Two years before Kennedy was shot, extremism was already burning in Dallas. Then the Morning News fanned the flames.
This never gets old.The Texas Education Agency won't officially release its based-on-TAKS-scores state accountability ratings till 'round 1 this afternoon (here, for those so interested), at which point Commissioner of Education Robert Scott will hold a press conference in Austin. But the Dallas ... More >>
eBay seller "jamber1y"Captain William P. Erwin and his airplane, somewhere near Oakland, more than likely, in 1927Yesterday, Friend of Unfair Park PeterK sent me the link to yet another vintage photo with local ties that's presently up for grabs on eBay: "20s Swallow Airplane, Dallas Spirit, Dole ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the promotional materials -- they've been everywhere during the past five years, as the Dallas Independent School District (and superintendent Michael Hinojosa, especially) eased on down that Road to Broad, so named for the $2 million award given to urban school districts who ... More >>
Woodrow Wilson High SchoolAt about 5:50 pm today, I received a call from a Fort Worth attorney, Ben Barlow, representing the Dallas Independent School District on the magnet school and learning center issue. He informed me that my piece posted to Unfair Park on Friday night was dead wrong and that ... More >>
In the wake of yesterday's announcement that the Bancroft family had indeed agreed to sell Dow Jones & Co. for $5 billion to Rupert Murdoch, this morning the Los Angeles Times wonders whether newspaper dynasties aren't quickly becoming a dying breed. Of course, it need look no further than George Ba ... More >>
Even people who like the president shouldn't want his library here
For supporters of an improved and expensive Trinity River, everything old is new again
While critics howl, the SPCA of Texas dreams of opening a rural animal utopia. Meanwhile, Dallas kills hundreds of pets every day.
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?
The Trinity River Plan's billion-dollar vision of levees, parks, and ponds has Mayor Ron Kirk--and most of Dallas--spellbound. But engineers warn it could lead to a flooding catastrophe and destroy the same poor neighborhoods it's designed to help.