Last fall, Huawei, the Chinese telecommunication giant whose U.S. base just happens to be in Plano, was the subject of intense scrutiny over fears that it might serve as a Trojan horse for cyber-spies in Beijing. Huawei, for its part, did little to allay fears by dummying up during a congressional i ... More >>
Hey, it was great having Mitt Romney in town this week, was it not? He looks so different in Texas.
Those national mediatoids were making him out to be a rich plutocrat who made his money killing companies and shipping jobs to Vietnam, but when we got to see him here under our own warm sun, he look ... More >>
Michael Lindenberger had a great piece in The Dallas Morning News yesterday about public distortions of fact by former mayor Tom Leppert and backers of the Trinity Toll Road like the Trinity Commons Foundation before the 2007 toll road alignment referendum.
The main thing the story got acros ... More >>
So much to rant about this week--the Dewhurst Bill, consideration of a code of ethics for food bloggers, that sort of thing. But an email this morning about "culinary constructivism," as practiced by chefs at Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental, raised a few questions.Well, one question, really: why?Accor ... More >>