Forrest for the Trees

 

The Texas Legislature’s Chainsaw Massacre

by | Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 16:00 CST
In the name of “liberty,” Senate Republicans are hacking down local rules protecting trees — except when they’re making exceptions for themselves.
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Arresting Development

A settlement for my illegal arrest at the 2004 Republican National Convention means the case is finished—but it doesn't feel like closure.

Receiving a settlement check for my illegal arrest at the 2004 Republican National Convention means the case is closed—but it doesn't feel like closure....Read More

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Right (and Wrong) on Crime

For all the praise heaped on Texas for criminal justice reform, we’ve barely even begun the thaw.

After 14 years of enthusiastic prison-building, Perry is taking credit for a tiny softening in his rhetoric on crime just in time for a presidential run....Read More

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