the state of texas

Protesters fill Texas Capitol to fight SB4, the state’s new anti-sanctuary cities law

  • On Monday, the Texas House was briefly overtaken by hundreds of people protesting the state’s new anti-sanctuary cities law, known as SB4, the Associated Press reported.
  • The new law, which was signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 7, will require both local police chiefs and sheriffs to comply with federal requests to hold criminal suspects for possible deportation. If they do not comply, they could lose their jobs or end up in jail themselves.
  • To oppose the bill, hundreds of demonstrators showed up in red shirts with the words “fight back” emblazoned on the front.
  • The noise prompted House leadership to stop its session, the last one before its recess. Read More (5/29/17 5:50 PM)
THINGS THAT I AM PERSONALLY CONCERNED BY
  • texas continuing to make texas shaped items
  • even objects that have no reason to be texas shaped
  • even objects that are actively less useful when texas shaped
  • stores specifically for selling texas shaped things and related texas merchandise
  • the fact that all of the above is marketed to texas dwellers, not even tourists like most state/province related merchandise
ID #33567

Name: Marina
Age: 21
Country: United States, Texas

I’m a college student who’s really into writing letters. I like sending letters to my friends, but they think it’s too tedious when there’s all this good instant gratification technology out there. However, I like the sentiment of a nice handwritten letter. I feel like I’m too old compared to the other people who are listed on here, but I think I’ll always be 18 in spirit. I’m looking for someone to share long letters filled with stories, personal adventures, hopes, dreams, and even gossip. I’m a writer for a number of online magazines and I love poetry, politics, and makeup.

Preferences: Anyone who’s open and kind. Preferably in my age group, but I’m down for whatever.

anonymous asked:

It's national burger day today and I can just see Lewin grinning like an idiot and celebrating like it's the best holiday ever

Lewin was an atheist for a long time, that is until he discovered this holiday. Ever since then he’s took burgers as his religion and Fletcher Davis, supposed creator of the burger, as his God. Although theres been many claims to the burgers first originator, the most common being Louis Lassen, however Lewin believes it to be Fletcher simply because he is also from Texas, and he’s supporting his own home state. Angel and some other exorcists have insisted that this is not a proper religion and that he should follow the knights of the true cross’ preferred religion. Lewin takes no notice of this and celebrates this holy day by eating as many burgers as he can, in every city he is able to get to using his exorcist key. 


(idk when this was left in my inbox so like it’s probably not national burger day anymore, sorry???)

In Washington State killing Bigfoot is a felony but in Texas Bigfoot is considered an invasive species and can be hunted at will.

This sounds like one of those cutesy funny cryptid posts but that is actually the legal status of Bigfoot in those two states, you can look it up.

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Media Silent as Company Behind Dakota Pipeline Steals More Land in Texas for a Different Project

But of course the media is silent and the government has probably put a media black ban on the story which would incite a mass public protest if the truth came out. And again money over rules rights and they steal our property ruin natural resources after getting away with what they are doing in North Dakota. Fuck America and all the corporations in the world!

ID #27199

Name: Kirsten
Age: 20
Country: United States

I’m a sociology major from Texas, so it’s safe to say that I love people! I love all things nerd, Taurus, INFJ, Slytherin.

Just looking for some people to talk to from wherever, via Internet or snailmail. I’m starting some advanced coursework next semester and I realized I didn’t know anyone from anywhere but my home/college town, so I’m looking to change that! I look forward to speaking with you all!

Preferences: College students would definitely relate to me and my issues more, but anyone 18+ would be fine with me :)