October 9, 2017
My entire life, people have unilaterally auto-corrected my name from "Kirk" to "Kurt". It's like they assume my parents just screwed up and misspelled my name.
While that’s been irritating, I’ve hi...
September 11, 2017
Hurricane Harvey is still properly on everyone’s mind. It will be for a very long time.
And Hurricane Irma is a compelling reminder of our sadness and sympathy for all victims of these tragedies.
August 29, 2017
We’ve all watched, with great emotion and a feeling of helplessness, as family, friends and fellow Texans have been faced with the frightening devastation of Hurricane Harvey. And it could still get w...
August 17, 2017
The so-called “special” legislative session is over. Grab your shovels. Let’s bury the rotting carcass of bad policy and stinking politics as fast as we can.
And hope that there are no zombie sessi...
August 1, 2017
We heard a lot during the 140-day regular legislative session about the imperative of following the Rule of Law.
But last week, during the 30-day “special” session,” those in control of the Texas S...
July 11, 2017
When I was a kid, my father would occasionally demonstrate his belief in family democracy. This usually occurred during some important disagreement about something like whether my brother Kyle or I wo...
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