Jim Schutze

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  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Check out our Dumb Things Rick Perry Says Randomizer here. In his quest for the presidency, Texas Governor Rick Perry says three things: His state's economy is better than America's. Low taxes and small government are the reasons. He gets the cred...

  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Editor's note: Eight months ago, in part as a response to Arizona's enactment of a law requiring its police to ask anyone they think might be here illegally (read: Mexicans) to produce proof of legal status, Village Voice Media embarked on an exte...

  • 12 years ago

    At first the debris field was exciting. Normal people don't have precedent for dealing with spaceships exploding over their heads. Driving southeast from Dallas down U.S. Highway 175 a few hours after the crash, you could see it in people's eyes -...

  • 13 years ago

    At first the debris field was exciting. Normal people don't have precedent for dealing with spaceships exploding over their heads. Driving southeast from Dallas down U.S. Highway 175 a few hours after the crash, you could see it in people's eyes -...

  • 14 years ago

    I stare. Outside the window above my computer screen, rose hips on thorny stems are barely moving, making tiny anticipatory nods to a soft morning breeze. My wife calls down for me to come right away, something terrible at the edge of her voice. O...

  • 15 years ago

    If there is one issue where George W. Bush can be lifted up bodily from his political context and examined on his own two feet, it is education reform. That's not to say he invented it, or that no one else has been involved, but clearly George W. ...