18/2018 | Caitlin Yilek
    President Trump’s campaign has moved next week’s rally with Sen. Ted Cruz to a bigger venue in Texas after citing an “unprecedented” demand for tickets. Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted the venue change Thursday, saying the response for tickets to Monday’s rally in Houston has been "HUGE and unprecedented." The campaign rally will now be held at the Toyota Center, which can seat up to 19,000 people for concerts. The previous venue, NRG Arena, holds about 8,000 people. Trump announced last month he would hold a “major rally” with Cruz at “the biggest stadium in Texas we can...
  • Donald Trump to campaign for Ted Cruz in Houston on Oct. 22

    10/17/2018 11:01:04 AM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Oct. 17, 2018 | Patrick Svitek
    President Donald Trump is headed to Texas on Oct. 22 to hold a rally at NRG Arena in Houston. Trump had promised to visit the state before Election Day to campaign with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in his re-election bid. Trump's campaign announced Monday evening that the rally will take place at the NRG Arena. The date marks the first day of early voting for the November election, in which Cruz faces a strong challenge from U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso.
  • Donald Trump Announces Houston Rally with Ted Cruz in Texas

    10/16/2018 6:43:00 AM PDT · by davikkm · 47 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump will rally supporters in Houston, Texas, next Monday, according to a statement from his campaign. The event is scheduled to be held at NRG Arena, a location that can seat 8,000 people. “The President looks forward to celebrating the booming Trump economy that’s delivering new jobs and bigger paychecks to the hardworking men and women across the Lone Star State,” the Chief Operating Officer for the Trump campaign said in a statement to reporters. Trump promised to campaign in Texas to help Sen. Ted Cruz’s re-election campaign after the well-funded Beto O’Rourke sparked hopes from Democrats looking...
  • Houston mom chases down man filming her in dressing room

    10/13/2018 6:56:07 AM PDT · by bgill · 30 replies
    kxan ^ | Oct. 12, 2018 | NBC news
    A Houston, Texas woman chased a man out of a department store after she said the man took pictures of her while she was changing in an Academy Sports dressing room. "I have a very clear picture of his face, very clear," Holly Armstrong says. Armstrong says the man who violated her privacy is ingrained in her mind, but she wanted to make sure it was also captured on video. "There was a moment when I followed him out of the dressing room where I said, 'No, there has been too many times where people get to walk away from...
  • Soyuz Booster Malfunction

    10/11/2018 2:01:07 AM PDT · by cabojoe · 21 replies
    The problem occurred as the booster stages of the Soyuz rocket separated. Mission control in Houston confirms that the crew will be attempting a ballistic reentry. A sharp descent that will hopefully allow them to land downrange.
  • America’s First ‘Robot Sex Brothel’ Is Bad News for Our Culture

    10/03/2018 3:56:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 141 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 28, 2018 | Monica Burke
    Sex robots are coming to America, and Houston is the first battleground.The first “robot sex brothel” in America is set to open in Houston, Texas, this November. The mayor is currently investigating how to restrict or regulate it.The owner plans to expand to 10 locations in the U.S. by 2020.This disturbing development is sure to have a negative impact on society.The brand of brothels, KinkSdollS, is owned by Yuval Gavriel. The first location opened in Tokyo in 2017. Clients can test the merchandise and pay by the half-hour to be alone with a doll.Concerned citizens in Houston are right to...
  • Hazmat Team Sent to Cruz Campaign Office in Houston

    10/02/2018 11:27:12 AM PDT · by DFG · 15 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/02/2018 | Haley Byrd
    A hazardous materials response team was dispatched to Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign office in Houston on Tuesday morning to investigate a mailed envelope that contained a white powdery substance, the campaign confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD. Multiple fire trucks and at least one hazmat truck were spotted on the scene after the letter was opened by campaign staff and reported to authorities. At time of publishing, it was unclear whether the substance was found to be toxic or not. Update, October 2, 2018, 1:08 p.m.: Houston Fire wrote on Twitter that two people had been taken to the hospital...
  • Calls mount for regulation of sex robots

    09/17/2018 6:59:20 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 77 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sept. 17, 2018
    A short drive north of Toronto, $60 buys a half hour alone with a life-sized doll that’s "warm and ready to play.” Customers take rented sex robots to a private room in a warehouse, near an emissions testing center, before returning them for cleaning. The owner of KinkySdollS told the Washington Examiner he will open a second location in Houston this month, with a goal of 10 U.S. locations by 2020. How? Because there's no regulation. "The States is a bigger market, and a healthier market, and God bless Trump," said owner Yuval Gavriel.
  • Unable to Vote, Dreamers Take Immigration Issues to People Who Can

    09/14/2018 5:09:36 PM PDT · by ro_dreaming · 15 replies
    Houston Public Media ^ | 13 September, 2018 | ELIZABETH TROVALL
    When people go to vote in midterm elections this November, they may be thinking about any number of serious issues. In Texas, polling data suggest both immigration and border security are priorities for voters. One group of Houston’s most motivated activists are hoping voters care enough to show up to the polls in support of immigrant issues. Their future in this country could depend on it. Whether it’s knocking on doors, making calls or registering voters on campus, Houston youth are taking action. “Across the country, and here in Houston, we have not seen youth involvement at this level since...
  • Houston Chronicle announces probe into work of ex-reporter (Non-existent Sources)

