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...
June 26, 2017
Obsessed by politics? Infuriated by politics? Want to stop thinking about politics?
Well, get over it. It’s front and center. It’s every day. It’s maddening, and it makes your head and heart h...
June 12, 2017
It seems that some folks might not think too much of the people of Austin, what with our sincerely held beliefs about equality and apparently funky smell.
Without question, there’s a d...
May 31, 2017
Well, that was one for the history books...and not in a good way.
But before I dwell on the legislative session, let me share what is arguably some of the best news ever.
My son Preston and daug...
May 15, 2017
Something incredible happened in the Texas Senate last week….we worked together to create good public policy that will help all Texans.
I know. That shouldn’t be something to crow about. You’d thi...
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