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Category Archives: Texas
Failure of Governance In Texas
Political scientist Steven L. Taylor blogs: Yes, markets work because supply and demand are real forces that drive human behavior. So, yes, it makes sense that as electrical supply dwindled in Texas at the same time that demand was surging … Continue reading
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ESPN 30 For 30: What Carter Lost
This documentary is a good metaphor for the black experience in America. It starts out talking about what fine folks attended the black Carter High School in Dallas. How the community was comprised of doctors, PhDs, professionals and the like. … Continue reading
Three Time National Champion Football Coach Darrell Royal Was No Leader On Racial Integration
Over the weekend, I watched a couple of movies (My All-American and The Story of Darrell Royal) about University of Texas football coach Darrell Royal and was struck that all of his national championship teams were all-white. The Austin Chronicle … Continue reading
The alt-right’s demographic nightmare
Economist Scott Sumner writes: “What about going further out than 2060? My response would be that no one knows what the distant future will look like. The Anglo-Saxon worries about Irish immigrants in the 1800s look ridiculous today. I’m not … Continue reading
The Spirit Of New Orleans Lives On In Texas!
It was just like this after Hurricane Katrina! NYT: In Wimberley, Tex., people helped each other regroup after deadly storms damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes… “Over the past few days, we’ve been absolutely amazed and overwhelmed at the generosity … Continue reading
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