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Will Budget Cuts Lead to Lawsuits?

So apparently there’s some sort of budget shortfall in Texas. You may have heard a news report or seven about it. The new and […]

One Texan’s Xmas List

I’ve finally learned that you have to ask for what you want in this life. I know, I know—getting what you want is another […]

Waking from a DREAM

The Senate finally took up the DREAM Act Saturday only to allow it to die by five votes. Some students, wearing their graduation caps […]

Praying For Votes

At El Shaddai Pentecostal Church in Austin, the congregants believe in miracles and hard work. On a recent Wednesday night, the parking lot is […]

The Edge of a Red Sea

By the end of the 2009 legislative session, San Antonio’s delegation of largely Democratic Latino representatives looked well-positioned to become a major force. State […]

Undoing Injustice

If you ask attorney Walter Reaves why he started representing wrongly convicted prisoners in Texas with their innocence claims, he’ll tell you it just […]

Fate of Juvenile Offenders in the Spotlight

The wrangling over what the state of Texas should do with its juvenile offenders continued Thursday in a packed room at the Capitol. The […]

Saving A Small Town

Hale Center was once a seat of power. The last Democratic speaker of the Texas House, Pete Laney, brought governors and lawmakers, including George […]

Texas GOPer Urges Colleagues to Recruit Latinos to Party to Ally Against Muslims

From, where this blog was first published. Caucasian GOP support for anything having to do with immigration reform is so far and in […]

Another Drone Bites the Dust

If El Pasoans have their eyes on the skies these days it’s for good reason. Back in June, a Department of Homeland Security flown […]