From the very moment that Dan Patrick declared his candidacy for Senate District 7, he has faced overwhelming odds. Three polished, experienced and connected politicians ran against him in the primary. News media ridiculed him daily, laughing at the … [Read more]
Not Exactly a Win/Win
The residents are not the only beneficiaries of the deal, which appears to be a winning proposition all the way around. Winning proposition all the way around? Right. Let’s do the math. The center has to divert $6 million dollars from providing much … [Read more]
Bill White For Governor Campaign Ad Contest
In the spirit of competition, Lone Star Times managing editor Matt Bramanti (Benzion was busy looking for pecan pie) will choose 3 or 4 of the best ideas for ads, then place them in a poll. LST readers will then get to choose the best ad. Top prize … [Read more]
For The Revenue? Or Just Another Payback?
For more than 40 years, it has occupied a prime chunk of public real estate near River Oaks caring for, employing and housing the mentally retarded. But now the city of Houston is planning to sell the land to the highest bidder, meaning the nonprofit … [Read more]
James Prince Day? Honor?
more than 20 years of commitment and dedication for giving back to the city. And who is James Prince you ask? He is the founder of Rap A Lot Records, the rap label that put the South on the hip hop map. Whoo hooo. As for what he has given back, how … [Read more]