Jim Schutze has been the city columnist for the Dallas Observer since 1998. He has been a recipient of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national award for best commentary and Lincoln University’s national Unity Award for writing on civil rights and racial issues. In 2011 he was admitted to the Texas Institute of Letters.
43 minutes ago | News
Tell me this. Recently I looked at the website of a prominent Dallas consulting firm and noticed they have a social media specialist on their staff who “guides paid social strategy … working with clients to generate content that educates, motivate...
2 days ago | City Hall
If former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro really wants to be president of the United States, maybe he’ll come back to Dallas and tell us why, when he was President Barack Obama’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development, he killed our best shot ...
6 days ago | News
Here’s a challenge I put to my fellow lifelong loyal Dem libtards: Back during Lewinsky, did we ever say we didn’t care if Bill Clinton broke the law? I’m serious. I don’t think it’s an easy question. Was there ever a point during the Monica Lewin...
7 days ago | City Hall
The 2019 Dallas mayoral race is beginning to look like a bad parody of an old-time Broadway musical. I don’t know what to do but tell you about it. Real estate developer Mike Ablon filed legally required paperwork appointing a campaign treasurer a...
9 days ago | Environment
Last week I walked into Gilley’s in the Cedars and found a huge room packed shoulder-to-shoulder with sleek, gray-headed men in great suits or golf leisure clothes, many of them arm and arm with skinny women sporting $220 hair dyes and shoes beyon...
13 days ago | News
Dallas confronts an enormous moral and psychological challenge in the case of former Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger, charged with murder in the shooting death of Botham Jean, a young accountant killed Sept. 6 in his own apartment. This is one ...