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The Minutemen Are Coming

May 12, 2005 - Residents of South Texas, watch out - the civilian border patrol denounced by President Bush as "vigilantes" has plans to start patrolling the Texas border with Mexico in October.

...But They'll Be Back

May 11, 2005 - In what is becoming a theme for the day, Florida business interests tried to push a package of tort "reform" measures through the state legislature, but only got a fraction of what they wanted this session.

Privileges

May 11, 2005 - The Tennessean reports that all Tennessee state senators, no matter how long they serve or whether they were elected or appointed, get a major, lifelong discount on the state employees' health insurance plan.

How the Right Hijacked the "Day of Prayer"

May 10, 2005 - The Texas Freedom Network has released a new report which offers a useful glimpse into the original intent -- and right-wing's hijacking -- of the National Day of Prayer, which happened on May 5: