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Mass Shootings? Sure, But Did You Know To Run Away?

Could there be a better sign of how accustomed to mass shootings we have become? We no longer view these atrocities as surprising.  We...

Chick-Fil-A, Not Cruz, Shows Enduring Strength Of Tea Party

For two days, the surprise victory of Ted Cruz was all anybody could talk about. The Tea Party upstart who beat back establishment candidate...

Being A Woman Is No Longer A Pre-Existing Condition

Today, under President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare, new and critical benefits for women take effect, according to a press release from...

Drones Bring US Pilots Closer To Enemies’ Lives

Thought drone warfare was making warfare into a video game? Not so, according to a front-page New York Times story that flips the conventional understanding...

Mission Accomplished: Bush Makes Bozo Of Himself Again

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...

Breaking News: Air Is a Public Issue

It’s hard to think of a more Orwellian name for a state entity than the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, which has apparently been...

Rick Perry Helps Us Get Healthy

Well, our genius governor is at it again. Rick Perry announced yesterday that he's refusing to implement the Affordable Care Act in Texas, joining...

Palazzolo Files Second Whistleblower Lawsuit

"This case is bigger than Joseph Palazzolo in that the Fort Worth ISD is going to have to decide if it wants to allow...

Texas lesbian couple shot in possible hate crime

Two teenage lesbians in the small town of Portland, Texas were shot, one of them fatally, on the same weekend as gays and lesbians...

TCU Prof Sees Texas Republican Platform And Is Afraid, Very Afraid

  John T. Harvey is a longtime economics guru at Texas Christian University and a blogger at Forbes. His blog Pragmatic Economics tries to explain...