Fort Bend ISD approves construction of new elementary school, questions emerge

During a series of public comment and Board of Trustee meetings, parents, employees and taxpayers of the Fort Bend Independent School District were presented with the plan for a proposed bond package on the November 2014 ballot. The presentation included a plan to construct ES 46 in Aliana, a facility needed to address overcrowding at Oakland […]

Who tried to help white guys win re-election by leading voters to believe they’re black?

Could white Republicans running in a district whose voters include black Democrats win an election? Would the black Democrats decry the advertising strategy as deceitful? After two years living in Missouri City, Fort Bend County I learned anything is possible. Enter Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen, former Fort Bend ISD Trustee Bruce Albright, the Missouri City […]

Complaint against Houston Metro alleges civil liberties violations

A Houston woman filed a complaint in the United States District Court, Southern District alleging a Houston Metro police officer violated her civil rights when she was detained and arrested for crossing a street and failure to produce identification upon demand. On November 5, 2013, Elizabeth Theiss, leader of Political Action Committee “Stop The Magnet” […]

Amnesty supporter- “we’re not goin’ nowhere!”—until HPD arrives

This amnesty supporter did not believe in the law-abiding civil society for reasons he was unable to articulately communicate—that is, of course, until HPD arrived on the scene. Perhaps actions sometimes speak louder than words. Watch the amnesty supporter dressed in the black t-shirt and khaki shorts scream: “we’re not goin’ no where! —we’re gonna […]

Assistant AG Glicker: a hotel is not a residence

After a Montgomery County jury convicted Jim Jenkins of “knowingly” voting in the May 2010 Woodlands Road Utility District election, Assistant Attorney General David Glicker tweeted “a hotel is not a residence”: Remember when George H.W. Bush rented a suite at the Houstonian, a hotel that served as their official Texas residence? A 1992 CNN […]