October 26, 2015
I love Texas. It’s a great state and I serve it proudly. But there are days when those in control of the Capitol make my head hurt and they do things that help me sort of understand why Norwegians use...
October 13, 2015
Don Preston Watson, my old man, had a picture that hung behind his desk forever. And now I have it.
It’s a sketch of Teddy Roosevelt with the iconic quote about those who watch versus those who do:...
September 22, 2015
I heard about two sisters — one was a veterinarian and the other a taxidermist. They went into business together and hung a big sign out front. The sign said: “Vet and Taxidermist. Either way, you ...
February 9, 2015
Recently, I half-jokingly tweeted that the local newspaper had used a less-than-flattering picture of me. I thought it didn’t capture my essence very well. So I whined a little.
Careful what you as...
February 2, 2015
What if Sematech had stayed in Austin forever?
The world-renowned semiconductor consortium that called Austin home until 2010 was an economic powerhouse for its two-plus decades here, generating th...
August 29, 2014
Judge: Abortion clinic requirements create undue burden for women
The following is a statement from Sen. Kirk Watson following Friday's ruling from U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel striking down key pr...
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