Musings: Allen West’s Big Misadventure

Musings: Allen West’s Big Misadventure

There’s something about the American West generally and Texas specifically that has always attracted people looking for a place to start over. People who have washed out of every corner of American life have found their way to Texas. Some of them found life in the oil...
Musings: Dropped

Musings: Dropped

I love a used bookstore. I think it stems from my childhood when my mother would take my brother and me to the one used book emporium in the small town I grew up in and we would explore the stacks and shelves of books on a quest for hidden treasures as exotic and...
Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas Republican Party Chairman Texas Allen West announced Friday he would be resigning from his leading role in the state party.  West, a right-wing Republican who was elected to the position only last year, did not say where he was going next.  “Lt. Col....

Musings: Allen West and TX GOP Eye the Texits

At the risk of opening a Pandora’s box that I’ll soon regret, could any thinking Texan that supports seceding from the union drop me a line and tell me what gives? Weren’t Texas Republicans the folks that made patriotic bravado a prerequisite for political...