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Re-Greening the Shrub

Legion of Doom-kopfs

Ebola’s Grim Math

Cracks in the Frack Wall

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

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...

The Meaning of Paris

After French policeman Ahmed Merabet was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week, his brother Malek said, “My brother was Muslim,...

A Ban on Hypocrisy

Not long after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., I got into a little argument with a good friend about gun control. I lean liberal,...

Goodbye, Fossil Fuels?

“We would like to get to a prototype in five generations,” said Dr. Thomas McGuire, director of the Revolutionary Technology division at Lockheed...

Terrorism Equation

“We will not be cowed by these sick terrorists,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron after ISIS produced a grisly video of the mass...

How to Vote

There is a certain irony in the fact that while the Texas Photo Voter ID law is under court challenge by Democrats and the...

Open-Armed, Despite All

What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point...

Coming to Terms

So now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is calling for Texas governors to serve no more than two full four-year terms. We heard that call...

Less Fighting, More Fear

Imagine for a moment that all the wars of the world have come to a peaceful conclusion. Most violent crime against people and property...

Getting off the High Horse

After a tough day, you’re decompressing, shutting out the world, checking out the lightest of internet fare. You come across a video with a...