A couple of months ago, I was having a beer at one of my Westside watering holes when the conversation turned to the new developments swallowing our neighborhood and the bars and restaurants that are going to be plowed under an...
Mark K. Campbell
“America’s King Kong” could well be in the Lone Star State. Up “in a swampy area that looks prehistoric in the vicinity of Paris, Texas,” to be exact.
Honey bees are disappearing. Nobody knows why. Perhaps another casualty of pollution and global warming.
E. R. BILLS
I’ve been struggling with how to say this, but there’s just no civil way to put it. Uncle Sam is a hypocritical, chauvinist pig.
Watching the local news during sweeps can be entertaining and frustrating at the same time.
In 1979, when we knew very little about the way human activities affect global climate, independent scientist James Lovelock warned that the sheer scale of human activities threatened to destabilize the homoeostatic system that...
When Metroplex sports team owner Tom Hicks announced recently that he was buying a $250 million share in the Liverpool soccer club of the prestigious English Premier League, the British press wanted to know one thing: Are you g...
E. R. BILLS
I’m not the biggest fan of SMU. I’m not a big fan of private universities in general. Too much money and too many frat boys. But these complaints aside, even I wouldn’t wish the George W. Bush presidential lib...
The topics were provocative: The possible impeachment of President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. How to stop an American invasion of Iran. And what to do about the corporate lapdog press.
BARBARA ANN RADNOFSKY
When American military leaders advised President Bush against escalating our troop presence in Iraq, he responded by, in essence, purging them – and then going ahead with plans to send another 21,500 troops over. This dec...