Stories by Rachel Farris

Native Austinite and Democratic activist, Rachel Farris writes, a popular progressive blog that covers everything from Texas congressional races, to human interest stories, to places with rockin' piano bars. Follow Rachel Farris on Twitter: @MeanRachel subscribe to Rachel Farris's feed

Posted on: Sep 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In a summer of record drought and heat, did climate-change-denier Rick Perry's budget imperil public safety with millions in cuts to volunteer fire department coffers?

Posted on: Aug 19, 2011, Source:

Coming of age as a woman in Rick Perry's Texas is sort of like living in the wild, wild west, like an Annie Ovary of women's health, dodging old men wielding vaginal probes.