This weekend brings St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of all things Irish. Even in Texas there are parades.
As well there should be, because Irish Texans have definitely made their mark on the world.
Like these ten:
10. Matthew McConaughey
His Mom was a McCabe. "McConaughey" is Gaelic for ... More >>
Connally: One very expensive delegateThe political world is abuzz today with word of Rick Perry's impressive fundraising. Right after he entered the GOP presidential primary, Perry hauled in $17.1 million.
The cah grab could "counter the perception that his campaign his struggling," the AP s ... More >>
Dutch received undeserved scornPresident's Day is a time to reflect on the people who've lived in the White House, and how best to learn more about them.
Presidential biographies have always been a huge industry, with a staggering amount of trees felled for books both incredibly dense and an ... More >>
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has announced she will not seek re-election to the Senate, probably a wise move after conservatives sensed blood in the water after her disastrous gubernatorial campaign.
KBH's three terms in the Senate were somewhat odd in that she never made all that much of an impres ... More >>
For decades, vital issues affecting the U.S. and Texas were hashed out in Suite 8-F of the Lamar Hotel in downtown Houston.The suite had only two rooms and a kitchenette and it was decorated in whatever the relevant time period's definition of "tacky" was, but it became the Unofficial Capital of Tex ... More >>
Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz
In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.