Let me role-play this thing. I'm Daddy Jimbucks, sitting on a pile of dough. Maybe I'm looking for an investment. Maybe not. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is in my office pitching a major initiative to create prosperity in southern Dallas on terrain that has been racially segregated, bitterly poor and ... More >>
Photo by Alex ScottJohn Wiley Price at attorney Billy Ravkind's office Monday afternoonThe story of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price runs deep. The FBI's investigation of Price will carry the feds back into local ancient history, according to the documents on my desk.
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Forgive me, or just slap me, if this is way too tea-leaves for you, but I can't help trying to read the dregs, you know, trying to see what's behind the burqa, since this city is such a Talibaptist mystery some of the time. And lately I think I definitely see signs that somebody at The Dallas ... More >>
I gotta say: The coming mayoral election season already smells like a holiday for mediatoids. Things are rockin' and rollin' early.
Looks to me like the money just tilted way away from North Dallas city council member Ron Natinsky, who thought he had the money.
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As you may be aware, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued a ruling intended to put to rest any argument over who has the authority to hire special outside counsel to represent Dallas County in civil matters -- the Dallas County District Attorney or the county commissioners court. Two fol ... More >>
Texas GOP VoteRNC Chair Michael Steele and Stephen BrodenThis afternoon, The Dallas Morning News endorsed Stephen Broden, the Republican vying for Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson's seat in the U.S. Congress. Fascinating -- in no small part because Johnson has been the No. 1 purveyor of federal por ... More >>
Richard AllenSpace restraints prevented us from including our interview with Richard Allen, CEO of The Allen Group, in this week's look at departing Dallas County Judge Jim Foster -- available wherever paper versions of Unfair Park are given away tomorrow. Of course, TAG is developing the Dallas ... More >>
If this screengrab were at all legible, you'd see Dallas County Judge Jim Foster on the left speaking before the Senate transportation committee todayPerhaps you read Schutze's column "Democratic County Judge Jim Foster May be the Latest Target in the Inland Port Battle" in last week's paper version ... More >>