Category: Commentary

TXDOT names top toll truancy offenders

Who are the state’s worst offenders when it comes to unpaid tolls? Thanks to SB 1792, the Texas Department of Transportation has released the names of those individuals as part of an effort to collect more than $27 million in unpaid tolls. Toll roads are a troubling issue here in Texas as they appear both Keep Reading…


Houston-area neighborhood opts for private, not government security (TX)

One Houston neighborhood is taking an interesting non-governmental approach to security. From KHOU 11 News Houston:   Since November Houston’s Sharpstown neighborhood has contracted with S.E.A.L. Security Texas for its security services. The officers look and are equipped as traditional police. Their services even include the use of canines. James Alexander, director of operations for Keep Reading…


Tax bills due, new questions emerge on Bell County’s brand of justice, taxpayer-funded ‘right fighting’ (TX)

The aftermath of U.S. Army Master Sgt. C.J. Grisham’s Bell County trial continues generating more questions than answers with regard to the central Texas county’s “right fighting” prosecution of an interfering with the duties of a peace officer Class B misdemeanor charge. Grisham’s March 16 arrest spawned a viral video based on an encounter initiated Keep Reading…

Share speaks to juror as Bell County prosecution of Grisham case continues (TX)

L.J. Cotterill, one of six jurors from the U.S. Army Master Sgt. C.J. Grisham trial, spoke with Matthew Short of regarding his four-day Bell County courtroom experience which rendered a hung jury with a five to convict, one to acquit vote. After qualifying that he was speaking only on his own behalf, Cotterill called Keep Reading…


Discovering the myths, facts of higher education

Colleges and universities sell a service – educating students in a chosen field. Consumers of any service or product typically demand quality and value with their purchases. Higher education institutions love to promote all they do – from great academic programs to world-class facilities to preparing students for a better tomorrow. As the costs of Keep Reading…

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