There was never much to Bankersmith, Texas -- little more than a post office and general store at its peak -- but it wasn't a ghost town. Maggie Montgomery made sure of that. Maggie -- she promptly disabused me of the notion that I would call her Mrs. Montgomery when we spoke on the phone -- moved ... More >>
I have been looking back at the federal corruption conviction that forced the late Al Lipscomb off the Dallas City Council in 2000. That conviction was set aside two years later by a conservative panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. We have lessons, people. Lessons. ... More >>
Why is ignorance such bliss for so many when it comes to Al Lipscomb?
What the appeals court really said was that Lipscomb had a right to be tried where he was loved
Top chefs can spend 30 grand on school or just work their way up
Lipscomb appeal finds a receptive audience in New Orleans
Rock bottom; It's the money, honey Network TV, RIP Lovely Havana Invisible man Bunch of blarney
For starters, why not help undo the crooked cab laws he helped pass?
Lipscomb takes his story to Anglo Amarillo and hopes it plays better than prosecutors'
Invite The Best Man -- just don't ask him to stick around too long
Their boss invested the retirement fund in real estate, and employees wound up with dirt
Dallas' Scrabble geeks bring in the heavy artillery -- J, X, and Z -- for big bucks and glory