Update, 12:48 p.m.: After my piece ran Wednesday morning, Stickland called to say he “severely regrets” the comments he’d made in the past. H...Read More
No statement from the Governor’s Mansion in the last year summoned as much bile in my well-worn throat as Abbott’s vociferous declarations that Texas would ...Read More
If the Lone Star State doesn't want to be like the Golden State, we're really doing it wrong.
Texas badly underinvests in health care, education and infrastructure at a time of extreme growth. It seems that, like California, we’ll further restrict our ...Read More
The draconian policies favored by the GOP are better described as a war on the American family.
Indeed, if you want a home for policies that restrict legal abortion, that would ban birth control, that decry parental leave as unnecessary, that deride breast...Read More
The white community says it deserves our respect, but white-on-white crime and a tradition of anti-government violence should give us all pause.
It’s happened again — another story of organized crime and violence in the white community. This time the threat is very close to home. In our own backyard,...Read More
In mid-October, a federal judge issued a decision denying the parents' request that Texas be compelled to find a temporary means by which to issue the birth cer...Read More