We can ensure the future solvency of our Social Security program without having to apologize to our children and grandchildren.You may say, “Well, if you don’t feel the need to tell them that you’re sorry about cutting their benefits, you must have no heart."
Written by gsbaird on Mar 18 2011 - 4:46pm
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 17 2011 - 1:28pm
Information from news release:Individuals who have an interest in City government and are also interested in helping to serve the San Antonio community are invited to apply for one of the positions available on the following board and commissions:Convention and Visitors Commission – (8) positionsCommunity Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) - (11) positionsJoint City/County Citizens Bond Oversight Commission - (10) positions
Written by gsbaird on Mar 16 2011 - 3:43pm
We only had 25 at our rally for Texas schools Tuesday, March 15, in Spring Branch, but it was one of 277 similar events held at exactly the same time across the nation.
Written by Rudi Rodriguez on Mar 16 2011 - 11:00am
Historically, San Antonio has always been the cultural, economic, military and religious hub of Texas. In the late 1700s, San Antonio became the capital of Texas and the most significant city in the realm of Nueva España. Early on, the capital had been in Los Adaes, in far East Texas, but was replaced and its soldiers and citizens were moved to San Antonio upon its closing.
Written by Claudia Sanchez on Mar 14 2011 - 6:06pm
As I stood on the sidewalk of Commerce Street watching the thousands of people marching by me, people who had come out in support of the International Women’s Day March, I felt a great sense of pride and joy.This pride and joy came from seeing the marchers, especially the women, because many of the faces I saw were of women leaders in our community.
Written by Bill Israel on Mar 9 2011 - 8:37pm
David Broder, the great Washington Post columnist who died Wed., March 9 was a giant in journalism – and a central help to me in a book, just published, which benefitted from Broder’s characteristic generosity and insight.I first connected with Broder a dozen years ago through Karl Rove, the Bush political strategist, who invited Broder to join us by teleconference in a class at the University of Texas at Austin that Rove and I were teaching together in spring of 1998.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 7 2011 - 1:40pm
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is among those scheduled to speak on Saturday, March 12, on the steps of the Texas Capitol at the Save Texas Schools rally, according to a news release from Save Texas Schools.
Written by Susana on Mar 5 2011 - 3:25pm
Hundred of women, students, activists and residents came out on a windy, sunny Saturday to participate in the 21st annual San Antonio International Women's Day March that celebrates women's achievements and calls attention to issues affecting minorities in the community and the world.
Written by esperanzacenter on Mar 1 2011 - 4:09pm
Join us as we march in the streets in solidarity with women and social justice movements in San Antonio and around the world.The 2011 San Antonio International Women’s Day March and Rally will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5. It starts at Travis Park and ends end in the historic Plaza del Zacate (Milam Park) with a rally featuring several speakers and performers, including poet Tammy Gomez, Houston hip-hop artist Kiawitl Xochitl, Green Party vice-presidential candidate Rosa Clemente, and others.
Written by gsbaird on Feb 28 2011 - 12:10pm
Hundreds of Texans converged on the steps of the State Capitol in Austin to show solidarity with the public workers' unions in Wisconsin. Labeled "Save the American Dream," the rally, organized by MoveOn.org, was one of 50 such gatherings held Saturday, Feb. 26 across the United States.