Last month, Mayor Annise Parker’s handpicked police chief rammed a downtown pedestrian with his car (propelling the poor guy), gave a highly inaccurate account of the incident, and was not cited by HPD for the
We have been calling BS on the numbers put out by Astrodome Boondoggle proponents for years. As we’ve watched free-spending Houston Mayor Annise Parker and formerly fiscally conservative County Judge Ed Emmett jump on the
We were surprised earlier this week by a nice local government watchdog/accountability piece that appeared in the Chronicle. Background: In 2007, Mayor Bill White and his Council pushed through an ordinance that was sold to
Roughly three weeks ago, the Chronicle ran an essay that was stunning for its length, its unabashed advocacy (under the guise of straight “news”), and the clear absence of sensible editorial guidance. The essay in
In Tuesday’s mayoral debate, which was rendered nearly useless by the steady stream of wacky comments coming from the Green and Socialist Workers Party candidates, Mayor Annise Parker pledged to build light rail to both
Last night, the story broke. A handful (one, two, three?) of disgruntled Houston Texans fans decided to act silly, showed up at Matt Schaub’s house (allegedly) and proceeded to heckle him and his family *.
The Chronicle‘s “Houston Advocate” reporter (whatever that means) has a dire Doomsday warning of something that could, maybe, perhaps happen if the federal government maybe, perhaps remains (partially) shut down: Shutdown could delay November food
Way back when, we used to comment on the Chronicle‘s strange practice of allowing its Austin Bureau chief at the time, Clay Robison, to write partisan lefty screeds on the weekends, while overseeing the bureau’s