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Texas Mom Shoots Carjacker In The Face When He Tries To Drive Away With Her Kids

A carjacker in Texas messed with the wrong mama. Her story is a powerful example of why law-abiding citizens should always be armed. Michele Booker had stepped inside a gas station in Dallas when a man climbed into the driver’s seat of her SUV and tried to drive away. She said her 2-year-old and 4-year-old […]

Ready To Delete The Fed And Congress Yet?

market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2017-12-23  Once in a while you read something that has a nugget of truth in it — on accident. That is, the writer didn’t intend to enlighten, and for 99% of the people in the country, it won’t — because America is, for the most part, an innumerate nation. It is for this […]

Dallas School Board Designates Founding Fathers As Having “Confederate Links”

Battle of the Alamo: Even the Texas revolutionary defenders of the iconic Alamo were on a list of “controversial” historical figures which Dallas ISD needed to “research” for review of whether school names could stay. zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Sep 21, 2017 10:35 PM “Just if we saw Confederacy named in it, we then highlighted it” […]

Dallas School Board Designates Founding Fathers As Having “Confederate Links”

"Just if we saw Confederacy named in it, we then highlighted it" says a school board spokesperson while describing a list which contained Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Sam Houston. The Dallas Independent School District is in damage control mode after an internal school board list was obtained by local press which shows schools under […]

Record Number Of Dallas Police Officers Quit In July Amid Ongoing Pension Crisis

We first introduced readers to the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) crisis last summer in a post entitled “Dallas Cops’ Pension Fund Nears Insolvency In Wake Of Shady Real Estate Deals, FBI Raid.”  For those who have managed to avoid this particular storyline for the past 15 months, here is a brief recap of […]

It Is Becoming Illegal To Be Homeless In America As Houston, Dallas And Dozens Of Other Cities Pass Draconian Laws

Should we make homelessness against the law and simply throw all homeless people into prison so that we don’t have to deal with them?  Incredibly, this is actually starting to happen in dozens of major cities all across the United States.  It may be difficult to believe, but in many large urban areas today, if […]

Dallas Major Rejects Taxpayer Bailout of Public Employee Pension Fund

financialsense.com / Independent Institute / 04/06/2017 Since the middle of 2016, the city of Dallas has been dealing with a Texas-sized problem for one of its public employee pension funds. Specifically, the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System was so at risk of becoming insolvent that the city’s retired firefighters and police officers were effectively conducting a run […]

Dallas Mayor Pulls Support For “Massive Taxpayer Bailout” Of Police Pension

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has finally reached his maximum willingness to throw taxpayer dollars at the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) system and has pulled is support for a bill that, if it passes, will undoubtedly prove to be yet another futile effort to save the system from insolvency.  Despite support for the original […]

Dallas Police Pension Board Approves Benefit Cuts; Asks For More Taxpayer Money To Avoid Collapse

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 23, 2017 For the past several months we’ve warned that the taxpayers of the City of Dallas, despite all of the tough talk coming out of their elected city council members, would ultimately be forced to bail out the failing Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) system.  And just last […]

Dallas Police Resignations Soar As “Insolvent” Pension System Implodes

A few days ago we noted that the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFP) took the unprecedented step of halting withdrawals from their DROP fund after a “run on the bank” pushed to the entire pension system, and the City of Dallas, to the brink of liquidity crisis (see “In Unprecedented Move, Dallas Pension […]