Tag Archives: Houston Post

On barking dogs. And dead horses

It is not the job of minority columnists to make right wingers comfortable in their xenophobia. Continue reading

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The absence of sanity

War is surely not just an absence of peace. War is an absence of sanity. Continue reading

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Letter from Barbados

[Note: for an explanation on what I was doing in Barbados, please see the previous post.] February 20, 1984 “WE’RE ALL thinking about you,” she told me. [Houston Post Publisher Doug] Creighton’s secretary, that is. Should I believe her? Of … Continue reading

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My life as a Bajan: Stranded in Barbados

LATE IN 1983, a few months after the Toronto Sun bought the Houston Post, the new owners decided to take advantage of a treaty that would allow them to funnel their U.S. profits through Barbados and back to Canada, to … Continue reading

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My life after The Houston Post: 20 years and counting

THE HOUSTON POST was killed 20 years ago today. It is perhaps fitting that on this day many former employees of the newspaper will be gathering at a Bellaire church to pay tribute to a fellow “Post Toastie,” Fred King, … Continue reading

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