Tony Garrett

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Pull the Covers Over Your Head If You Like, But Rick Perry's Not Going Away

    ​I've been on Rick Perry Watch for several weeks, working on a feature story about him. I think I'm going to be able to break the news that he's serious about running for president. Just kidding. I'll try to do better than that. But, man, everybody in American journalism is on this case. Just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    As Federal Grand Jury Begins Calling Witnesses in JWP Case, the Past Collides With the Present

    ​I have been looking back at the federal corruption conviction that forced the late Al Lipscomb off the Dallas City Council in 2000. That conviction was set aside two years later by a conservative panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. We have lessons, people. Lessons. ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Busting the Ballot Brokers

    County officials hope reforms will prevent absentee-ballot trickery

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Attitude Check

    New numbers show that DPD's "failure to ID" charge doesn't apply to everyone

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Bum's rush

    As downtown's upscale residents find themselves surrounded by an army of street people, many wish these 'dopers and crackheads' would move on -- or at least find a toilet