The Contrarian


The More Things Change…

by | Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 14:21 CST

The Nine Lives of Ciro Rodriguez

Democrat tries another comeback in closely watched congressional race

It’s run-off day in Texas, and the Republican race for U.S. Senate between Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst is getting all the headlines in Texas. But there’s an...Read More

Honoring B Rapoport

At public memorial, hundreds pay tribute to Waco philanthropist

They came by the hundreds to honor and remember Bernard Rapoport on Wednesday. B, as his friends called him, passed away late last week at age 94. The son of Ru...Read More

B Rapoport’s Legacy

Everyone at the Observer was tremendously saddened to learn of the passing late last night of Bernard Rapoport—our board member, great friend and supporter—...Read More

Why Was Scott Braddock Fired?

Like many journalists in the state, I was saddened to learn this week that Scott Braddock had lost his job with News 92.1-FM in Houston. Braddock, who previousl...Read More