Photo courtesy GHCVBThanks to term limits, turnover among Houston city council members is fairly regular, and institutional memory be damned. But an ever-fresh supply of new meat means that at least some of that meat will be highly flavorful.This decade didn't disappoint when it comes to that asp ... More >>
Congressional District 22, even after a few years, still contains the strong stench of Tom DeLay. Not to mention his hapless successor, Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, known forever to readers of the popular Wonkette blog as "Dracula Cunt" after we noted how she had received a write-in vote (that counted!) un ... More >>
The South Main campus is Virgin Central
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, Tom DeLay, Janet Jackson and Tom DeLay again
Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all
www.sekulagibbsforcongress.com There's just something so very D.C. about her. Over at Off the Kuff, Charles Kuffner has plans to interview the candidates vying for the City Council seat vacated by Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, and he's asked his readers to offer up some suggested questions. We've got a f ... More >>
www.sekulagibbsforcongress.com She definitely became known as a D.C. politician. Every great journalist has that one story, that pice de resistance that makes his or her career. Rachel Carson had Silent Spring. Sy Hersh had the Mai Lai massacre. Woodward and Bernstein had Watergate. And our ve ... More >>
www.sekulagibbsforcongress.com There are at least four ways to spell Kelly's, er, Shelley's name. Miya Shay, the political reporter for Channel 13, has a lively blog that's often worth checking in on. A few days ago (hey, we don't read it daily) she had an item about council member Pam Holm, wh ... More >>
A gay Republican for City Council?
You, too, can patrol our borders
The 2006 Collectors Edition
Bell: Kicking it Intercontinental You've done your civic duty, and now it's time to see if your guy or gal is going pull through tonight. If you want to scream for your candidate with like-minded voters, rather than sit through "Decision 2006" coverage at home, you've got options after the polls ... More >>
Photos by Steven Devadanam for HouStoned Images Ltd., Ulmtd. A multi-tasking protestor denounces prison torture while modeling an excellent Halloween costume. As you know, the Leader of the Free World held court at the Sugar Land Regional Airport yesterday, stumping for one Shelley Sekula-Gibbs ... More >>
Photos by Steven Devadanam for HouStoned Images Ltd., Ulmtd. The Kid hammed it up for the camera, like a true star... You may have heard that the Houston Zoo is looking for help in naming its newborn elephant, whom staffers say currently goes by "The Kid." Starting today, you can vote on a name ... More >>
Remember when we praised City Hall? Forget it.
Don't ask how, but the city made a good move
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All kidding aside, why smoking may be good for Houston
HISD kills a reality show on high school dancers
Just chop 'em where it says "Do Not Chop," boys
The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.
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Houston remains embroiled in what to do about Memorial Park
The city's top MDs collide, but the mayor sides with Shelley
Houston City Councilwoman Shelley Sekula-Gibbs
Plus: Hot Topic, Shooting Fish?, Sympathy - Not
The officers didn't know, their supervisors didn't know, the police chief didn't know. Oh, tell me another one. Tell me a Kmart story, please.
Edwards draws raves in her inaugural year on council
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