Superficially, the Republican race for state Representative Dan Branch's Park Cities/Preston Hollow seat started off positive. Here you had three intelligent, accomplished young professionals politely agreeing with each other on how best to shape Texas' future. Their few apparent distinguishing feat ... More >>
The cover story for Governor Rick Perry's feud with California Governor Jerry Brown, his job-poaching trip to Missouri and his visit to a Maryland gun manufacturer the day after this month's Navy Yard shooting, is that he's bolstering the Texas economy by spreading the state's low-tax gospel and woo ... More >>
A common surgery for pets becomes the next battleground for animal rights.
There were two main actors in the weekend stabbing of 26-year-old Good Samaritan Terrell Cowherd on Lower Greenville, police say: Jerry Brown, 23, who punched Cowherd, then held him from behind, and Julian Terence Martin Jr., also 23, who repeatedly plunged his knife blade in Cowherd's torso. Both m ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, Terrell Cowherd's father undertook the somber duty of going through his son's things and offering an impromptu elegy to the reporters who showed up. "He always said Dad and Mom, thank you for everything," he said. "Thank you for all you've given me, thank you for all you've don ... More >>
Governor Rick Perry is in California this week as part of his campaign to lure businesses to Texas, attempting to finish in person what his radio ads started. In an interview with the San Jose Mercury News Perry said that California Governor Jerry Brown's comments that Perry's radio ad was "a fart ... More >>
On February 4 a 30-second radio ad featuring none other than Governor Rick Perry started its week-long run in six California cities. The ad features the governor's voice tempting the state's businesses to relocate to Texas: "Building a business is tough, but I hear building a business in California ... More >>
The best way to prevent drunken driving deaths, as we were repeatedly reminded in the wake of Jerry Brown's death last month, is for drunk people to stop driving. The obvious problem is that the people who are deciding whether to drive are drunk and, while per capita drunken driving deaths in the U ... More >>
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