Since 1998 Jim Schutze has been a columnist for the Dallas Observer, writing about local politics and culture. Schutze has been a recipient of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national award for best commentary twice and Lincoln University’s national Unity Award for writing on civil rights and racial issues three times. In 2003 he received the National Association of Black Journalists’ award for commentary. In 2011 Schutze was admitted to the Texas Institute of Letters.
2 days ago | News
If Ben Carson takes over HUD and he's a loon, is that really worse than what we had there before?
3 days ago | City Hall
The more the mayor of Dallas talks about shutting down withdrawals from the police and fie pension fund, the faster the withdrawals will come.
4 days ago | News
According to court documents filed yesterday (copy below), the State Fair of Texas wants to make a legal issue out of the fact that I called them “moneyed gray-hairs and blue-beards from the Park Cities.” In a motion asking that State District Jud...
5 days ago | City Hall
More than a good city manager, Dallas needs a really politician at the helm.
6 days ago | News
People preach white nationalism because they hate this country and want to tear it down.
10 days ago | News
In the wake of the recent election, you may want to think about some formal rules to prevent your family from blowing up at Thanksgiving.