My turn: Embellishing inherited trait

If I’m ever caught embellishing, blame it on my roots. Raised amongst pines, pastures and ponds three miles outside of the small east Texas town of Mt. Vernon (pop: 1,200 at the time), my dad spun countless tales as gospel. Guy Sloan loved to fish and hunt on others’ property with his bird dog, Bubba […]

Obama inherited mess from Bush

Some may have noticed the profound conflicts President Obama must be having about whether to let justice take its course regarding the Bush presidency, or to let alleged crimes slide in the name of political expediency. This much is certain. Obama has inherited from Bush a generational economic crisis, an out-of-control budget, an awful jobs […]