Texas is a Mess

Ideas and Issues

Wichita Falls     For years signs along the Texas highways, bumper stickers, and just about everything else proudly declared, “Don’t Mess with Texas.”  It was classic Texas.  Designed to stop litter with a chest-thumping scowl to go with the demand.  There’s a new slogan that you can read on the faces of Texans along the …

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Will My School Be Next?

Ideas and Issues

Los Angeles     There’s a point when people get numb.  Not so much used to something as feeling it is inevitable.  Reading the news about another school shooting, this time in suburban Houston where more young people were killed, I was most struck by a young woman who was interviewed while sheltered saying, “we wondered when …

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