Good read by Jay Root in The Texas Tribune today about whether Governor Oops will run for re-election as governor of Texas or run for something else, who knows what, president of France, whatever. Root suggests it will be the governorship again for Oops, and he talks some about other Republican gube ... More >>
This is just between us libtards, OK? The rest of you, if you don't mind, could we have the room for a minute? You might want to step outside, check on your Tea Party stuff, see if any immigrant babies are making dirty bombs in your vicinity, something like that. We'll be just be a minute. Great. Se ... More >>
Texas ranchers, bowed under the driest year in state history, are looking to Gov. Rick Perry for help. In an online petition, they're asking him to use the Texas National Guard and any state resources at his disposal to bring hay into the starving ranch country. Drought has withered much of t ... More >>
It's Colby v. McCarthy tonight. Hang on.Nice to see our sports columnist thinks the race for the AL West is "over." Still, though, coulda sworn the Rangers have 18 games left on the schedule, including three against the Angels at season's end; the magic number remains a far-from-over 17. Guess th ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsCity Attorney Tom Perkins, City Manager Mary Suhm, Mayor Tom Leppert and Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway. That's how many city officials it takes to knock down a building, plus Lt. Col. Mark Welch and the Texas National Guard.
Operation Crackdown is rumbling along through Da ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsCouncil members Carolyn Davis and Dwayne Caraway watched with community activists as the first of the Summer Breeze Apartments came down.It's open season on drug houses in Dallas today, with the Texas National Guard kicking off its two-week Operation Crackdown campaign -- ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSome of the drugs and money seized by law-enforcement officials in the fall of 2009We were there in October of last year, when the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, the I.R.S., the U.S. Secret Service and Texas Air National Guard -- and every other law-enforcing acronym -- ... More >>
Photos by Kimberly ThorpeYou're looking at 220 pounds of methamphetamine, 4.5 kilos of cocaine and $660,000 in cash; there was also quite the assortment of machine guns hauled in. The whole stash was seized in North Texas yesterday from more than 80 members of a violent Mexican drug cartel known ... More >>
Realtor Candace Rubin asks that we out Harvey Gough as a kindly soul lurking beneath a crusty burger, which is why, yesterday, she sent along the link to Steak Team Mission, which is a self-proclaimed "group of Dallas-based restaurateurs and supporters capable of providing food and supplies for sold ... More >>
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.