Time to read the tea leaves. Avi Selk at The Dallas Morning News is report-tweeting this morning that the Irving City Council has slapped its mayor by voting to pay transportation consultant David Dean all of the two hundred grand he billed the city after his contract with the city expired last Sept ... More >>
Rick Perry's Texas is a job-making, low-taxing oasis of prosperity. It's also pure fantasy.
Tea Party people say they hate Washington and its top-down style of governance. They're the political version of eat-local. Everything should be grassroots. Here in Texas the Tea Party loves Governor Rick Perry, but if you talk to people who've gone up against Perry on local issues, they will tell ... More >>
Shortly before the 2007 referendum on the Trinity Turnpike, I discussed a Dallas Morning News editorial written by Colleen McCain Nelson, in which she had a hard time grasping the difference between a floodway and a floodplain. It wasn't the first time I disagreed with her as she appears to be the d ... More >>
We ain't sayin' Mayor Tom's a liar ... oh, no, wait. Yes, we are. Pardon. KERA-FM (90.1) this morning quotes Mayor Tom Leppert as saying the US Army Corp of Engineers is totally cool with dropping a toll road into a flood way. As in, "The Corp has signed off on the safety issues. They signed off on ... More >>