Opinion: Six Questions Confronting Texas Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

This opinion piece was written by Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor at the University of Houston. The spread of COVID-19 and the resulting shelter-in-place orders...

Opinion: Greg Abbott Likes to Use COVID Emergency Powers, Except for Fighting COVID

Governor Greg Abbott loves to play a neat executive power game. On one hand, he has spent most of the last two years downplaying...

A Tribute To A Teacher

My wife Carmen Grider Luke retired from teaching public school this year.  During her career I have watched as the job has morphed from teaching and caring...

The Texas Supreme Court Intentionally Ignores The Truth: Allows Governor Abbott To Continue His...

On February 18, 2022, Attorney General Ken Paxton issued opinion KP-0401 holding that Texas’ current child abuse laws prohibited the parents of minor transgender...

Opinion: Gov. Abbott Puts Himself Above the Law, and the Courts Let Him

The coronavirus pandemic has had and continues to have an extraordinary impact upon all of our lives. Beyond the suffering and death of too...

Opinion: Nothing New Under the Sun

With the fight to pass the Voting Rights Act of 2022, you’ve been hearing a lot about the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Just...

Opinion: Stereotypes Shouldn’t Drive Decisions of COVID-19 Care for the Disabled or Old

As coronavirus cases soar across our region, hospitals taxed to capacity may soon face the unthinkable — deciding who lives and who dies. The...

Opinion: Hey Texas! Wear a Mask!

Due to our COVID-19 crisis, I have been at home a great deal lately, and I have spent hours watching the news and reading...

Greg Abbott Needs To Put School Safety Into Law

If your children, like mine, were born in the last decade, congratulations! Our kids have been dubbed the “school shooting generation.”  It’s an ominously fitting...

Karma Is The Guy On The Chiefs 

Somewhere along the way, while rooting for her boyfriend, Taylor Swift found herself caught in the crossfire of Brads, Chads & MAGA bros  I want...
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