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Helena Handbasket: One Bizarre Year In the Life of Houston’s Strangest Politician

In November 2011, the residents of Houston’s City Council District A went to the polls to elect their representative to City Hall. Spring Branch residents need real representation. What they elected, instead, was Helena Brown.

In Catholic Schoolroom, Patrick and Dewhurst Unveil Plans for a Reformation in Public Ed

State Sen. Dan Patrick and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announce plan for a “revolution” in Texas’ school system built on school choice, but not necessarily “vouchers.”

Goodbye to Gun Culture

Here’s the good news about our seemingly intractable gun problem. The gun culture, and dare I say the NRA, may not have much of a future in this increasingly urban, multiracial nation.