Even seated outside the Taft Street Coffeehouse on a peaceful, breezy North Montrose Tuesday, Tim O'Brien overflows with nervous energy, occasionally cut with a shot of pure cold fury. He waves his hands and jabs the air with accusatory fingers as he calls forth a tangled litany of complaints, some directed against UH's history department (where he is a doctoral candidate) and administration, others against his arch-nemesis U.S. Representative... More >>>
Fourth Ward grande dame Ola Mae Kennedy has nothing but the highest praise for Tim O'Brien. Of his nemesis Sheila Jackson Lee, she is less sanguine. "She just ain't no earthly good," Kennedy says.