They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.
The Bobby Petrino Saga. It won't go away. And that's good because I can't look away. Last Friday, I posted the links to and a summary of the various documents that were released to the public. (Hat tip to the Freedom of Information Act, the plague on the house of any state employee who has skeleton ... More >>
Reason number 5,214,819 that the internet is awesome: You can get entire scripts of virtually any movie on line. FREE! While this may not sound cool, it comes in handy when trying to figure out what movie certain famous lines are from or figuring out the names of obscure characters. One thing about ... More >>
Well, Bobby Petrino has officially been fired as the head football coach at the University of Arkansas. His coaching future is, at best, on life support, his marriage is in shambles and his mistress is supposedly in some sort of "other woman" witness protection program. In your classic story of "mi ... More >>
How far did cardinal go in tearing down Ike-ravaged church?
An extensive investigation has uncovered secret plans for the Astrodome's future.
We've bailed out the banks. When do we go after the crooks behind our financial collapse?
Maybe this has come out before -- the list seems to be a year old -- but we noticed today a story in the British paper The Guardian about the list of DVDs NASA has provided to the International Space Station.The actual list is here, released under the Freedom of Information Act. Movies are appare ... More >>
A college newspaper poses quite the conundrum when it comes to the Freedom of Information Act. Technically journalists can refuse turn over notes, but if a publication is receiving public funding, they must comply with record requests. University of Houston’s student run paper, The Daily Cougar ... More >>
Edwin Wilson said he was still in touch with his former employer, the CIA, when he shipped explosives out of Houston to the Middle East. The CIA denied it. The CIA lied
For our next FOIA request, we'd like to know where he got that lovely tie. When Senator John Cornyn isn't busy making sure the Prez can torture anyone he wants, he's doing some good stuff for government transparency. Along with Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Cornyn sponsored the OPEN Governme ... More >>
Dr. Amos and Cecilia Ozumba ran Houston Maintenance Clinic for four years. Have they finally run it into the ground?
In the battle to privatize welfare services in Texas, corporate bidders have enlisted some inside help