Pension System Withdrawals Spike After Rawlings Sues. The Dallas Police and Fire Pension System gets an average of 115 withdrawal requests a week. On Monday, the day citizen Mike Rawlings filed a lawsuit against the system, there were 160 withdrawal requests. A pension board meeting or hearing with Judge Tonya Parker later this week could stop the bleed, but for now, this situation is looking grim.
Richard Spencer Spoke at Texas A&M Last Night. The St. Mark’s grad and alt-right leader was met with protests outside the Memorial Student Center. He spoke to a crowd of 400. Some hissed through his speech, some stood with fists raised, and one dressed like clown with a sign saying “he’s the real bozo.” At one point Spencer, who made the news for that “Hail Trump” bit in November, said he was concerned the President-elect would become “just another Republican.” Let’s all just hope Spencer ends up reeeeally hating the Trump presidency.
Denton to Drivers: Put Your Cell Down. The ban on hand held devices while driving goes into effect in six months. But go ahead and make your Bluetooth arrangements now, Denton drivers. Hands-free chatting will still be legal.
Kid Killer Avoids Another Execution. This is the second time John Battaglia, the man who shot his two daughters while they were speaking to their mother on the phone, has delayed execution with an argument over his competency.
Eight North Texans Can Now Add “Grammy-Nominated” to Their Resume. Congrats, folks.
Tomorrow Will Frosty. Brrrr. Don’t forget to buy your three-year-old a new puffer jacket today! (This is really just a reminder for my husband.)Read More