Monthly Archives: February 2008

The Big Empty

For many residents of Clarksville, the seat of east Texas’ Red River County, 2008 arrived trailing a sense of doom. On December 31, 2007, after some 30 years of business, the local Wal-Mart had closed its doors. Clarksville isn’t the …

Editorial

We Texans who revel in the sport of politics have much to be thankful for this year. For the first time in two decades, Texas matters in presidential primary politics. Big time. Everyone, especially Texans, had become used to Texas’ …

Dialogue

SING IT, SISTER The world needs more Tom Palaimas and Willie Nelsons (“Alive and Singing the Truth,” January 11). Thank you for having the courage to write and publish this during our lifetimes. Susan Morrison via e-mail A CANDIDATE TO …

New Days vs. Old Ways

Every exit poll conducted to date in the presidential primary race between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama indicates a generation gap separates the two candidates. Obama attracts an overwhelming number of voters age 18 to 30; Clinton dominates the over-60 …

New Days vs. Old Ways

Every exit poll conducted to date in the presidential primary race between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama indicates a generation gap separates the two candidates. Obama attracts an overwhelming number of voters age 18 to 30; Clinton dominates the over-60 …

Jim Hightower

WHEN HEROES ARE HUCKSTERS Oh, Angelo, what a hero you are. Yessiree, a real corporate hero. Angelo Mozilo is CEO of Countrywide Financial Corp., which was America’s largest huckster of subprime mortgages before that whole house of cards came tumbling …

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