Enron and Hype and Hubris

I hate hype. I learned this early from my parents. They each had a form of zero tolerance for inflated presentations. My mom can spot a phony a mile away and has been known to say things like “if you have to work that hard at appearing nice you’re definitely hiding something.” I’ve seen her […]

My appeal to Mayor Sylvester Turner and Judge Lina Hidalgo

Dear Mayor Sylvester Turner and Judge Lina Hidalgo: Let me be frank. If you step up and lead — call upon sector leaders to join you in navigating this unthinkable twin disaster — you will win the resources and support needed to have a more effective and orderly recovery. If you don’t do this, you will find […]

Can We Grow Up?

I really really resent the sanctimony and hypocrisy of some climate change “opinionators”. Don’t want any of the downside of petrochem and “would never live in Houston”. But you’re not giving up a single comfort you have. You just don’t want to suffer the consequences. “We must do away with fossil fuels.” That’s a joke. Cause […]