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QOTD: Voter voices skepticism in Israeli parliamentary elections

Miriam Engel, a 29-year-old dance teacher who voted in parliamentary elections held in Israel on Tuesday. …

Americans should better understand, not shun, China

By T.J. Mayes The conventional wisdom in the U.S. intelligence community is that the United States will no longer be the world’s lone superpower by 2030. The rise of China,…

‘Numb nuts’ not appropriate in political discourse, says poll

It seems insults have gone downhill of late — probably to match the sinking level of intelligence in modern day politics. A new poll of New Jersey voters indicates clearly…

Levy hopes to shape up DISD

Jennifer Levy, candidate for District 1’s DISD school board seat, had her first experience with public school when she enrolled her special needs preschooler, Lucy, in Preston Hollow Elementary. “The…

GOP debate number 26 just as useless as the rest

I find myself disgusted at the spectacle political debates have become. Today’s debate was more concerned with personal issues than national ones, and completely failed to address any of the…

Dallas to require background checks for homeland security volunteers. Are we seriously just starting this now?

In response to the case of Aaron McCarthy, the controversial founder of the New Black Panther movement who was squeezed out of his spot on Dallas’ Homeland Security Committee over…

Perry’s approval ratings lower than Obama’s. Oh, the irony.

After Perry’s reasonably graceful exit from the GOP primary, he’s back in Texas. Turns out, Texans aren’t too happy about it. His approval rating is now sitting at a 10…

Big D Dirt: Ringing in the New Year! Jan. 2 – 8 in Dallas Politics.

Welcome to Big D Dirt’s first installment of 2012. It was a pretty happenin’ week in the Big D as 2012 got off to its first week of existence. Perhaps…

You only THOUGHT University Park was serious about its parking

University Park has been on a bit of a parking tirade for the last year. They now require residential parking permits, are fiddling with parking in Snider Plaza and battling…

Iowa Caucus suffered from severe lack of classiness

While the 8-vote win for Romney in Iowa was less than decisive, the grunts and huffs from the two oldest candidates in the race screamed loud and clear – just…

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