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John Jay Myers, Texas' Libertarian Senate Hopeful, Barred from KERA's Debate

8 years ago by Anna Merlan
Last night's Senate debate between Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler got surprisingly heated, with the two men snapping at each other about illegal immigration, healthcare, where Barack Obama was born and whether Ted Cruz is, in fact, a troll. Meanwhile, John Jay Myers, the Libertarian Senate candidate who did not...
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Libertarian Senate Candidate John Jay Myers Files A Complaint With the FCC, Will Still Not Be Debating Tomorrow Night

8 years ago by Anna Merlan
A few weeks back we told you about John Jay Myers, the Free Man-owning, big government-distrusting Libertarian candidate for Senate, who believes he's being unfairly excluded from a Belo debate that will feature his two major-party competitors. After a small protest in front of WFAA's Young Street headquarters failed to...
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Libertarian Senate Hopeful John Jay Myers Led a Small but Spirited Protest at WFAA Today

8 years ago by Anna Merlan
Earlier this week we told you about John Jay Myers, the Libertarian Senate candidate who believes he'll be unfairly excluded from WFAA's planned October 2 debate. He promised to bring protesters to the station's headquarters on Young Street, which he did today around 11. When we got there, there were...
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WFAA Probably Won't Let Libertarian John Jay Myers Into Senate Debate, So He's Protesting Its Downtown Headquarters

8 years ago by Anna Merlan
John Jay Myers owns the Free Man, a Cajun joint in Deep Ellum. He also runs a wholesale embroidery business, has a "deep, deep mistrust of the government," would like to legalize medical marijuana, and thinks we should bring all the U.S. troops home. And he believes Texans are being...
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The Free Man

Deep Ellum has had its share of Cajun- or Creole-inspired restaurants over the years. But The Free Man, opened in the summer of 2011 by John Jay Myers, has a formula that might make the bar and...
Cajun, Creole, Bars and Clubs
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The 2020 Dallas Observer Music Award Winners

11 days ago by Eva Raggio
2020 is over at last, and we have more than one thing to celebrate with the end of the yearr: The time has come to announce the winners of the 2020 Dallas Observer Music Awards. Traditionally, we celebrate our awards with a music showcase and a balls-out ceremony, but, our...
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DPD's Mounted Unit Divides Opinion

16 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
Those with the Dallas Police Department's mounted unit say horses provide them with more mobility, a vantage point they otherwise wouldn’t have, and an increased sense of police presence when they’re out patrolling city streets. Others aren't so sure, saying they worry about the treatment of the horses, as well as the negative impact the units may have on communities.
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Stage or No Stage, These 5 Dallas Observer Music Awards Nominees Are Burning Up the City

1 month ago by Eva Raggio
This year has taken far too much from us: lives, livelihoods and the ability to hug our loved ones, not to mention the shouted conversations with friends over the soothing noise of music at our favorite bar s. The last thing we need is to cede our chance to honor...
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Dallas Music News: Tayla Parx's New Album, Waking and Baking in Richardson

2 months ago by David Fletcher
Out on Friday is Coping Mechanisms, the latest album from Grammy-nominated Tayla Parx. A follow-up to the Dallas-born rapper’s critically acclaimed 2019 debut We Need to Talk, the new album features singles “Residue” and “Dance Alone” — the latter was featured on Michelle Obama’s #BlackGirlMagic playlist. Out now is the...
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The Best (and Worst) Fictional Lawyers

2 months ago by Liam Gaughan
In the early 21st century, psychologists began to identify the “CSI effect,” in which people’s perception of law enforcement protocol became largely based on what they saw on network television programs. Of course, there are a fair number of discrepancies between television and reality; real-life criminal cases aren’t solved in...

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