Results tagged with 'Dallas'
Published Dec. 21, 2016
Merriam-Webster recently selected "surreal" as the 2016 word of the year. Sounds about right. From pop culture to politics, from the unprecedented to the unbelievable, here are columnist Sherwin Hughes' 10 biggest stories from the year that was.
Published July 19, 2016
The following is a joint statement from all members of the Milwaukee Common Council on the ambush of MPD Officer Brandon Baranowski early this past Sunday and other police shootings throughout parts of the nation.
Published July 14, 2016
People say that America is more divided now than ever, but it was less than a lifetime ago when this country was torn apart by the quest for civil rights and the drive to end the war in Vietnam. Those times were full of violent demonstrations.
Published July 12, 2016
Author Chinua Achebe's words have been on my mind for the last week, for reasons I hope are obvious. I firmly believe that what the United States needs at this moment is more empathy, a greater sense of shared purpose and shared experience.
Published June 13, 2014
They say that everything is bigger in Texas. Whoever "they" are, after spending five gorgeous, cloudless days in Dallas (sorry to rub that in) for the Mueller boys' annual baseball trip, I would like to shake their hands and congratulate them on being totally and completely correct.
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Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an ‘attitude,' a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.In f...
Thursday September 12th, 2013 – Rosemont, IL People who don’t know me well are often surprised to find out how quiet and unassuming I am off stage. I have never been one of those painfully annoying comedians who are ‘on’ all the time, and whenever I run acr...
Monday August 15th, 2011 - Ft. Worth, TX/Dallas, TX My last day in Texas, at least for a while. I have bittersweet thoughts about this place. It has so many people, I have to believe I could make a living here and not have to leave the state. Musicians seem to be able to pull it off r...
Wednesday August 11th, 2010 - Cozumel, Mexico
Travel is work. Period. I’m not saying I don’t enjoy it. Sometimes. But it is work. It’s a constant, never ending process of always having to be in the next place - barely being able to enjoy the place I just got to....
With all due respect to the late Rodney Dangerfield but Wade Phillips gets no respect. In Dallas though, winning outweighs respect.Jerry Jones isn’t happy with simply winning a playoff game and then going home. He didn’t build a billion dollar stadium for an average team to play...
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