Daily Archives: September 11, 2016

Weekend link dump for September 11

What kids wish their teachers knew about them. “We hear too much about what’s wrong with baseball. We need to hear more about what’s awesome about baseball.” Crime is a big problem at WalMart. “The Beach Boys’ Southern California sound … Continue reading

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Wanted: Poll workers

Multi-language ability a plus. Presiding election judges hire their Election Day staff, working largely from a list compiled from online applications. Hector de Leon is with the Harris County Clerk’s office. “We’re going to have approximately 5,845 people working on … Continue reading

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You are still free to discriminate against LGBT people

Just a reminder. Campus Pride usually highlights the best colleges for LGBT youth, as expensive as they may be. But for the first time today, the advocacy group is calling out the worst campuses for queer students. “Most people are shocked when they learn … Continue reading

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Endorsement watch: A Libertarian moment

The Chron thinks outside the box in endorsing for the Railroad Commission. Our editorial board interviews scores of candidates for political office every election year, but seldom do we find ourselves wholeheartedly endorsing a nominee from the Libertarian Party. Then … Continue reading

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