Tell the story

My time at Barnes and Noble is coming to an end tomorrow. The funny thing is that the people there are split into three categories. There are the managers. They may have started in another field, but they are making a go of it there. They are in it for the long haul and probably […]

Do As We Say Not As We Do

Mitt Romney on Tuesday, commenting on the Justice Department blocking a South Carolina law requiring a photo ID in order to vote: “I find it extraordinary that Eric Holder is, one more time, making a very serious error. The idea that people should not be able to be identified as they vote so that we […]

Merry Christmas

Another eventful year here at The Hurricane is coming to a close and we appreciate all of our faithful readers.  No matter our political and ideological leanings, one thing remains true that we should especially remember during this season…we are all in this together and each have a responsibility to look after the well being […]

Occupy Houston Response To Felony Charges For Civil Disobedience

Occupy Houston and Occupy Austin protestors are facing felony charges for taking part in civil disobedience earlier this month outside the Port of Houston. The felony charges had at first been dismissed by a judge, but have now be reinstated by a Harris County grand jury empanelled by the Harris County District Attorney’s office. There is […]

Navy Tradition Now Extends to Same-Sex Couples: The First Kiss

This time of year, I love to see happy news stories.  Here’s one from the Associated Press, via Huffington Post: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted “first […]

Books About Texas Make Great Holiday Gifts

What books should you consider as holiday gifts for the Texan in your life, or for someone who would like to learn more about Texas? I have some suggestions. As you can see from the picture above, Hamburger Wearing An Astros’ Hat would very much like to learn more about Texas. Hamburger is a member of […]

Occupy Houston Immigrant Rights March On 12/18

Above are details of an Occupy Houston March to be held on Suday 12/18 at 2 PM. Here are more details of the event from Occupy Houston— Immigrants are part of the 99%. Locally and nationally, immigrant communities are facing increasing attacks and human rights violations. On International Migrants Day, December 18th, Occupy Houston will join with […]

Occupy Houston Training Session On 12/18

There is an Occupy Houston training session for field organizing this weekend. Day-by-day Occupy Houston and Occupy efforts across the nation are showing that they will be around for the long haul. Here is the Occupy Wall Street website. Here is Occupy Galveston. Here are details of the Houston training event— OH Mobile Occupation Work Group will be […]