Father’s day/Juneteenth message

My father was a big man, seemingly more so when I was young, but also a very gentle and academic person. He came from a large family, 13 children all crowded into their shotgun shack in rural northwestern Ohio, he and his younger brother in a crowd of girls. Other than his mother who was called “GG” and a sweet soul […]

Abbott vs. Patrick on property-tax reform

Gilbert Garcia recently criticized Governor Greg Abbott in the San Antonio Express-News for his lack of leadership in the current property tax cut debate in Austin. Whatever the governor may lack in that area, he makes up for by exposing the less-principled amongst his peers. Take for example, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. The legislative chambers are at an impasse over […]