Beyond the Shining City

Current Job Openings Bookkeeper/Office Manager   Bookkeeper/Office Manager   The bookkeeper/office manager maintains all bookkeeping, including recording and paying supplier bills, maintaining business checking […]

The Play’s The Thing

John Jordan Otte loves theater. “You can get into people’s hearts in a very nonconfrontational way,” he says. “If they choose to get out […]

David Eagleman’ Free Will Experiment

Watch neuroscientist David Eagleman of the Baylor College of Medicine conduct an experiment on free will.

Arizona, Shmarizona

Summer Of Tarballs

Anyone who visited Texas’ beaches in the 1970s is familiar with the tarball. Ranging in size from a penny to a basketball, these dough-like […]

Waiting to Inhale: Drug War Hypocrisy in El Paso

Oh the irony. This morning I read with some amusement an article in the El Paso Times about the Mayor bailing his granddaughter out […]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Louis Gohmert’s Throat-Shoving Rant

After a U.S. Senate panel voted to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on Thursday—siding with nearly four-fifths of Americans who think gays […]

The Bad News Bears of Politics

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from a lifetime of kids’ sports movies, it’s that winning isn’t everything. Remember Hoosiers, when Gene Hackman tells […]

Racism Isn’t Accidental

If anybody thinks that laws like the one recently signed in Arizona targeting undocumented immigrants is something solely born out of local citizens’ frustrations […]

EPA Takes Down Screwy Texas Air Program

Updated below The TCEQ-EPA showdown has escalated. In an unprecedented move, EPA announced yesterday that it is blocking the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality […]