Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

TexasTowelie

TexasTowelie's Journal
TexasTowelie's Journal
December 1, 2023

Democrat Destroys Fox News Host On Fox News - Rebel HQ



Fox News’ Jessica Tarlov has clearly had enough with Jeanine Pirro after several interruptions on Fox News' The Five. David Shuster breaks it down on Rebel HQ.
December 1, 2023

Iran and Tajikistan: Frenemies No More - Eastern Express - TVP World



In this episode of Eastern Express, we delve into the intricate world of international diplomacy, focusing on the sudden shift in Tajikistan’s relationship with Iran. From years of antagonism to the signing of 19 cooperation agreements, we explore how these nations went from foes to friends overnight. We also examine Saudi Arabia's influence, lingering promises, and the ever-changing dynamics of political alliances.

December 1, 2023

Germany seeks to become less attractive to asylum seekers - FRANCE 24



In Germany, the federal government and regions have agreed on a series of measures to make the country less attractive to asylum seekers. Their numbers have jumped by 77% since the beginning of the year. Now financial aid will be cut back and not provided in cash – foreigners housed will now have to use a bank card. FRANCE 24’s team on the ground reports.
December 1, 2023

Family Values? FL GOP Chair Accused Of Sexual Assault, Threesome - Rebel HQ



Christian Ziegler, the chairman of the GOP of Florida is under investigation for allegations of sexual battery. David Shuster breaks it down on Rebel HQ.
December 1, 2023

Santosization - The Lincoln Project



san•tos•ize (v) a compulsive urge to lie about matters big and small, regardless of situation, with a strong propensity for botched Botox and ill fitting chinos.

December 1, 2023

Trump Gets the Nightmare News He's Been Dreading! - Luke Beasley



ABC News just revealed information that will likely doom Trump in his classified documents case.

December 1, 2023

Texas grid faces winter after failed attempt to get more power online

After saying there was an “unacceptable” risk of a power grid emergency during a strong winter storm, the Texas grid operator's plan to prepare the state better for extreme winter weather failed to take off this fall.

In early October, officials at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which oversees the state’s main power grid, announced that they wanted more power plants available to run this winter. They explained that demand for electricity had grown overall, and past extreme winter storms showed how high demand could spike during frigid temperatures.

ERCOT’s plan to entice companies to make more power available involved asking if they were willing to bring some shuttered gas- and coal-fired power plants back online — and, if so, what it would cost ERCOT.

As it happened, not a single company thought reviving an old power plant made sense, and the Nov. 6 deadline passed without a single proposal to revive a power source for the winter.

Read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2023/12/01/texas-power-grid-ERCOT-winter-2023/

December 1, 2023

Trump attorneys facing Fulton Co. judge for first time - CNN



Former President Donald Trump’s attorneys in the Georgia election subversion case are defending their client in a Fulton County courtroom for the first time as they try to have the charges thrown out on First Amendment grounds.

Profile Information

Gender: Male
Hometown: South Texas. most of my life I lived in Austin and Dallas
Home country: United States
Current location: Bryan, Texas
Member since: Sun Aug 14, 2011, 02:57 AM
Number of posts: 110,225

About TexasTowelie

Retired/disabled middle-aged white guy who believes in justice and equality for all. Math and computer analyst with additional 21st century jack-of-all-trades skills. I'm a stud, not a dud!

Journal Entries

Latest Discussions»TexasTowelie's Journal