Jim Moore -- same feller who co-wrote Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential with DMN'er Wayne Slater -- has, like Mary Mapes last week, posted to The Huffington Post a "Why Texas matters" essay concerning the March 4 Democratic primary. Takeaway for further discussion: "Obama ... More >>
A Wednesday night out on lower Greenville offered a couple of surprises. First, parking was a bitch. Is Wednesday the new Friday? The second surprise was President George Bush with pasties. Did I really drink that much? Zubar celebrated its 11th anniversary with a prison themed party, Lock Down, an ... More >>
Nancy Brinker -- though you can call her "ambassador." As it's unlikely you saw this press release from the White House yesterday, perhaps you missed the announcement that President Bush has nominated two Texans (one of whom is very local) for some gigs currently open in his administration. Fine -- ... More >>
Perhaps you missed this in today's Dallas Morning News; among those who did not were Think Progress and Salon's "War Room" reporter Tim Grieve. And by this, I mean a syndicated column from Universal Press Syndicate's 40-year veteran Georgie Anne Geyer, who writes about a visit President Bush recentl ... More >>
By now, you surely know to avoid the intersections of Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway beginning around 5 p.m. today; yeah, if you need something at Mockingbird Station -- oh, I dunno, a new sofa or something from American Apparel -- you'd best tend to it before this evening. Otherwise, ... More >>
Dallas, home to the George W. Bush think tank. Let's think about that.
Interesting piece yesterday in The New York Times about the (impending?) (inevitable?) (invidious?) George W. Bush Presidential Library and Think Tank and Juice Bar on the S.M.U. campus. There was nothing terribly new, mind you: It dealt mostly with the concerns some faculty members have with turnin ... More >>
Last week, Texas Monthly's Paul Burka got a copy of a December 16 missive that the "Faculty, Administrators, & Staff" of SMU's Perkins School of Theology sent to R. Gerald Turner, president of the Board of Trustees. In this letter, which is making the rounds among the SMU staff and the writers of va ... More >>
Singing the blues at the courthouse
I tore apart Dallas' Only Daily this morning looking for the story about how, on Monday, attorneys representing Holy Land Foundation asked a federal judge here to dismiss charges the U.S. government filed against it after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Didn't see anything; nothing on the We ... More >>
Few things get the left more worked up--or at least confused--than these two phrases: "President George W. Bush" and "think tank." Now imagine they're in the same sentence. Can't? Then you did not read the New York Daily News today. See? It's right there: "Eager to begin refurbishing his tattered le ... More >>
Here's your new Secretary of Defense, Texas A&M president Robert Gates. Gig 'em. You might wanna turn on your TV right now: President George W. Bush is yelling at reporters, to whom he just said Donald Rumsfeld is out as Secretary of Defense. In is Robert Gates, former National Security Council and ... More >>
This is an anti-Bush rally in Salt Lake City--or about three more people than we expect to see this afternoon and Tuesday in downtown Dallas. Beleaguered by approval ratings still mired below 40 percent and a likely-probable-maybe-dunno routing by Congressional democrats, President Bush is seeking ... More >>
A scene from Death of a President, in which George W. Bush is killed...in the future. That is such bad karma. ...Death of a President, which screens next week at the Toronto International Film Festival. Can't wait to see it then; sounds...uh...interesting? Let me explain: Channel 4 in the UK has pr ... More >>
Remember a nicer Bush
...President George W. Bush sure is obsessed with his library (and his legacy). Say so right here in today's New York Times, which details his desire to merge "a public policy center with his presidential library after he leaves office in 2009." And the paper still has Southern Methodist University ... More >>
The fallout from the April 9 immigration rally continues: There's a big billboard greeting traffic heading north out of downtown on the Tollway that reads, "No Guest Worker/Amnesty!! Call Senators Now!!!" The billboard, which will only be up for the day, was paid for by a group called Citizens for ... More >>
Even people who like the president shouldn't want his library here
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and saying that cost him his job.
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Political frustration becomes music for the masses
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Moribund Dallas County Democrats set their sights on judgeships
A flood of inaugural party invites hits our mailbox
Why young, degenerate, cocksure Republicans love drugs, guns, and Bush
We wanna get with Dubya
Spell it out, Double-ya; Name game; American Atheists
With friends like this...
Democratic media whiz Mark McKinnon left partisan politics behind until George W. Bush swept him off his feet
Cash on delivery; Better him than us
The end of the 1999 legislative session proves that, for Gov. Bush at least, it's better to look good than to do good
Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul
Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?
In the Legislature this year, lawmakers may find that it's better to give than receive
With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.
When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.
Opening week proved the Rangers can be the best and worst team in baseball