If Rick Perry still considers himself a candidate for president, then I get to consider him one too. I think I'm justified in remarking on the 180-degree turnabout Gov. Perry has made in his basic worldview since beginning this quest.
You remember the original Perry line when it started, right? I ... More >>
I walked for a while yesterday with those Occupy Dallas people. I don't care what anybody says. They're cool. You know why? Because they're awake.
People were all over the map about their specific issues. Some of them talked to me about Timothy Geithner and President Obama's failure to put banker ... More >>
NBCHutchison and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) during the introductions. Could Kay look any more uncomfortable if she tried?Kay Bailey Hutchison's appearance Sunday on Meet the Press could have been an opportunity to show potential voters why she kept her gig in Washington instead of resign ... More >>
Flickr photo: Obama__Dallas (Adam Jefferson)Ron Kirk at Gilley's on the night his "buddy" Barack Obama was elected presidentBarack Obama nominated Ron Kirk as U.S. trade representative a week before Christmas. A month after that, Obama was sworn in as president. A month after that, the former Dallas ... More >>
Dallas mayors former and current were in D.C. over the weekend for the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual winter meeting: Tom Leppert, to once more make Dallas's case for stimulus dough-re-mi; Ron Kirk, to calm mayors' fears concerning his unpopular position on free trade. Leppert, like every other in ... More >>
Dallas Fed prez Richard Fisher
This morning, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas -- those bloodsuckers! -- released the latest Texas
Manufacturing Outlook Survey. In a word: Oy. In two: "Plunged sharply." Or, as the Associated Press puts it: "Texas manufacturers are painti ... More >>