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Why He’s Running

The Caliphate Returns

IffySwift Justice

Of Wolves and Words

A lighter “Lite Guv”?

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

A Weak Constitution

I love our state. I've canoed the Red River and skinny-dipped in the Pedernales. I've weathered dust storms, snowstorms, hurricanes, and nearly five decades...

Overdue at the Library

When was the last time you went to the library? When was the last time you even thought about the library - had a...

Losing Our (American) Way

The other day I heard on the radio an industrial-edged remake (by a band called Dissturbed) of the 1986 Genesis pop hit, "Land of...

It’s Not the Guns

I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own...

Tarnish on the Hardware

Those of you not in the journalism biz probably haven't noticed this peculiar little ethics problem local news organizations have been dealing with for...

The London Hicks-Sick Blues

When Metroplex sports team owner Tom Hicks announced recently that he was buying a $250 million share in the Liverpool soccer club of the...

Snow in July

Let's say I have a crystal ball, and in early April I lay out to you what the Texas Rangers' baseball season will look...

Republicans, We Hardly Know Ye

I’m curious — what has happened to the Republican Party? After all, these are the people who like to tell Americans they are the...

A Broad Heart

On a warm Sunday in December, in a closed-door special business meeting, the congregants and elected deacons of Broadway Baptist Church staved off potential...

Literary Villains

I grew up in Cleburne, and the news that a group of parents are calling for the removal of Ken Follett's Pillars of the...