Is it too soon and maybe even bad luck to say this out loud? Is it even possible that Governor Oops could be over? I'm knocking on wood, tossing salt over my shoulder, making the sign of the cross with my index fingers and looking for garlic in the kitchen as I speak, I promise.
But yesterday cons ... More >>
Tale of two dailies today, I guess. Our own Dallas daily, the Morning News, takes a kind of hey-why-not approach to a bill introduced by Houston GOP state Senator Dan Patrick that would divert more money from state funding for public schools to charters. The Austin American Statesman, meanwhile, giv ... More >>
Hey, by any chance did you catch Dale Hansen last night on Channel 8 talking about that poor kid at TCU who got kicked off the football team for misbehavior? Man, I'm telling you: sometimes Hansen is my mullah.
He was talking about somebody who had written him saying we should pass a law that any k ... More >>
Man, talk about whistling past the graveyard. At yesterday's Dallas City Council meeting, council members Tennell Atkins and Delia Jasso asked good questions about the city's flood control plans, and City Manager Mary Suhm and her assistant, Jill Jordan, gave good answers. But it was all deck chairs ... More >>
We all need to splash our faces with cold water in this matter of the superintendent of the Dallas school system leaving town for a job as superintendent of schools in Cobb County, Georgia.
What the hell do we expect?
Governor Rick Perry and the Tea Party are charging ahead with an agenda a ... More >>
‚ÄčThere's a great story by Steve Thompson on Page One of The Dallas Morning News today about old industrial businesses on Rock Island Street, a quaint one-block lane tucked between the Trinity River levee and Lamar Street a mile due south of downtown. Several businesses there are fighting to keep C ... More >>
Last week, Rep. Pete Sessions had to be interrupted by an aide during an interview with the National Journal when he just couldn't stop putting the words "insurgency," "Republican Party" and "Taliban" in the same sentences. Which is how Sessions, makin' the 32nd District proud, wound up as the subje ... More >>
'Gourmet' Dating Services Ponder The Missing MaleEd Bamberger can't figure it out.On a Thursday night, 33 members show up for a ritzy five course spread at Nana--28 women and five men. A few days later, he hosts another in a series of Single Gourmet events. This time a casual gathering for brunch dr ... More >>