Category Archives: Chronicles of Texas

Instead of Indicting Planned Parenthood, Texas Grand Jury Indicts Anti-Abortion Activists

Texas Republicans are the Wile E. Coyote of sociopolitical tyranny. Continue reading

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Gov. Abbott is Watching the United States Military: A Rant

There are times when I wish I had the ability to get inside someone’s head. You know, read minds and all that jazz. There are dozens of people I would be interested in knowing what thoughts bounced between their pruned … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Flower Mound High School’s “White Power” Incident

Dale Hansen is a sportscaster for local WFAA News, Dallas-Fort Worth’s ABC affiliate. I have watched this man give me the latest in scores, highlights, and critique when it came to local and national sports for as long as I … Continue reading

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Return to Flower Mound

Last week, a varisty basketball game at Flower Mound high school incited controversy and fervor, as students cheering for the Jaguars let the Plano East varsity basketball team know, apparently, what they thought of their rivals: In the week since … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Flower Mound Jaguars Basketball Team

This hits close to home. I mean, seriously, like eight miles down the road. Despite Texas being a bastion of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, James Naismith’s game also enjoys riveting popularity. Last Friday night, during a basketball game between the Flower Mound … Continue reading

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vs. John Peter Smith Hospital

There is a dead woman at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a dead woman on a ventilator at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a dead woman at John Peter Smith … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Texas: A Tuesday Two-fer

Today’s Chronicles of Texas entry is brought to you by the letter Q. Why? Read on to find out. Today is Tuesday, November 26, 2013 and The Zephyr Lounge proudly brings you not one, but two, tales of interest from … Continue reading

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The Texas Gun Culture in “More Tales of Insane Protest”

Say that title like a voice-over on a 1950’s sci-fi movie. While I admit I fucking hate Texas, I will say this: Texas does give me a lot of things to write about. Over the weekend, more specifically on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are but mere hours away from what appears to be the first government shutdown in seventeen years. Am I surprised? No. I’ve honestly thought this was an inevitability. Why? Because Ted Cruz’s reading of Green Eggs … Continue reading

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I Really Don’t Want My Children Going to School in Texas.

My wife and I frequently talk about education, especially in a compare-and-contrast sense. See, my wife is from California, whereas I’ve lived in Texas my entire life, and over the course of these conversations we’ve been having, I’ve come to … Continue reading

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