Author Archives: joe@joewhite.com

I’m back…

Sorta.  Finally got around to migrating from the old host.  Will try to not be a stranger. In the meantime, be excellent to one another.

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Help me help those with MS

I will be participating in the MS150 bike ride from Houston to Austin this weekend to help raise money for research into multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Every hour, someone is newly diagnosed with MS. I registered for … Continue reading

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How Joe White are you?

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The Day We Fight Back

I’ll be doing this.  I hope you will, too. DEAR USERS OF THE INTERNET, In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. Today we face another critical threat, one that … Continue reading

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“Houston Public Media…is neither Houston nor Public.”

Paula Myrick Short, Ph.D. Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Houston pmshort@uh.edu 713-743-9830 Dear Vice President Short, The actions of Lisa Shumate yesterday are causing a backlash against Houston Public Media, as you are no doubt … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Classical 91.7

Lisa Trapani Shumate Executive Director & General Manager KUHA-FM Classical 91.7 Houston Public Radio lshumate@houstonpublicmedia.org Mrs. Shumate, I am terribly disappointed at the news of the staff firings today. To do so after having just conducted a membership campaign is … Continue reading

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Sentimental Journey

Howdy! I would like to invite you to my concert Sentimental Journey: Threeton & White Do Songs of the 30’s & 40’s, on Saturday, October 12. Take a walk down Memory Lane as Douglas Threeton and Joe Carl White sing … Continue reading

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The Presumption of Truth

For all those who wish to give more power to the state. From Ken White at Popehat: Armando Saldate, Jr. had been adjudged to be a liar on four occasions and a lawbreaker on five others. No rational person would … Continue reading

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Beware of these scammers

In recent weeks I (and my family and clients) have been exposed to a number of scams. I thought I should highlight them to help others avoid falling for them. Both sets of my in-laws received a call from (302) … Continue reading

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Only Big Government Can Save Us from Big Storms, Says the New York Times. Ummm … Really?

Maybe it’s true that “disaster coordination is one of the most vital functions of ‘big government,’” But we should probably take that job away and let people who know what they’re doing handle the heavy lifting. [From Only Big Government … Continue reading

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