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University of Houston-Clear Lake Hosts ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 8:00am 11/19/2018 at 8:00am

It’s fun to imagine how ‘toxic feminism’ events would be received on college campuses.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas university: ‘Toxic masculinity’ ‘plagues’ society

The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosted a “toxic masculinity” event on Wednesday.

The event, titled, “MASC: A Hidden Identity” featured a screening of the documentary, “The...

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Defeated Harris County Judge Chooses to Release Juvenile Defendants After Election

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-judge-release-juvenile-defendants-after-losing-election
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:03am 11/8/2018 at 10:03am
https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-judge-release-juvenile-defendants-after-losing-election

Harris County Juvenile Judge Glenn Devlin lost his re-election bid on Tuesday. For this reason, he has chosen to release the majority of juvenile defendants who appear before him. From Fox News:

“He was releasing everybody,” said public defender Steven Halpert, who watched the string of surprising releases. “Apparently he was saying...

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Two People in Hospital After Exposure to Powdery Substance at Ted Cruz’s Houston Campaign Office

https://youtu.be/DNdZQQ40S30
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 1:36pm 10/2/2018 at 1:36pm
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Two people remain in the hospital after exposure to a powdery substance at Sen. Ted Cruz’s Houston campaign office.

From The Weekly Standard:

A hazardous materials response team was dispatched to Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign office in Houston on Tuesday morning to investigate a mailed envelope that contained a white powdery substance,...

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Sad Little Protest Held Outside of Houston Restaurant Where Jeff Sessions Ate Last Week

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:56pm 8/13/2018 at 9:56pm

GAWD.

To use millennial speak — I seriously can’t even with this.

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Houston Restaurant Forced to Shut Down Social Media Accounts After Posting Picture With AG Session

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/El-Tiempo-Cantina-shuts-down-social-media-13149255.php#photo-16001020
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:00am 8/13/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/El-Tiempo-Cantina-shuts-down-social-media-13149255.php#photo-16001020

One of Houston’s most loved Tex-Mex restaurants, El Tiempo, (they have great margaritas, btw) was harassed into shutting down all of their social media accounts Saturday afternoon after sharing a picture of the restaurant’s owner, Roland Laurenzo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Houston Mayor Pushes Back Against Plans for Immigrant Child Detention Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPq42OZ3Bpg
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:57pm 6/19/2018 at 7:57pm
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Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner held a press conference with local community leaders Monday to push back against plans to use a former warehouse located just outside of downtown Houston as an immigrant child holding facility.

Turner, “said he is in no rush to issue city permits at the site, and called on...

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Houston Community Organizes to Recall Councilwoman Who Yelled at Trump Shirt Wearing Teenage Girl

https://www.click2houston.com/news/west-u-councilwoman-accused-of-yelling-obscenities-over-teen-wearing-trump-shirt
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/16/2018 at 3:00pm
https://www.click2houston.com/news/west-u-councilwoman-accused-of-yelling-obscenities-over-teen-wearing-trump-shirt

Kellye Burke made national headlines a few weeks ago, but probably not in the way she hoped.

Burke serves as a city councilor for West University Place, a small, wealthy, municipality inside the Houston city limits.
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NFL star Michael Bennett Indicted on Felony Charge of Injury of the Elderly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:00am 3/27/2018 at 11:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rJsBY_67RM

A Harris County grand jury indicted Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett on a federal charge of injury of the elderly at the 2017 Super Bowl that took place at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Bennett allegedly forced his way through security to get on the field to celebrate with his brother and the...

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Trump Will Divide $1 Million Between 12 Charities for Harvey Relief

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/7/2017 at 2:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU8tmdci2AA

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have decided to take $1 million of their own money and split it between 12 charities that have been helping with Hurricane Harvey relief.

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Israel Sends Aid to Hurricane-Battered Houston

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVYE01Dhl_M
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 4, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/4/2017 at 5:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVYE01Dhl_M

Though Israel is a small country, when disaster strikes it is among the first countries and most involved in rescue and recovery efforts. (I blogged about this nearly four years ago. The IDF published an updated article on Israel’s aid in emergency situations last month.)

While Israeli volunteers often go to places...

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