John Young

12/05/2016 - 7:00pm

    It turns out our ambitions were quite similar, Donald Trump’s and mine.

    We were both interested in acquiring a franchise – a business opportunity.

    I always had an affection for Orange Julius and its one-trick-pony stands at malls. I...

07/30/2016 - 9:00am

    From a mass media perspective, let’s look at what brought us Donald Trump.

    Once upon a time we had television networks that were truly mass media – they had something for everybody, and none of...

07/22/2016 - 11:00am

    “For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.” – Hosea 8-7.

    Recent events remind me of the only lasting memory remaining from having poked my head inside a long-ago gun show at the Astrodome:

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07/16/2016 - 9:00am

    Oh, Dallas. Oh, boy.

    Once more you are in the spotlight in the worst possible way – and you are impressing the hell out of us.

    Book-ended days of...

07/06/2016 - 8:00am

    A barnstorm tour of Texas on a soggy week in May deposited me at a treasured place: a particular tennis court, opposite a particular racquet-bearing friend.

    It’s where we had gathered weekly for years...

07/01/2016 - 10:00am

    Architects of the anti-abortion restrictions struck down by the Supreme Court this week are about as concerned about women’s health as a Texas football throng is about head injuries between each whistle.

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