Was Kajieme Powell Acting as a Martyr?

I’ve watched the video of Kajieme Powell being shot so many times I’m starting to feel uncomfortable with myself. Can someone please explain to me what was going on? Was he trying to mimic the Brown situation to prove a point by sacrificing himself? The petty theft and display of the meaningless products on the side of the […]

If You Give a Cop an Assault Rifle, He’s Going to Ask for a Tank

…when you give him the tank, he’ll probably take your city hostage. Last night two reporters were arrested in Ferguson, MO; one from the Huffington Post and one from the Washington Post.  It’s a really, really big deal — not that the blatant crimes against the people of Ferguson aren’t already a big deal. Journalists aren’t better than […]

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes.

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes. Applying to law school? Sending out your resume to midlevel jobs? Better purge your Facebook of all pictures of you out with your friends! Looking to work for the city of Addison? Tom Hunse can tell you all about how you ought to beef up your LinkedIn with racist […]

Better to be Christian and Have Dementia than to be Muslim and Qualified

Someone asked me the other day what’s wrong with Dallas — if it’s so cheap to live there, there must be some kind of catch. I didn’t know the answer then, but I sure do now. I should just forward him this article. So the mayor of Addison (a Dallas suburb where yours truly lives) […]