Beside the Point

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When You Assume ...
Yep, we're the assholes here

Chase Hoffberger, Nov. 15, 2018

Beside the Point: Referendum, Texas
Referendum, Texas
Let’s vote on ... something, anything, and all of the time

Chase Hoffberger, July 19, 2018

Beside the Point: Represent, Represent
Represent, Represent
County Commissioners consider the right form of indigent defense

Chase Hoffberger, April 26, 2018

Beside the Point: Get Off Your Butt
Get Off Your Butt
Council can help the homeless big-time, and next week

Nina Hernandez, April 19, 2018

Beside the Point: Everybody’s Got the Right
Everybody’s Got the Right
Concerning the fate of Mark Conditt’s confession

Chase Hoffberger, April 12, 2018

Beside the Point: All Eyes on Him
All Eyes on Him
The spotlight on interim – er, well, yeah, interim – Chief Brian Manley

Chase Hoffberger, March 29, 2018

Beside the Point: What a Mess
What a Mess
Police impasse throws city system into disarray

Chase Hoffberger, Dec. 21, 2017

What’d You Expect?
On immigration and elsewhere, best to have a plan

Chase Hoffberger, July 27, 2017

Beside the Point: Still Waiting for the Punch Line
Still Waiting for the Punch Line
Awarding an anti-choice, nonmedical group a million-dollar state health contract is nothing short of absurdist comedy

Mary Tuma, Sept. 22, 2016

Failing Our Teachers
Why won't we fund our schools?

Richard Whittaker, Sept. 15, 2016

Abortion Debate Hits Home
National attacks affect access to care in Austin

Mary Tuma, Oct. 22, 2015

Beside the Point: Making Mental Health a Priority
Making Mental Health a Priority
We can't discount mental illness as a cause of crime

Amy Kamp, Oct. 15, 2015

Beside the Point: All the Arguments That Fit
All the Arguments That Fit
City council agenda packed with volatile materials

Michael King, Dec. 6, 2012

Planning What's Affordable
Council tweaks mammoth Downtown plan

Michael King, Nov. 10, 2011

Trust Us, We're the Water Utility
AWU's vows to deliver on WTP4 and conservation just don't wash

Nora Ankrum, Oct. 23, 2009

Pray for Drought
The unexpected blessings of global warming

Michael King, Aug. 28, 2009

Solid Waste: Willie Rhodes Slides Sideways
City announces SWS 'reorganization' – Rhodes to head 'Code Compliance'

Michael King, June 5, 2009

Beside the Point

Wells Dunbar, Dec. 19, 2008

Beside the Point
Welcome Back ... to an All-Nighter

Wells Dunbar, July 25, 2008

Beside the Point
Musing on McCracken as Mayor ... Pro Tem

Wells Dunbar, July 18, 2008

Beside the Point
Information Please

Wells Dunbar, July 11, 2008

Beside the Point
A Ceremony of Innocence

Wells Dunbar, July 4, 2008

Beside the Point

Wells Dunbar, June 27, 2008

Run-Off 101
Turnout turn-off

Richard Whittaker, June 20, 2008

(Further) Beside the Point
Council members – some for their very last time – attempt to dot all their i's and cross all their t's before summer break

Wells Dunbar, June 20, 2008

Beside the Point
Bon Voyage!

Wells Dunbar, June 13, 2008

(Further) Beside the Point
Remember the Old Navy!

Wells Dunbar, June 6, 2008

Beside the Point: Riptide!
Fast-moving development deal on deck

Wells Dunbar, May 30, 2008

Beside the Point
Beside the Point
The Calm After the ...

Wells Dunbar, May 23, 2008

Beside the Point
A Resigned Affair

Wells Dunbar, May 16, 2008

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