Jack Kemp

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    As the National GOP Leaps into the 20th Century, Ted Cruz and His Texas Pals Cling to the 19th

    Last Thursday, New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks said Republicans, smarting from Mitt Romney's defeat, have learned their lesson and are undergoing what Brooks described as a "glasnost," a term defined by Merriam-Webster as, "a Soviet policy permitting open discussion of political a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Tom Spicer Says Landlord Wants to Pave Over Garden Paradise for Parking Lot (Or ... Not?)

    Tom Spicer‚ÄčA short while ago, Tom Spicer -- proprietor of produce-providing Spiceman's FM 1410 on Bryan and Fitzhugh, two doors down from Jimmy's Food Store -- sent word via his e-mailing list that he's in danger of losing his garden. Said Spicer when I called him this afternoon, earlier today a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Tom Spicer's Garden Faces Paving Threat

    ​Dallas has one successful, visible, commercial urban farm. It also has thousands of parking lots. But apparently that ratio's not sufficiently skewed for some tastes. Tom Spicer of Spiceman's FM 1410 today told his e-mail list that his landlord's considering paving over his backyard garden, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Campaign Flashback: Perot for Prez! And Other Political Grab-Bag Goodies.

    Hands down, the best-made T-shirt in the dresser remains the "Perot for President" tee I bought from a street-corner salesman as a gag, swear, in the final days of the 1992 campaign. Sixteen years and countless wearings and washings later, the thing still looks brand-new; not so much Ross Perot, who ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    RIght Cross

    Is George W. Bush a conservative? Author Bruce Bartlett doesn't think so,

    and saying that cost him his job.

  • News

    November 14, 1996

    60,000 naked men

    When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed

  • News

    October 17, 1996

    Bye-bye, Buddy

    The News dumps a cartoonist for daring to make fun of politicians

  • Calendar

    September 19, 1996
  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Feeling small

    Pat Buchanan ponders his puny conscience

  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Blue-collar blue bloods

    Phil Gramm and the R's cozy up to the average working guy