Tweet Conservatives have been aware for a while that the Texas oil industry is being threatened by a lizard. It’s not being threatened this way: Godzilla Movie Poster Instead, it’s being threatened this way: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Logo It turns out that the sand dune lizard, an innocuous little buff-colored guy, is (a) [...]
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Tweet There’s a new bad guy in town in West Texas. He’s called the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard. He’s actually kind of cute, as lizards go. He’s about three inches long, a nice tan color, and has a vaguely Winston Churchill-esque expression. He seems harmless enough, but he comes packing a huge, powerful weapon: the federal [...]
Tweet For the past two days, I’ve been gathering links that I’ve meant to use in stand-alone posts. That’s clearly not going to happen, though, so let me pass the links onto you, in the hope that you find them as interesting as I did. Here’s something of a public service announcement: if you post [...]
Tweet The 152-year old Governor’s Mansion in Austin, Texas, is just about one of the prettiest Southern, Greek-revival style buildings you’ll ever see. Or should I say, you ever saw (past tense). News is out this morning that a “catastrophic” fire raced through the building, and the photo accompanying this story indicates that there’s nothing [...]