Posts Tagged ‘gulf’
Texas leaders are doing almost nothing to protect our coast.
Five years ago, Hurricane Ike, one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, plowed into Galveston Bay, chewing through $29 billion in homes, businesses, roads, and bridges. It further punished the Texas economy to the tune of $...
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...
Think about this one: drug thugs as la migra.
E. R. BILLS
E. R. BILLS
Tell me if this sounds familiar. The U.S. trains another country’s paramilitary forces to wage war against American enemies. Those forces do fight U.S. enemies but later change sides to become a different, perhaps greater men...
British Petroleum (BP) has vowed to make good for all the damage it caused by spilling millions of gallons of crude into the gulf, but a new study casts doubt on the company’s ability to pay. BP CEO Tony Hayward may never get...
We’re now far enough into the spring semester that collegiate theater departments have had time to rehearse and stage their new plays. Texas Wesleyan came out with its Benjamin Franklin play last week, and now most of the oth...
Katrina’s winds shredded through cities and towns like a giant scythe, but the Gulf Coast had seen major hurricane winds before.