Subject:

Jack Rains

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Obama Is Santa Anna, Conservatives Are Sam Houston In New Ad

    Santa Anna, pondering how best to create death panels​We thought Obama was bad because he was a Muslim socialist, but it's much, much worse: He's Mexican.At least according to the C Club of Houston, the longtime conservative group now headed by former Secretary of State Jack Rains.Behold their hor ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2010

    Money and Mercy

    Readers comment on Bolivar's loss of Our Mother of Mercy Church

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Business Alliances

    Just by talking to Millennium Energy Ventures, you could become a listed client

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Eckels: The Son Also Rises

    The county judge comes into his own on Commissioners Court

  • News

    April 21, 2005

    Renaissance Man

    A cop learns the pain of piercing

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Election Ennui

    Why the mayor's race hasn't caught fire

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Parting Shots

    Foes of Mayor Lee Brown can't wait to see him gone. And a lot of his friends feel that way, too.

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Mayoral Field of Dreams

    If you pay them, they will come

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Fire Away

    Plus: Labor Pains, Taking the Rains

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    December 27, 2001

    Too Small for the Two of 'Em

    A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    When Will They Learn?

    GOP label doesn't sell in mayoral races

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Political Winds of Change

    A new county study predicts an explosive minority population increase

  • News

    March 30, 2000
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    March 30, 2000

    Dream Taker

    When political egos and a basketball star vow to beautify a derelict building next door to Enron Field, what do you get after more than a year? Nothing.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

    Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    The Insider

    Raging Bull: Rains in pain becomes bane of the HSA board

  • News

    January 13, 2000
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    December 2, 1999

    Stadia Watch

    Les for the Money

  • News

    May 27, 1999
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    February 25, 1999
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    September 17, 1998

    Bum Deal?

    Politics plays an uncertain backup to this "Gimme Shelter"

  • News

    June 25, 1998
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    June 18, 1998
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    June 4, 1998

    Value Added

    When Sports Authority folks got around to estimating the worth of a "Port Park" by the ballpark, the numbers just kept getting bigger

  • News

    June 4, 1998
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    May 28, 1998

    Pushing a Project

    Why was Crestwood suddenly elevated to VIP (very important pavement) status?

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    Up-in-the-Air Ball

    The scale model of the proposed baseball stadium is in place, but not much else appears to be

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Waste Not, Want Not

    Local residents unite to fight the mountain of landfill trash headed their way

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    February 5, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    December 11, 1997
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    November 20, 1997

    Sports Afield

    The Harris County-Houston Sports Authority is a parody of a public body. But who's got time for the niceties of democracy when you're trying to keep Drayton McLane happy?

  • News

    November 20, 1997
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    November 6, 1997

    The Mall That Ate Katy

    Big money, big lobbyists, big tax breaks. The Mills Corporation is bringing one of its "megamalls" to Katy, and it's hardly business as usual in the little town on the prairie.

  • News

    October 2, 1997

    Why Don't They Want This Man to Be Mayor?

    George Greanias is smart. He's honest. He's independent. But Bob Lanier and his friends are pulling out the stops to see that Greanias doesn't return to City Hall.

  • Dining

    April 6, 1995
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