Daily Archives: June 27, 2008

Dialogue

SOUTH TEXAS STICKUP In Texas you can defend yourself against an armed robber (“Highway Robbery”, May 16), unless he happens to be a police officer … Royce Kerbowvia e-mail FOR LOVE OR MONEY Thanks to Emily DePrang (“The Price of …

The Elephant in the Room

For a few minutes at their recent state convention in Houston, Republicans actually seemed energized and unified. The brief respite from the malaise and discontent that otherwise pervaded the convention came courtesy of Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor and …

The Elephant in the Room

For a few minutes at their recent state convention in Houston, Republicans actually seemed energized and unified. The brief respite from the malaise and discontent that otherwise pervaded the convention came courtesy of Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor and …

Two – Stepping Forward

On the first night of the recent Democratic state convention in Austin, the tone of the festivities was downright boastful. For recent observers of Texas politics, this took some getting used to. It’s been a while since Texas Democrats had …

Political Intelligence

The platform of the Texas Republican Party is a nonbinding document that few read. Most Republican elected officials pretend it doesn’t exist. It demands abolition of the Department of Education and the Internal Revenue Service, deportation of all undocumented immigrants, …

Editorial

Gas prices are so high the rural unemployed cannot afford to leave their houses to look for work. Filling a 20-gallon tank now costs more than $80. Working families are feeling the pinch-some choose between money for gas and basic …

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