Really, Governor Rick Perry and Texas legislators, is that the best you could do? No concealed handgun permits for fetuses? No requiring persons with diacritical marks in their names to register proof of American-ness? No seceding from the union? Governor Rick calls a special session of the Legislat ... More >>
There was a City Council election on Saturday and, if you're like the vast majority of Dallas, you didn't notice. But whether you were paying attention or not, some important things were decided and some interesting trends emerged.
Here's what you need to know:
Angela Hunt's legacy: Saturday's mos ... More >>
Five months to go and Republicans are waking up to the awful realization that over the course of the primary season -- the last five or six years, really -- they've done their level-best to alienate the largest minority demographic not only in Texas, but in the nation. It is as though the throttling ... More >>
So what is all this anger among the old white people really all about? Why are old white people wearing odd costumes and hating the president all the time?
We old white people all know exactly what it is. But nobody will say it out loud. It never comes out in the stories, even though it's right the ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsThirteen long months ago the city of Dallas finally began replacing those street signs downtown -- out went South Central Expressway, up went Cesar Chavez Boulevard. It only took two years' worth of rancorous debates as city officials and activists went 'round and 'round o ... More >>
Megan FeldmanDallas Mayor Tom Leppert, DISD trustee Edwin Flores and superintendent Michael Hinojosa at SMU's Hispanic Youth Symposium kick-off yesterdayA cluster of local educators and politicos -- among them Mayor Tom Leppert, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa, SM ... More >>