July 2015

Parker Plays Politics with Petitions

Parker Plays Politics with Petitions

After the ongoing and predictably divisive battle surrounding Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance (ERO), one would expect a just and representative government to identify the very flaws that originally caused the contention. One would also expect an effort from officials...
The Criminalization of Politics

The Criminalization of Politics

There is a dangerous trend in the United States toward the criminalization of politics, and it is infecting Texas as well. It may have hit its nadir in Wisconsin, where police dispatched by a pro-union Democrat special prosecutor subjected conservative activists...
Houston’s Funny Numbers

Houston’s Funny Numbers

At this point many people in and around the Bayou City have come to the same conclusion—Houston’s broke. It’s taken some time to accept given that the city has been the fastest growing of the ten largest metro areas. But the years of overspending and deferring...
JPS Bond Backed by Empty Promises

JPS Bond Backed by Empty Promises

Tarrant County officials led by County Judge Glen Whitley are colluding with JPS insiders to ram through a problematic billion-dollar debt deal. The two most recent revelations are the County Court waited to seek constituent input until all the details of the bond...