Friday, October 21, 2016

Race for Bexar County sheriff

Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Monday. Tonight, we focus on one of the most competitive local contests – the race for Bexar County sheriff. We hear from the top two candidates.

Making America great — for everyone

It’s been quite a week for police news.

The lead story Wednesday on the front page of the San Antonio Express-News was headlined, “Trump says S.A.’s mayor should be feeling shame.”

The reference, of course, was to a phalanx of San Antonio police who were assigned to guard Trump during a recent fundraising trip here.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Battle for Congressional District 23

Congressional District 23 is a swing district with a large Hispanic population. It is also the largest in Texas. No one has won the district in back-to-back elections since 2004. This year is a rematch between the former incumbent, Democrat Pete Gallego, and current Republican Congressman Will Hurd. We discuss issues in the race.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Until you talk to your daughters, you have no idea

Normally I don’t use this forum to comment on national events or controversies.

They draw plenty of comment without me.

Besides, San Antonio and Texas offer fertile fields that are much less plowed.

But now comes the release of the extraordinary tape in which Donald Trump is caught celebrating the fact, he says, that as a “star” he can do anything he wants with women without fear of retribution, including grabbing their crotches.

But I’m not here to talk about Trump.

Monday, October 10, 2016

UTSA’s new course of black feminism

UTSA Professor Kinitra Brooks has drawn national attention with a course on black feminism, titled "Black Women, Beyoncé and Popular Culture." The course is based on the star's most recent hit album, "Lemonade," and the acclaimed video released with it. One of those trendy, hip courses designed to help your GPA? It seems not. Professor Brooks promised it would be difficult.