Cynthia M. Allen

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Regarding abortion, Davis as ‘extreme’ as Abbott

I have to agree with the The Denver Post ’s editorial endorsing Cory Gardner, challenger to pro-choice Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, that “obnoxious one-issue campaign[s]” are insulting, particularly when the issue in focus is “reproductive rights.”

To be certain, neither candidate for Texas governor could be accused of running such a campaign. Read more

Bud Kennedy

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Surprise in Rice study: Tarrant an R county, but not a deep shade of red

Besides “seal the border,” a common line this election year calls Tarrant the state’s “reddest” or “most conservative” county.

The libertarian-minded Ron Paul candidates say it to claim they’re not really so extreme. Other Republicans just like the sound. Read more

Mike Norman

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Evidence against Texas voter ID law convincing

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, the Justice Department and other plaintiffs made strong arguments, right up to the Supreme Court, against using strict new Texas voter ID requirements in the Nov. 4 election.

The arguments were convincing. Read more

Bob Ray Sanders

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

A pioneer whose greatness was evident in high school

His fate was set long before James Ireland Cash Jr. ever hoped of going to Texas Christian University, and most certainly before he would integrate its basketball program and lead the Frogs to a Southwest Conference championship in 1967-68.

Way before he received graduate degrees (including a Ph.D. in management information systems) from Purdue University, Cash had demonstrated that he was a deep thinker. Read more