July 28, 2017
The enormous sums donors give state Republican officeholders raise especially disturbing questions in a one-party state like Texas.
July 19, 2017
Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and others are becoming the government equivalents of helicopter parents.
July 17, 2017
Shrugging acceptance by Greg Abbott and other Republicans of Russia’s hacking of the 2016 election betrays their real voter suppression intentions.
June 27, 2017
Outnumbered Democrats are valiantly trying to remind them that there’s a future coming that the state is woefully unprepared to meet.
June 25, 2017
GOP health care plans make it plain that it’s time to break out of tribal political thinking and begin thinking for ourselves.
June 18, 2017
Monday, June 19, at 6 p.m. Central Time, Dr. Forbes will lead what should be a powerful, inclusive and heartening celebration of Juneteenth at Riverside. The event will be livestreamed.
June 18, 2017
Vicious attacks on the free press and an upside-down view of the separation of church and state put the First Amendment at risk.
June 5, 2017
GOP leaders showed they were eager to be hurtful.
May 23, 2017
In a "prayer" that reads like a terroristic threat, Lt. Gov Dan Patrick backer Steven Hotze took aim at his political opponents.
May 21, 2017
Trump is stuck with his narcissism, hollowness, greed and authoritarian ways.
May 19, 2017
As the 2017 regular legislative session nears its end, we ponder the unfortunate consequences of today’s political circus
May 14, 2017
We’ll be poorer. We’ll be sicker. We’ll die sooner.
May 11, 2017
All Republicans, their names are: Jonathan Stickland (Bedford), Matt Rinaldi (Irving), Matt Shaheen (Plano), Matt Schaeffer (Tyler), Kyle Biedermann (Frederickburg), and Tony Tinderholt (Arlington)
May 5, 2017
They know the measure's unconstitutional, so why bark about it?
May 5, 2017
It was a hateful spectacle unlike anything this writer has ever seen. U.S. House Republicans were partying their butts off, gleefully celebrating their vote to deny health care to millions of their fellow Americans.
May 1, 2017
If the Texas Legislature is going to waste time, they should do so on something less mean-spirited, less regressive and less discriminatory.
April 27, 2017
The So-Called ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Is Clearly Unconstitutional and the GOP Knows It.
April 17, 2017
Democrats’ urban strength behind Abbott power grab
April 7, 2017
Good news: common sense from House budget writers - Bad news: Trumpism remains loose across the land