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Letters @ 3AM
On September 28, key rights guaranteed by our Constitution, plus the central tenet of the Magna Carta, were nullified by an act of Congress – specifically, the Military Commissions Act of 2006
"...tenet of the Magna Carta, were nullified by an act of Congress – specifically, the Military Commissions Act of..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters @ 3AM
Democrats may vote for laws like the PATRIOT Act that gut the Bill of Rights, but Democrats do not initiate laws that abolish our freedoms – an important distinction.
"...heading of "justice for all." But revising the PATRIOT Act and the Military Commission Act is on no politician's..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

"...girlfriend Christine (Eser) have turned against him for his actions. Complicating this carefully executed psychological drama is the shift..."

March 21, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion
"...scorched by the liquid fire of the state's Sunset Act, it's the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion. For not just..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...heels despite continuing bad news from Baghdad. And peace activist Cindy Sheehan went to Crawford to announce her intention..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Doing What We Can
Public Safety Commission takes a stand against gun violence
"...engaged in a plot to "seize Americans' guns." The actual evidence seems to suggest a quite successful plan by..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Page Two: Kool-Aid for the Sheeple!
Burning the Reichstag in a hall of mirrors
"...either the official report on 9/11 or the Warren Commission on Kennedy. One can distrust all of these.)..."

June 4, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Letters at 3AM: An Arbitrary Nation, Part 4
With the consent of the governed, the United States government has gone rogue and violated international law
"...Let us confront the fact – or, if you like, the possibility – that..."

June 14, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Naked City
"...more like a suggestion." – Sen. Jane Nelson's new characterization of Gov. Perry's HPV-vaccination order after a conversation with..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature

Captain America, 1941-2007
RIP Steve Rogers, AKA Captain America. 1941-2007
"...Guantanamo Bay and was asked to serve on a military commission. It culminated with the icon taking on the..."

March 8, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...riding high on the commodities boom, thanks to the fact that Grasberg is the world's richest gold and copper..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Ms. Veteran America's Mission to End Female Veteran Homelessness
Molly Potter raises awareness for mental health issues
"...4 Council Member Greg Casar's appointee on the city's Commission on Veterans Affairs. "I didn't really have a purpose."..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Our readers talk back.
"...write to say that I disagree with Marc Savlov's reaction to The Passion of the Christ. In fact, let's..."

April 30, 2004 Column

Letters at 3AM
In the next presidential election, only the Democrats can be counted on to preserve the Bill of Rights
"...attack on the Bill of Rights: his USA PATRIOT Act, new FBI guidelines, and his imprisonment of American citizens..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...2003 re-redistricting of CD 23 violated the Voting Rights Act..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Louis Black's comments in "Page Two" [Feb. 14] characterize those of us who support a 100% smoke-free ordinance..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Column

The Roberts Court Begins Its First Term
Abortion, assisted suicide, and free speech vs. campaign reform on the docket
" administrator, the court is poised to decide an action-packed docket that will likely chart a course for the..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...were on March 24, the International Day of Direct Action Against the War. In all my years of protesting..."

April 11, 2003 Column

Former TFSC Counsel Responds
"...the former General Counsel for the Texas Funeral Service Commission (TFSC) for approximately two years, I must correct some..."

April 9, 1999 Column

The Sweet Science
"...Military Helped King..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Column

Keeping Busy
Armendariz moves from the EPA to the Sierra Club, still defending the environment
"...he espouses making examples out of lawbreakers, likening the practice to Romans conquering villages in the Mediterranean: "They'd find..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...people know it, but somehow the breadth of his impact seems understated and underappreciated. Yet, as he retires after..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

" did the city leave neighborhoods directly abutting these tracts out of the deal? What's the harm of temporarily..."

July 19, 2002 Column

The Government Shutdown Hits
Affordable Care Act takes effect as Tea Party throttles government
"...the GOP's stated goal of dismantling the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. That took effect today, so no matter..."

Oct. 1, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...of us needs to step outside and take some action to help stop this war. Raise hell. Make our..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...helped block a vote to renew the Voting Rights Act last week. Texas Republicans objected to provisions requiring Southern..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature

Protecting the LGBTQ Community When the State Attacks
From the bathroom bill to marriage equality, can Austin fight back?
"...state lawmakers reconvened for their special session, the local activist was kidnapped, beaten, and robbed. After several weeks of..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Our readers talk back.
"...such cases. When people choose to engage in illegal activities they must be held accountable. I for one applaud..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...slander with the observation that I had not specified exactly what it was to which I had objection...."

April 18, 2003 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of the 1900's-era buildings whose eclectic tenants lend multicultural character and texture to downtown. In addition to Las Manitas,..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

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