Category: Society at Large

Police Accountability in Corpus Christi

CCPD Officer Arrested AGAIN for Assault Corpus Christi Police Department Senior Officer Tommy Cabello was arrested Friday a second time for assault involving a family member.  His previous charge also involved a family member.  One has to wonder whether police accountability exists or where it starts. Ironically, Cabello got into an altercation with yet another [..]

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“Open Warfare” Against Police? No

Shocking and tragic news of Darren Goforth, a Texas deputy sheriff in uniform who was murdered in cold blood while pumping gas into his patrol car, has ignited passionate response. Thus far, the only suspected motive is the fact he was wearing a police uniform.  Only the most callous, fringe element would consider such a [..]

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Invalid Driver Licenses, Part I

Legislators appear enamored with holding driver licenses hostage. When I started as a lawyer, I discovered at least 17 different ways people could lose their licenses. Licenses can be invalidated for not paying child support, non-payment of surcharges, conviction of possession of marijuana and other drugs, driving while license invalid, refusal to provide a breath [..]

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“Us Versus Them” attitudes undermine “Us”

I am eyeballs deep in Dallas Cowboy country, and Sunday was an angry day for many, maybe almost all, Cowboy fans.  You see, the Cowboys lost a heartbreaker to the Green Bay Packers in a close, hard fought game.   Cowboy fans are in uproar because of an unfavorable ruling against their team. They are [..]

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