Carole Keeton Strayhorn

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Broken System

    A lawsuit alleges that 12,000 kids trapped in foster care with little chance of getting out are being exposed to abuse and neglect, shuttled around the state and denied health services.

  • News

    November 19, 2009

    The Tug of War

    Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.

  • Culture

    April 12, 2007
  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Candidate of the Year

    Practical solutions, involving liquor and guns

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    Chris Bell Is In Your Extended Network (?)

    Wanna be in his Top 120? Life can't be much fun on the Chris Bell campaign. You're the Democratic nominee and you're stuck trading jabs with goofball-named candidates like Kinky and Grandma, while Governor Rick Perry sips mai-tais and looks down on you from his 15-point lead. Meanwhile, you hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2006

    Losers Win

    "Vote, er, don't vote for me." Any poll that has you in last place can't be good for a politician. Unless, of course, that poll is taking place on Wonkette, and the subject is "Who is Running the Worst Campaign in America?" The voters at Wonkette clearly think Texas Democratic gubernatorial ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2006

    Ringing Bell

    Chris Bell ain't lookin' for trouble. We recently chatted with Independent gubernatorial candidate/big-black-hat-wearin' Kinky Friedman about his environmental tour, which featured a Houston stop. Well, Democratic candidate/longtime politico Chris Bell has also been on the road this week for an e ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Online Confessions

    An alleged killer bares all on MySpace

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Just Say Ho

    A Tennessee-based Virginia rocker salutes the Big Drunk in song; also: Mary Cutrufello gets back on track

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Bench Blues

    The judiciary starts scrambling after state cuts in visiting judges