A restaurant in Lubbock, Texas, is defending itself after charges of racism for a sign that uses a derogatory term for black people and depicts a blackface caricature. Click Here to read the full story.
You won’t find the word “bonus” in the financial statements of the state of Texas. But an increasing percentage of the Republican-run state’s 149,000 full-time employees have been deemed worthy of merit payments intended to reward outstanding service. Those payments have more than doubled, from $22 million in 2007 to an annual average of $52 million since 2012, according to records obtained by RealClearInvestigations. Click Here to read the full story.