Posts Tagged ‘president’
Our neighbors in Mexico are definitely interested in the U.S. presidential election — particularly “The Donald.”
BERT JOHNSON @bertedjohnson
BERT JOHNSON @bertedjohnson
At Mexico City’s historic central square, or zócalo, Jose Adan Garcia Canales was busy balancing a small pipe organ on a wooden peg. He turned its crank, and the instrument let out a shrill tune reminiscent of circus music. ...
The governor’s latest political ad gets lots of attention, most of it bad.
Just when it seemed Rick Perry’s flagging presidential campaign couldn’t get any more desperate, his latest Iowa TV ad disproved that belief.
Though laudable in concept, J.M. Richardson’s debut novel sags in execution.
Assailing the evils wrought by corporate greed and government cowardice is a noble — if not original — intent. But just as the protester who looks like she’s been at a rave all weekend makes it hard for conservatives to t...
A Fort Worth-sponsored survey showed that most residents want the number of council member districts expanded from eight to 10 to provide better representation. Increasing the number of districts is expected to reduce the avera...
Turnover at the top raises questions about the Cliburn Foundation’s future.
The 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition ended with a flourish — the crowning of a co-champion with a compelling life story, the filming of a documentary that would find distribution in movie theaters nationwide, ...
We’re 10 years past the Twin Towers attack and still fighting wars in its name. Can we open our eyes in time?
After witnessing the first jetliner crash into the Twin Towers on that Sept. 11 morning, a friend’s wife and 7-year-old daughter fled to their nearby Manhattan loft and ran to the roof to look around. From there, they saw the...
In honor of Gov. Rick Perry confirming he’s a presidential candidate after first consulting with George W. Bush, somebody created this new Facebook page.
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 ...
Perry should prepare for the fine-tooth comb.
After insisting for a year that he had no interest in running for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said a few weeks ago that he’s thinking about it.
While Super Bowl fans cheered, protesters on the other side of the world fought the real battle.
Well, here we are in the greatest country in the world. The snow melted just in time for the massed mobs to watch the gladiators have a go at each other. Tickets, as of Sunday morning, were going for between $3,500 and $20,000....