Quantcast
Authors Posts by Peter Gorman

Peter Gorman

173 POSTS 16 COMMENTS

Blue Wave

From a purely political point of view, holding the 2018 Texas Democratic Convention in Tarrant County is a smart move. Ours is the largest...

Tightening the Screws

While former President Barack Obama deported an unprecedented number of undocumented immigrants during his eight years in office, Donald Trump appears bent not just...

Imprisoned Women, a Texas Tragedy

While the number of women in the entire United States’ criminal justice system has ballooned since 1980, the number of women in Texas prisons...

Time for a Change

Politics is a dirty business, so why would a happily married mother of two and an award-winning science teacher who describes her life as...

Fast Track to Nowhere

Despite his legal status as a U.S. citizen, a local restaurant owner whose parents are from El Salvador did not want his last name...

Toss ’Em If You Got ’Em

There will be happy people and unhappy people beginning March 12, 2018, when Stage Two of Fort Worth’s nonsmoking ordinance goes into effect. Passed...

More Presents

For as long as I can remember, which is more than 60 years, I’ve been both excited and disappointed when Christmas rolls around. As...

Identifying Desert Bones

Near the border in Arizona, a corpse will start to mummify in less than 24 hours. “They don’t bloat. They don’t putrefy. They just desiccate...

Bones in the Desert

In the desert between Nogales and Tucson, Ariz., the remains of three to five people are being found every week. “And that’s too damned many,”...

Time to Talk Gun Violence

I got the news in the middle of the night, after waking up from a fitful sleep to sit at my computer for a...