Peter Lesser

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    October 7, 2013

    The Craig Watkins Machine is Slicker and More Slippery Than a Whole Foods Banana Peel

    I am a little ill at ease for the moment. I am looking ahead to my manslaughter charges and trying to plan, not that I intend to manslaughter anybody. In the extremely unlikely event I should be charged with causing someone else to slip on a banana peel at the Lakewood Whole Foods at some point in t ... More >>

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    November 9, 2011

    The Time Has Come for Occupy Dallas to Get Organized ... and Maybe Some Plumbing

    ​OK. Uncle. I give. And it wasn't the public urination. I do that all the time. Three things made me decide it's probably time for Occupy Dallas to de-occupy. First: allegations that a minor was sexually assaulted in one of the tents the Occupiers have pitched according to their agreement wit ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    "Improper Use of a Sidewalk"? WTF, DPD?

    ​Hey, Tea Party people and libertarians. Does it bother you at all that the Dallas police Saturday arrested seven people for "improper use of a sidewalk?" Does it occur to you that if bullshit charges like those can stick even for a minute, it means you can't walk down the street in Dallas unless ... More >>

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    July 15, 2008
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    June 5, 2008


    Let's just say Bush gets charged with war crimes. Will Dallas be guilty by association with his library?

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    March 12, 2008

    Craig Watkins Is Feeling a Little Picked On, So Just Back Off, 'K?

    In this week’s paper version of Unfair Park, Buzz talks about Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins' defensiveness concerning criticism directed at him and his office. Watkins was asked about a few issues, most notably his decision to charge Lynn Flint Shaw with a misdemeanor instead of a ... More >>

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    August 2, 2007

    Chains of Evidence

    How did Dallas convict so many innocents? With faulty eyewitnesses, sloppy police work and overzealous prosecutors.

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    December 28, 2006

    Crystal Ball

    Buzz's predictions for newly elected Dems

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    November 16, 2006

    Accidental Victors

    Wait...we voted for who?

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    August 31, 2006

    Party Poop

    With Dems likes these, who needs the GOP?

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    February 2, 2006

    The Disappeared

    Got a missing relative? Maybe you should look in the jail--and good luck with that.

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    October 20, 2005

    The Lone Ranger

    Right, but not quite right, Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher is reforming county government while infuriating her Republican colleagues

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    October 6, 2005


    Harriet Miers' conservative views drew threats of an ugly protest in 1989

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    September 29, 2005


    Harriet Miers' conservative views drew threats of an ugly protest in 1989

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    July 14, 2005

    Balls for Brains

    Kenny Rogers has a history of sneak assaults

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    April 21, 2005

    New Home

    We're gonna fit right in

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    August 14, 2003

    Science Fiction

    Why would we even think about giving this guy his own crime lab?

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    May 11, 2000

    Bolton's blues

    Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.

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    October 15, 1998

    The Race Not Run

    Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.