houston

  1. D

    Houston police chief battles NRA in vicious Twitter feud amid school shooting fallout

    Houston police chief battles NRA in vicious Twitter feud amid school shooting fallout By EVAN MCMURRY ==================================================== Chief Art Acevedo is correct in what he says. He obviously cares more about the safety of school children and citizens, just as...
  2. bajisima

    Houston rep rips Pelosi over impeachment comments

    A Houston Congressman on Monday took exception to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's comments in Dallas opposing impeachment of President Donald Trump. Democratic Rep. Al Green said in a statement that Trump is "the quintessential person that impeachment was designed for," no matter what...
  3. bajisima

    Houston police kill unarmed man walking with his pants down

    A US police officer shot dead an unarmed man walking in traffic with his trousers down, and his family says it looks like "premeditated murder". Police dashcam video shows Danny Ray Thomas, 34, walking towards the officer on a road in Houston, Texas, last Thursday before a gunshot rings out...
  4. D

    Trump and Texas's governor want to deport the workers who will help rebuild Houston

    What A Shame to be trying to get rid of those fine, hard-working folks who have helped rebuild America. They are the very ones who have helped Make America Great Again, let's not forget! Thousands upon thousands of people are now protesting all over the United States Trump's desire to undo...
  5. Djinn

    Rebuilding Houston - The time has come for zoning laws

    While the people of Texas are desperately passing around their cowboy hats looking for aid - and I'm not for a second suggesting that they don't require aid - I think we should talk about their decades-old policy of having no zoning laws, and no efforts to preserve water-absorbing wetlands...
  6. cpicturetaker12

    So it begins! Houston landlords demand rents (& late fees) for uninhabitable property

    I always forget about this shit. Only a week later but then it is the 'beginning of the month'. So residents have to find ANOTHER place to live which will cost money but are being charged rents for the properties that they can't live in. Guess who will win! The lawsuits will start in about 6...
  7. Sundance

    President Trump Serves Meals to Hurricane Victims at Houston Relief Center

    WATCH: President Trump and First Lady Serve Meals to Harvey Victims | Fox News Insider How dare he do this!! Or something like that. :rollseyes:
  8. Isalexi

    God saves people in Houston

    I'm watching the news and hearing these people who have lost everything thanking God for saving them. Where the hell was God when everything was being destroyed?
  9. Isalexi

    God saves people in Houston

    I'm watching the news and hearing these people who have lost everything thanking God for saving them. Where the hell was God when everything was being destroyed?
  10. Sassy

    Did houston flood because of a lack of zoning?

    I like how this article mentions 'floodsplaining' lol. It's now 20 trillion gallons that were dropped. https://marketurbanismreport.com/houston-flood-lack-zoning/ Questions remain, though, about just how much impact such development actually has in worsening floods–and whether added...
  11. cpicturetaker12

    Houston chemical plant unstable small explosions/fires--perimeter evacuated

    Apparently, several police officers and some EMTS went there in wee hours and became somewhat overcome with fumes. All went to the hosp. All released. Bottom line one 'rupture' of one of these tanks with several more expected to 'pop'. Houston Chronicle has written over the years about the...
  12. Sundance

    Meet the woman who said the First Lady was wearing F--k M- pumps to Houston

    Liberal Vanity Fair 'writer' Lyn Yaeger Too bad she's not First Lady, we would be so proud. Instead, we got stuck with a First Lady with the looks, charm, and class of Audrey Hepburn. Bummer us.
  13. knight

    Ann Coulter: God Punishing Houston for Lesbian Mayor ‘More Credible’ Cause of Hurrica

    Ann Coulter: God Punishing Houston for Lesbian Mayor 'More Credible' Cause of Hurricane Than Climate Change What a fucking stupid asshole bitch.
  14. Tedminator

    Why Houston flooded

    Why Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston - Business Insider Developers have failed to follow the federal wetlands mandate. Over the past two decades, over 38,000 acres of wetlands have disappeared in greater Houston, according to a 2015 Houston Chronicle report. Wetlands are areas that act like...
  15. Sassy

    Houston Mayor taking fire

    What in the hell? They showed how the roads are flooded. So, evacuees would have died there. Then a reporter asked him to guarantee more supplies. How in the fart can he do that? He is dependent on flooded roads to ease so that trucks can get through! This morning a supply truck driver...
  16. the watchman

    As Harvey floods Houston, a new Texas weather-insurance law could..

    As Harvey floods Houston, a new Texas weather-insurance law could spell more bad news for its victims Texas is changing how weather-related insurance lawsuits are handled starting Sept. 1, when Tropical Storm Harvey has barely ceased dumping historic levels of rain on Houston and other parts of...
  17. cpicturetaker12

    Kids of Houston were due back to school TODAY.

    You get to a certain age and you forget about 'back to school' days. Just a big fat fucking mess. Now having said that, if and when they get electric back up to plug in phones and some fast shuffling by the Houston school district, they might well be able to get SOME lessons out to a lot of...
  18. Macduff

    'Cajun Navy' is saving lives in Houston amid Harvey's torrential rains

    Volunteer 'Cajun Navy' is saving lives in Houston amid Harvey's torrential rains - ABC News These guys are awesome.
  19. Friday13

    Twitler tweets while Houston drowns

    Like Nero played the lyre while Rome burned, Twitler exercises his thumbs while Houston drowns. Trump brags about storm, tweets about wall, recommends book while Texans beg to be rescued A REAL PRESIDENT responds to the Hurricane Harvey crisis in Texas
  20. cpicturetaker12

    Houston had 2 500 YEAR storms since 2001, 6 100 YEAR storms since 1989

    I'd say they are WAY ABOVE the odds... HURRICANE MATH Houston also had a disastrous “once-in-500-year” flood in 2001 A not-so-rare sight. (Reuters/Rick Wilking) WRITTEN BY Josh Horwitz August 28, 2017 Tropical storm Harvey, which made landfall in Texas on Friday as a hurricane and was...