American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won’t notice.
With all the bands reuniting these days, it's hard to say anything is forever in the world of music. Bands are even getting smart and putting themselves on "indefinite hiatus" rather than actually "breaking up." See, they're just going away for a while. A "break up" would be too much of a commitment ... More >>
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning or afternoon from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula i ... More >>
Unlike refugees from other troubled countries, only a fraction of Mexicans seeking U.S. asylum are accepted no matter how horrible their wounds or their stories.
Houston's Daniel Shea thinks Joseph Ratzinger has a lot to answer for if he'd talk.
In this week's feature, a man named Steve Morrison was hit in his car and killed by Rosa Villegas-Vatres, a legal immigrant from El Salvador. Villegas-Vatres was allowed to stay here through the T visa program, which was founded about nine years ago by then-Attorney General John Ashcroft as a too ... More >>
Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen
He cheated a family out of $120,000. It took four years in jail to make him the victim.
Live in Aught-Three (Compadre Records)
The Domino Kings have trumped Texas on their bid for alt-country success
Michael Franti and friends fight the hawks with hits
Fastow plea deal contradicts the feds' policy
According to former Houstonians the Business Machines, that's the only way to get a career
With JC in the TDCJ
The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes
Friday, March 7
Masquerade and Theatre New West prove a musical is not a musical is not a musical
"Made in USA" gives patriotism a twist
The Majestic has the sap but not the magic of the master
Feds find weird art but not anthrax terrorists at the Art Car Museum
The Democratic Party chief is full of promises -- and attitude
Border Patrol agents in South Texas contend they are getting paid to stay put as illegal immigrants go around them. Is this how the much-hyped crackdown along the Rio Grande is supposed to work?
Positions open as top Paige deputies depart on the Northbound Train
What a Circus!, Border Nazis?, Maxine's Postmortem