Dear Editor, Re: pensions for ex-lawmakers. The public is not permitted to view the pension packages of ex-lawmakers. It's always “open government” on their terms. Why the heck are (part-time) legislators, who meet only several weeks every two years, getting a retirement package at all? That's been one of my questions for years, and no one has answered it. And why let Rick Perry get a salary and his retirement package at the same time for being a part-time governor? Some things are just plain idiotic! It’s time for some big changes in our state government.
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution