Daily Archives: May 4, 2003

Jack Chick

Gary Farber points to this article on Jack Chick, the world’s most widely published author, who specializes in apocalyptic evangelical comics. It’s a fascinating read. Obligatory new-media nod: Chick’s choice of medium was not that odd—for the 17th and 18th … Continue reading Continue reading

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Taxes, taxes, taxes

Elsewhere on the op-ed pages today we get some more serious stuff, as Lt. Governor David Dewhurst pushes his school finance reform plan, while a couple of think-tank theorists argue instead for a state income tax. Meanwhile, Clay Robison notes … Continue reading Continue reading

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Our poor misunderstood government

The funniest thing I read today was this opinion piece by Sherry Sylvester of Texas Media Watch, which blames “one-sided and emotional” coverage of the ongoing budget battle to – wait for it – media monopolies. Yes, readers of the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Still more on redistricting

Tom DeLay’s redistricting jihad continues on, despite little support outside of the Republicans in the state House. Speaker Tom Craddick has promised to allow a vote on the House floor, but with no enthusiasm from Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and … Continue reading Continue reading

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