Posts Tagged ‘bush’
Another Bush looks for his place in Texas’ political orchards.
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...
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...
I’m a fan of entertainment districts, especially on weekends. When it comes to weekday drinking, however, nothing beats a neighborhood pub.
Our most basic social programs are under attack.
Boy. Lately I’ve been having this eerie feeling of waking up in a strange place.
It’s still influencing American politics.
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 ...
How many energy industry lobbyists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
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...
Debunking Tax Time Fairy Tales
DAVID CAY JOHNSTON
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...
Hutchison found herself the heir-unapparent.
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 ...
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...
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...