Waller County Jail Report

 The Waller County Civilian Commission report is finally out, and you can read it here: Recommended Police and Jail Practices We finished our review, and our report! Joined by Hon. Craig Washington, Hon. Morris Overstreet, Juan L. Guerra, Randall Kallinen, and Paul Looney, I spent countless hours trying to help the citizens of Waller County. In … Read more

Not Your Typical Hollywood Ending

Chronicle Editorial Hits Nail on the Head: Hollywood ending, A potentially innocent man sat behind bars so that a prosecutor could get on television. “an awful lot of razzle dazzle for the serious business that goes down in criminal courtrooms” Some prosecutors forget. Some never know it to begin with. But, criminal courtrooms are serious … Read more

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

Some of the most powerful words in history: The Declaration of Independence. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among … Read more

YOU THINK TRAFFIC IS BAD TODAY?

My son the traffic engineer was attending a conference in Aggieland and forwarded me the following statistics: Texas’ 10 fastest growing counties by 2050 (Percent) Hays County; 2010 population – 157,107; 2050 population – 824,070; Change – 666,963; Percent change – 424.50% Collin County; 2010 population – 782,341; 2050 population – 3,801,840; Change – 3,019,499; … Read more