3 days ago | News
Yesterday firefighters found a body believed to be Edgar Castro, missing since his kayak flipped on the Trinity River in Fort Worth four days ago. A day earlier while searching for him, Castro’s family found another body in the river, still u...
3 days ago | Development
Every Supreme Court decision is a “landmark decision” until it gets rewritten by a new Supreme Court,. But the recent decision in favor of a Dallas-based fair-housing advocacy organization has the scent of staying power. After all, it was based on...
4 days ago | Media
David Brooks has an essay in The New York Times this week called “The Next Culture War” in which he quotes former Dallas Morning News editorial writer Rod Dreher as saying that, in the wake of the Supreme Court gay marriage decision, now is t...
4 days ago | Politics
Listen. We could sit here and go on and on all day long about Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his basically insane exhortation to county clerks not to issue marriage license applications to gay people. But somehow talking too much about peop...
5 days ago | Environment
You know what this unusual season of heavy rain and flooding is really? It’s Mother Nature giving us a big wake-up call. She's telling us we need to go all the way back to zero. We need to rethink everything we thought we knew about flood control,...
8 days ago | Housing
Veteran Dallas fair housing advocates Mike Daniel, Betsy Julian and Laura Beshara won a huge victory at the U.S Supreme Court yesterday; civil rights lawyers all over America heaved a sigh of relief; and Dallas housing policies suffered yet anothe...