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ARRA Homelessness Funds Not Being Applied Where Needed

Homelessness in Texas has become a widespread issue that effects over 200,000 individuals during any given year. Since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act […]

Backlash Grows Against BP’s Effort to ‘Buy Up’ Gulf Scientists

From Facing South, the online magazine of the Institute for Southern Studies. On July 1, a video appeared on BP’s website featuring renegade scientist […]

EPA Dismisses Perry’s Climate Change Challenge

So, big surprise – Yesterday, EPA rejected Texas’ ludicrous climate change challenge. In reaction, Gov. Perry put a nickel in the ol’ 10th Amendment jukebox […]

Write of Passage

When I agreed to write two books using the quinceañera as the backdrop, the fact that I’d never had a quinceañera, had never been […]

Who Runs Texas?

A long standing argument is that the lieutenant governor of Texas is more powerful than the governor. It’s that way by design. During the […]