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Can't we get a do-over?

Paul Burka apparently came out of retirement — perhaps just briefly — to write this scathing critique for TexasMonthly.com of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. 151 more words

Political News

Abbott: Texas's newest job poacher in chief

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been called the state’s latest “job poacher in chief,” picking up where former Gov. Rick Perry left off.

I beg to differ on one specific point. 200 more words

State News

Tired of London but not tired of life

I remember reading once in the magazine Texas Monthly that the writer’s grown daughters had left Texas for New York City but had recently returned.  As he put it, “They left for the culture and excitement but returned for the queso.”  Right now, I’m really longing for some queso. 519 more words


Best Company Bowl-A-Rama Celebration

What do you do when you are selected as one of the Top Companies to Work for in the State of Texas?  The same thing you do when you have your biggest revenue month in the history of the company….   94 more words


Not making nice in Legislature

Texas legislators are ripping a page out of the congressional playbook.

Some of ’em are treating others of ’em badly in public.


It’s not supposed to be like this, gentlemen. 101 more words

State News

Foodie Friday

It’s Foodie Friday! Happy, Happy! Joy, Joy!

Today is May 1, which means that in four days, it will be a day of celebration for many – … 284 more words

Life In General

Margin of Error: Why Everyone Hates the Texas Business Tax

How did a state like Texas, which views all taxes with disdain, wind up with a tax like the one it levies on business? This tax is so bad that few other states that adopted one like it kept it for very long. 126 more words

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