Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what’s not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?
The future of affirmative action in American universities could be decided within weeks, in a Supreme Court case with Texas roots. But a new report from the investigative journalists at ProPublica suggests that the story of Abigail Noel Fisher's fight against the University of Texas ultimately has v ... More >>
Texas Values, an organization whose goal is to "preserve and advance a culture of family values," has issued an open letter to the Boy Scouts of America with their thoughts on lifting the ban on gay scouts. They're against it. "While adopting this ill-considered and wrongly devised policy might ear ... More >>
Click to expand the population change map posted by the U.S. Census Bureau today.The CNN headline, just posted, says it all: "Census Bureau: Dallas posts biggest population gain." That's based on July 1, 2009, population estimates released today, which say that Dallas and Houston gained about 140 ... More >>
Brookings InstitutionLast night the Brookings Institution released a study tracking recession and recovery in the 100 biggest metro areas in the U.S., and Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranks as one of the so-called "strongest 20 metros." Indeed, Texas takes several of the top spots: Austin-Round Rock, ... More >>
Sam MertenThis was as close as I could get to Maynard James Keenan without standing in line for hours and paying for his wine.Tool and Puscifer lead singer Maynard James Keenan drew approximately 1,000 fans to the Whole Foods in Plano yesterday as he promoted his partial ownership in Arizona Strong ... More >>
Damn fajitas and health-conscious eaters. They're killing traditional Tex-Mex.
A D.C.-based nonprofit called Project on Fair Representation today filed a 35-page federal lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin. The suit claims that the school's admissions policies kept out a white 18-year-old high-schooler named Abigail Noel Fisher, who, says the very detailed legal ... More >>
On Monday, a book that’s sure to be great bedtime reading for statisticians everywhere clunked into bookstores. Weighing in at 864 pages and 3.3 pounds, it’s the 2007 edition of Cities Ranked & Rated: More than 400 Metropolitan Areas Evaluated in the U.S. and Canada by Burt Sperling and Peter Sa ... More >>
In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.
Tom DeLay's scandals are a gold mine for two Texas filmmakers
Even in the great beyond, no one is safe from identity theft
To make a mess as big as the Enron debacle, you need some friends in high places--Texas Senator Phil Gramm and his wife, for instance
The InnerChange Freedom Initiative says it can rehabilitate Texas prison inmates through God--a conservative evangelical Christian God, to be more precise
Ross Perot inspired his Reform Party followers to throw the hypocritical rascals out of politics. They did.
Dick Armey thinks he's found a free-market paradise in the Marianas Islands, a U.S. territory where the workers never complain, the factories never quit, and wages are so low, even welfare mothers can hire a Filipino maid
You'd better be. Even in the predatory world of towing companies, they don't get much nastier than Elite Towing, Inc.