A reader who is a better student of Mexican history than me (not hard to be, frankly) called with a caveat about plans for a community farm in Mexican-American West Dallas. The idea, cheerfully trumpeted yesterday in a Dallas Morning News editorial, is for some kind of communal farm to be created in ... More >>
It's not a Mexican thing.
Et tu, American Heart Association?Animal rights activists may disagree, but beef is delicious. It's primal and earthy and packed with protein, which is probably why many Americans eat more red meat than they should. But the Texas Beef Council's aggressively pushing another rationale for red ... More >>
Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in D.C. earlier this month‚ÄčThat is, unless you have business with former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk, who, in his position as U.S. Trade Representative, will be holed up at the hotel Monday talking North American Free Trade Agreement. But, ... More >>
The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL ... More >>
How now, brown cow?
Captain Ronald Tiberius Kirk will be promoted to admiral this morning, after which time he will have to deal with the Trade Federation, no easy task there. Hunh. I feel like I've confused some things here. President-elect Barack Obama will name First Buddy Ron Kirk the chief U.S. trade representa ... More >>
Laughter is a universal language; comedy isn't
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Making folks from everywhere feel at home in Big D
So? Maybe I left something out. Nobody's perfect. Wanna fight?
When we least expected it, a real opportunity in southern Dallas
The unlikely story of the greatest Texas athlete you've never heard of
How The Dallas Morning News spins the Trinity River project
Dallas is still using flood control money to scam black people
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Boys will be boys, especially in Nuevo Laredo, Where legal prostitution draws generations of Texas men across the border for cheap, sleazy and anonymous sex
Juan Manuel (Tombola!/Astralwerks) / Elevator (Tombola!/Virgin)
Historic preservationists sift through the sawdust of the great closet debate
DTC keeps your eyes open throughout the jarring Dreamlandia
In Texas, more people die in truck crashes than any state in the country. It's not an accident.
Denton residents like Parks and Delores Olmon want to know how a posse of city slickers managed to railroad plans for a lead-belching copper factory in their town
Through a lens darkly Juarez's street photographers capture the face of a horrific future--and the future is closer than you think
An illegal immigrant mother battles against bureaucracy to stay near her ailing daughter
Julio Mercado is Dallas' brand-new DEA boss, and he's inherited kilos of trouble. His city is about to be declared a drug disaster zone, but all his narcs seem to care about is snitching on each other.
NAFTA road warriors fight it out for federal funding
Thoughts on GATT, retraining, corporate welfare, and Bosnia