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Dynasty

Another Bush looks for his place in Texas’ political orchards.
DAVE McNEELY
The Bushes don’t hanker to inch up the political ladder. They start at or near the top. For four generations, it’s either been Congress or statewide office for them. George P. Bush, 37, is no exception. He announced early i...


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Mission Accomplished: Bush Makes Bozo Of Himself Again

Jeff Prince
Big D resident George W. Bush has kept a relatively low profile during retirement after mucking things up for eight years. He’s back. Quick question: If you were writing a historical novel that included an ex-president as...



Bull, Bush, Bluesface

Last Call
I’m a fan of entertainment districts, especially on weekends. When it comes to weekday drinking, however, nothing beats a neighborhood pub.


Ahead to the Past

Our most basic social programs are under attack.
GRAYSON HARPER
Boy. Lately I’ve been having this eerie feeling of waking up in a strange place.



Racism’s Echoes

It’s still influencing American politics.
DAVE MCNEELY
A best-selling novel called The Help, set in Jackson, Miss., in 1962, is about the relationships between black maids and the white families they work for. Kathryn Stockett’s first novel has been made into a movie (see review ...


Joe Barton: Not Too Bright

How many energy industry lobbyists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
E.R. BILLS
Hardly a day goes by that I don’t hear someone around here complaining about politicians who are ignoring the will of the people or not measuring up as a representative of the people. Folks are all fired up and want something...



Who Pays?

Debunking Tax Time Fairy Tales
DAVID CAY JOHNSTON
For three decades the United States has conducted a massive economic experiment, testing a theory known as supply-side economics. The theory goes like this: Lower tax rates will encourage more investment, which in turn will mea...


No Crown for Kay

Hutchison found herself the heir-unapparent.
DAVE MCNEELY
It wasn’t supposed to be like this. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who had repeatedly postponed her gubernatorial ambitions while fellow Republican Rick Perry became the longest-serving governor in Texas history, figured it ...



Bugging Bush

Jimmy Fowler
It’s unlikely that Dallas celeb George W. Bush will ever face prosecution for war crimes – in this country, anyway. But while most Americans move forward from the misery that Dubya’s Old Testament-inspired Iraq Crusade ha...


Holy war

Jimmy Fowler
It’s hard to know whether to laugh or feel terrified at the latest revelation about the Bush Administration. Both responses seem appropriate. According to a story by Robert Draper in the new “GQ” mag, Donald Rumsfeld appr...