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    October 29, 2013

    Privatization Everywhere: Public Universitites Want to Go Private

    Privatization -- the other side of the deregulation coin -- has long been a favorite watchword among economic conservatives. Indeed, we can go back all the way to 1981, when President Reagan warned us that government was the problem, not the solution. Thirty-plus years on, this rhetoric still has s ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    September 12, 2012

    Another Death in Journalism: Texas Watchdog Finished?

    Texas Watchdog, we barely knew you. After four years of some stellar muckraking, but so-so writing, that exposed malfeasance in the HISD, dredged out some waste in stimulus dollars (who-woulda-thunk-it?) and exposed "gaping lapses in Texas ethics law," Texas Watchdog may disappear into the ether in ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    11 Great Apps for Dad This Father's Day

    My father loved his computer. I know because he used to call me for tech support almost every day. He was the kind of guy who loved to try out new gadgets. I think a lot of us guys are that way. I know I'm certainly a chip off the ol' block. In that spirit, it makes sense to round up some great app ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    The T. Boone Pickens Road Show

    A former wildcatter and corporate-takeover tycoon preaches alternative energy across America.