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Our Empire Strikes Back

Bitcoin a ‘Postmodern Pyramid Scheme’?

Home on the (Gun) Range

Debunking the Pro-Lie Party

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Red Wrong

If you were the average, red-blooded, teenaged American boy in the late ’80s, you weren’t sure of too many things, if anything at all,...

Takin’ Care of Business

Two weeks. That’s how long we’ve been waiting for a response from Jody Johnson about emails that may show fellow government employees working on his...

Local Elections Cheat Sheet

If times were simpler, ballot choices would be public referenda on taxation, government policies, and spending priorities. And while those issues largely remain at...

Blessed Are the Bigoted?

According to Instagram, Landon Schott, the lead pastor at Mercy Culture Church, has no problem outing himself as a conspiracy nut in public or...

Memo to the Texas Taliban

I received a message a couple of days ago from a local critic, and it made me smile.   it’s a shame no one has not...

Immortalizing the Not-So-Nice

Recently deceased art and culture critic Dave Hickey had a thing or two to say about the art world. Run by a class of...

News Roundup

“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.” — Elie Wiesel   Most...

Causation in Conroe

A good friend emailed me this past Sunday morning and asked me why Donald Trump spoke in Conroe, Texas, the day before. I didn’t know....

Primary Reasons to Worry

Following the murder of George Floyd in mid-2020 and the resulting protests that erupted in Fort Worth and across the globe, then-mayor Betsy Price...

Shoulders of Goliath

On Veterans Day, it’s typical and appropriate to see countless homages, salutes, and earnest formal and informal appreciation ceremonies for military servicemen and servicewomen...