    09/10/2018 4:57:25 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/10/18 | Brett Samuels
    The Houston Chronicle on Monday announced an investigation into the work of one of its former reporters after editors said they became aware in discrepancies over the accuracy of his work. The newspaper's executive editor, Nancy Barnes, wrote that another Houston Chronicle journalist raised questions about whether Austin, Texas, reporter Mike Ward made up quotes from non-existent people in one of his stories. "We ask that you trust us that we've done everything we can to ensure what we've told you is fair and accurate," Barnes said in her post. "For that reason, I want to be completely transparent with...
  • Ex-Muslim Customers Kicked Out of Houston Starbucks for Wearing Ex-Muslim T-Shirts

    09/05/2018 5:52:32 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 55 replies
    PJMedia ^ | Tyler O'Neil
    Former Muslims with Ex-Muslims of North America (EXMNA) were kicked out of a Starbucks connected to a Hilton hotel in Houston, Texas, on Saturday. Video shows Lina, an ex-Muslim Syrian woman, physically barred from re-entering the Starbucks after she had bought an iced coffee and was expelled from the establishment for wearing a t-shirt. In the video, a Hilton manager came out to prevent Lina from re-entering the Starbucks. At first, he suggested that if the EXMNA volunteer merely removed her t-shirt, she would be admitted. Later, however, he refused to allow her companion to enter the premises, even though...
  • Houston protesters clash outside Islamic convention (heavily armed Black Panthers show up)

    09/03/2018 3:42:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Chron ^ | 9/02/18 | Kristi Nix
    **SNIP** Doc Greene, a local radio talk-show personality, helped organize the protest that drew roughly two dozen members from the Texas Patriot Network and white supremacist groups. “We’re clearly outnumbered,” he said. “But we’re never outpowered.” Across the police barriers, a group of roughly 80 counterprotesters held signs and chanted phrases, including “Nazis, go home.” Counterprotesters included members of the Houston Socialist Movement, International Socialist Organization, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Refuse Fascism, Socialist Alternative, Young Communist League, Huey P. Newton Gun Club and New Black Panther Party.
  • JJ Watt raises record $41.6 million for Hurricane Harvey recovery effort

    08/27/2018 3:05:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/27/18 | Emily Birnbaum
    The foundation of Houston Texans star JJ Watt on Monday said it has raised $41.6 million for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, making its crowd-sourced fundraiser the largest in history. Watt in a statement said the millions of dollars have been used to fix and rebuild more than 600 homes and 420 childhood centers in the Houston area. The funds have also been used to distribute more than 26,000 meals and provide health care to more than 6,500 people. It has been one year since the category 4 hurricane made landfall at Houston, inflicting $125 billion in damage. Watt said on...
  • Cop Begs Nearby Security Guard For Help, She Ignores Him And Records Arrest Instead

    08/26/2018 3:48:09 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 77 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/24/2018
    A Houston police officer asked a woman in a security guard uniform to help him arrest an unruly suspect in a gas station, but the woman chose to record the arrest on her phone rather than help the police officer. The officer was attempting to arrest 17-year-old Davon Shavelle Miller, whom he pulled over because he was allegedly driving a car connected to an aggravated robbery and shooting, according to the Houston Police Department. Miller got out of the car and tried to flee the scene before the officer chased him down and tackled him. “Stop grabbing my cuffs,” the...
  • Man Uses Marathon Experience to Chase Down Car Snatchers

    08/25/2018 8:04:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Runner's World ^ | August 25, 2018 | McGee Nall
    Does every runner fantasize about using their endurance and speed to chase after bad guys and save the day? We’re not sure, but 36-year-old marathoner Morgan Scoville put that skill to good use on Wednesday when he witnessed two men run a couple off the road with their stolen vehicle and then try to run away. Scoville is the interim head of school for The Fay School in Houston, Texas, and the school took the day off for a day of observance in respect for the Muslim holiday, Eid al-Adha, which fell on the calendar earlier in the week. With...
  • Jordanian patriarch facing death in Houston ‘honor killings’ praised 9/11 attacks

    08/01/2018 5:44:07 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Published 6:26 pm CDT, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Brian Rogers
    A Jordanian immigrant facing the death penalty in Houston praised Osama bin Laden for the terror attacks on New York City on September 11, 2001, and said the violence was deserved, his daughter testified Tuesday. Nesreen Irsan, 30, told jurors that her fervently Muslim father, 60-year-old Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, was living in Conroe when the infamous attacks occurred and was happy that Americans had died. He also told his 12 children they should become suicide bombers if asked. “He said it’s what America deserves,” the daughter said as she testified against the father who has been convicted of killing her...
  • ‘I warned him’: Woman, 68, shoots man [wanking] on bike who then chased her to her doorstep

    08/08/2018 9:28:42 AM PDT · by NRx · 48 replies
    WaPo ^ | 08-08-2018 | Meagan Flynn
    The sign on her door reportedly said, “Save the drama for your mama.” But when that message didn’t appear to get across to the man masturbating on her doorstep, the 68-year-old Houston woman warned that she would have to get her pistol. The woman, identified only as “Granny Jean” in local news, was taking out her trash about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday when the man riding his bicycle while masturbating approached her, according to Houston Police Lt. Larry Crowson. “She was alarmed by this,” Crowson told reporters at the scene, and the woman started back toward her house. The man followed...