Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

Endorsement watch: No go for Double Dip Joe

The editorial board of the Dallas Morning News has its standards. State Rep. Joe Driver’s double-dipping on travel reimbursements is such a lapse in ethics and judgment that it’s impossible to recommend him for re-election from Garland-based House District 113. … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2010 | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Interview with Judith Cruz

Next week I will begin publishing interviews with statewide candidates. There’s one other race and a couple other items of interest to take care of before then. The race in question is for the open HISD Trustee seat in District … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2010 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Judicial Q&A: Shawn Thierry

(Note: I am running a series of Q&As for Democratic judicial candidates on the November ballot. I am running these responses in the order that I receive them from the candidates. These Q&As are primarily intended for candidates who were … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2010 | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Blum poll

I don’t know what to make of this. Ill will toward President Barack Obama and a voter belief that Republican Gov. Rick Perry has helped save the Texas economy are giving Perry a re-election lead over Democrat and former Houston … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2010 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Privately funded high speed rail?

From Houston Tomorrow: A possible Houston to Dallas high-speed rail line was the topic of a Monday morning breakfast meeting featuring Yoshiyuki Kasai, the chairman of Central Japan Railway, Japan’s largest rail company and maker of the famed Japanese “bullet … Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments