So the Dallas ISD Board of Education, which decided at its last meeting to keep but humiliate its superintendent of schools, will meet again tomorrow, locked inside another closed-door "executive session," to decide whether to keep, fire or further humiliate the superintendent. A person looking on ... More >>
Today's story in The New York Times about Hollywood coming to Pontiac, Michigan, is one long sad letter from home for me. I could almost laugh if I could just get over the temptation to cry. I worked at Pontiac Motors as a young man, in the Fisher Body plant. Long long time ago. My most salient mem ... More >>
So here we are at the door to election day. In the nation it all comes down to Ohio. In Ohio it all comes down to the auto industry. And Mitt Romney is betting his marbles on TV ads that say he's the one who wanted to save the industry and President Obama's the one shipping jobs to China. Man. As ... More >>
We can't roll over for DPD's goon-squad tactics.
No way is this over. No way should anybody let this drop. The Occupy Dallas arrests last Saturday should be taken as a direct challenge, not a lesson or defeat. The Dallas Police Department is already trying to paper over the outrageous arrests of seven bank protesters last Saturday on trump ... More >>
An extremely important thing happened at the city council meeting this morning. Nothing happened. I can't tell you how big that is. Angela Hunt won. Mayor Tom Leppert told a packed house that the city council had agreed informally not to vote on the contentious Love Field concessions issue, direc ... More >>
Sam Tasby, who sued the DISD in 1970, when his son Phillip was denied admission to two all-white schools near the Tasby residenceWell, we have now officially turned our back on school desegregation. I'm sure some of you will be thrilled. Personally, I'm sitting here at my computer in the back corne ... More >>
Local restaurant owners and other employers worried about being forced to fire large numbers of workers can rest easy, at least for the moment. A California judge yesterday granted a temporary injunction against the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to crack down on employers who have ille ... More >>
National union leaders do the math and switch their position on immigration
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
Dick Armey will eat his lunch.