Tampons, Texas and Tears – Sister Supplies

The meme about the Texas State Legislature banning state resident from bringing tampons or pads into the General Assembly buildings during a heated debate on abortion really got me thinking. On its face, this is patently absurd – have you ever tried to throw a tampon at anyone? Or a pad? Even drenched in water, […]

Let’s Tax Fireworks to fund Veterans Programs in Pennsylvania

Texas has a “special tax” on fireworks to fund rural fire departments. I think that makes sense – there’s a clear connection between stupid people who intentionally set things afire and rural fire department resources. I propose a similar tax – 2% – on the sale of fireworks in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to fund […]

Vigil Sunday Evening for Mollie and Mary Kristene – Victims of Hate Crime in Texas

Please join the GLCC and other groups organizing a vigil for the two young women assaulted and left for dead in a South Texas park. One of the women, Mollie Olgi 19, did not survive. Kristene Chapa, 18, survived but is in serious condition. Vigils have been organized across the nation to commemorate all women […]

Teen Lesbian Couple Shot in Head, Left for Dead in South Texas Park

A very tragic and disturbing story breaks tonight from South Texas. From Raw Story: Visitors to a public park in Portland, Texas were terrified on Saturday to find two teenage girls who had been shot in the head, according to MSNBC. Nineteen-year-old Mollie Judith Olgin was found dead on the scene and 18-year-old Mary Christine Chapa […]