What does it mean that Republicans and independents joined Democrats yesterday to shut down Texas Senator Ted Cruz's anti-gun reform filibuster? It means Cruz lost a lot more than his filibuster.
At a certain point -- Cruz's point -- the gun reform debate ceases to be about guns and becomes instea ... More >>
Merle Haggard, Kris KristoffersonBass Hall, Fort WorthFebruary 17, 2010Better Than: Watching classic country performances on YouTube and thinking to yourself "damn, I wish I'd seen so-and-so before he died."Patrick MichelsJust a couple legends sharing a stage. No big deal. For a slideshow of shots f ... More >>
Patrick Michels‚ÄčThere were some punishing stretches over the three months past, where latkes from a box or a Snickers bar purchased from some convenience store were standout dishes.Plenty of suffering to go around: popcorn shrimp, candy corn, cranberry sauce from a can...At least I was favored by ... More >>
NBCHutchison and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) during the introductions. Could Kay look any more uncomfortable if she tried?Kay Bailey Hutchison's appearance Sunday on Meet the Press could have been an opportunity to show potential voters why she kept her gig in Washington instead of resign ... More >>
There are other warnings they should issue, as well.‚ÄčEach week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Chicago Rick's3628 Frankford972-307-4257Promised delivery time: 45 minutesActual delivery time: 43 minutesLevel of phon ... More >>
As President Bush packs up the White House in advance of his move to Dallas next week(ish), the National Archives and Records Administration is in the process of trucking loads of paper, electronic and audio-visual documents to a storage space in Lewisville so that when the time comes, the boxes can ... More >>