August 2009

School Buildings A Study In Waste

There was a story last week in the state press about how school districts are now competing over who has the fanciest video scoreboards at athletic facilities. I know, we’re supposed to believe that public schools are really hurting for the money they need to provide...

Tax Cuts, Not Increases, In Tough Times

As the City of Dallas finalizes their budget, they should listen to their paper’s editorial board, or look to their neighbors. The Dallas Morning News is telling the city council “this is no time for a tax increase.” Meanwhile, Collin County, just north of Dallas, is...

What Is It Texas Liberals Want? A Tyranny?

A group called Texans Care for Children is out with typical claims of how Texas children are suffering due to now high unemployment. (I seem to remember the same claim when Texas was at full employment the past few years in regard to CHIP.) The Dallas Morning News...