Your correspondent hasn’t been writing on Grits during the latest special session because it wasn’t a time when Texas state leaders were willing to listen to reasoned argument, and this humble opuscule has little else to offer. As I wrote after the regular session ended, it’s important to be clearContinue Reading


According to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, we’ll pass the debt ceiling deadline on June 1. Once the United States stops paying its bills and is in default, economic calamity will ensue. Yes, something must be done to avoid cratering stock and financial markets and certain recession., Read MoreContinue Reading