12 hours ago | Education
Donald Trump has a point. When he asks black voters what the hell they have to lose, he misses nuances and conflates things that shouldn’t be conflated. But he has a point. And we are the living proof of his point here in Dallas. Last week the thr...
2 days ago | City Hall
Do you know what a carbuncle is? It’s something awful, swollen, painful and pus-filled under the skin. Oh, sorry. But I think of the fake kayak rapids that the city built five years ago in the Trinity River – closed for use the same week it opened...
3 days ago | News
We talk here about things that go wrong, do we not? Bad things, frustrating things, things gone haywire. So if something looks as if it might be headed in a right direction for a change, we could mention it just for grins, right? OK, this is somet...
6 days ago | City Hall
Wildebeest-gate. Please let me say that to my knowledge the Dallas Police Association (DPA), the main police union, is not responsible for the placement of a photo of a dead wildebeest on the mayor’s desk to intimidate him in labor talks like the ...
7 days ago | News
Barely one month after the murders of five police officers in the streets of Dallas, the police and fire unions are using those deaths in a ham-fisted attempt to intimidate the City Council on pay issues. Mayor Mike Rawlings blasted the groups at ...
8 days ago | City Hall
When you think you’ve got a done deal at Dallas City Hall, that’s when you need to check to see if you’ve still got your wallet. No, that’s when you need to check to see if you’ve still got your pants. Oh, sure, I told you here a week ago...