In honor of the Texas hero's 80th Birthday celebration and legendary 4th of July Picnic, we're celebrating Willie Nelson Week here on DC9 at Night. Check back for interviews, retrospectives and more. Saying Willie Nelson is a Texas icon is like claiming the sun is hot. It's simply understood. Willi ... More >>
Horse racing may be dying, but the horse track remains a uniquely fascinating place, with its mix of blue bloods and lowlifes united by a pursuit that cuts across all class lines: gambling. Even Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, a venue that from the outside seems relatively staid, is party to its sh ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will
Lone Star Funds' founder John Grayken, at a press conference in Seoul last month to defend his Dallas-based companies in South Korea We've noted a few times in the past how downtown Dallas-based Lone Star Funds wound up in trouble with the South Korean government, which raided Lone Star's offices in ... More >>
Is George W. Bush a conservative? Author Bruce Bartlett doesn't think so,
and saying that cost him his job.
The IRS delivers a slap to a dubious charity deal
A tax-protesting CEO enlists his employees in the cause
The end of the 1999 legislative session proves that, for Gov. Bush at least, it's better to look good than to do good
With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.
LULAC's show of support for Dr. Yvonne Gonzalez hides a bitter feud within the ranks