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Sheriff Tases Student Trying to Break Up Fight, Puts Him in Coma
I'm sick to death of hearing and reading stories like this.  They seem to be almost daily anymore.
While many wring hands and gnash teeth about gang violence, crime, etc., I submit that you are just as likely or more so to be injured, maimed or killed by an overzealous authority figure...
Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Mass Injuries Reported
An explosion in West, TX, just outside of Waco, spread fires across multiple buildings and injured an unknown number of people earlier tonight.
The explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Plant shortly before 8 PM CT.
A large number of people have been reported injured, though the number of those ki…
Texas Rangers, Houston Astros Draft Paralyzed Players [VIDEO]
It may only be the second week of June, but the pennant race in both leagues for classiest move by a major league team is over.
Earlier this week, the Texas Rangers drafted a paralyzed player in this year’s Major League Baseball draft, while their cross-state rivals Houston Astros did…
George W. Bush Dodges Foul Ball At Texas Ranger Game [VIDEO]
One of the most surreal moments of George W. Bush's presidency happened when a Iraqi reporter threw a shoe at him during a press conference.
Love him or hate him, we can all agree that Bush showed excellent reflexes when he dodged the shoe, which was headed straight for his face.
Those reflexes got an…