Based on the City Council meeting yesterday where they appointed A.C. Gonzalez city manager, I now have a new least favorite word in the whole English language. Transparency. They kept saying it over and over like a weird chant. I've got something else for them to work on, way before transparency. T ... More >>
There's a danger in getting too invested in presidential debates and the whole national political saga, gripping as it may be. By turning our faces to bright lights far away, we risk forgetting just how dark things could get here at home in November. The Tea Party is poised to make its ultimate as ... More >>
They say they defunded Planned Parenthood. But lawmakers' attack on family planning will cost Texas money, reduce access to healthcare and result in even more abortions.
Photo by R.C. HickmanSammy Davis Jr. pays a Dallas radio station a visit in June 1954.In December 2007 we said farewell to R.C. Hickman, the Mineola native who became the staff photographer at the Dallas Star Post and whose astonishing body of work tells the story of black Dallas in the 1950s, ' ... More >>
Jordan Allen's case will become part of Texas' annual debate over medical futility.Last week, just outside of Houston, a little boy's parents were scrambling. Doctors at Texas Children's Hospital had told them there was nothing more they could do for the boy, 14-year-old Jordan Allen, whose b ... More >>
Already dogged by mental illness, Paul Bear ended his life after a mean-spirited outing by a small-town newspaperman