Columns

Thu
29
Jan

And one of my shoes

Have you ever painted a room completely white, from top to bottom, and then just sat in it, staring at absolutely nothing? Well, no, I haven’t done that either. At least, not in the weird arty sort of way I just accidentally made you picture it. 
 
Thu
15
Jan

Proposal would put contracts under increased scutiny

Signaling his intent to promote transparency and accountability in the 84th Texas Legislature, House Speaker Joe Straus on Jan. 9 announced that in the coming weeks  the House would release a
budget proposal designed to strengthen oversight of state agency contracts. 
 
Thu
15
Jan

Serious smack across the face

Hey, dirtbag. I want my computer back. Yes, I’m talking to you, filthy little troglodyte that you are. I want you to return my office computer, with all its files intact, so that I can continue doing the  job for which I am paid. While you’re at it, bring my keyboard back, too.
 
Thu
08
Jan
Mon
05
Jan

Texas notches big year for job creation

The year 2014 has been a banner one for job creation in Texas, according to government assessments. Drawing on figures calculated by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas Workforce Commission on Dec. 19 reported employers added 34,800 seasonally adjusted total non-farm jobs in November, for a total of 441,200 jobs added since last year 
 
Mon
05
Jan

Keep it real

Why don't we make resolutions to live our lives? Instead we harp on materialistic resolutions; usually they revolve around weight-loss. Our televisions, radio stations, billboards, even supermarkets become flooded with gym membership incentives, magic weight-loss pills and 24-day meal replacement programs.
 
Mon
29
Dec

State contract with tech firm prompts calls for probe

State Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, on Dec. 18 requested that the special prosecution unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s Office “begin a formal and thorough investigation” into transactions between the State of Texas and 21CT, a software intelligence firm with offices here and in Vienna, Virginia.
 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Columns