Sponsored Content
« Obama to Russia: Why, Of Course I'm So Determined To Secure Your Signature on a Meaningless Piece of Paper That I'd Gladly Hand Over the Secrets of US Anti-Ballistic-Missile Technology, So You Can Learn How To Defeat It | Main | Daily Kos Front Pager: GOP Trying To Bust Unions By Starving Families Or Something »
March 24, 2011

In Dallas, State Rep and Mayor Caught on Tape in Domestic Disturbance Involving Knife


They lied about the fight, claiming that the fight was actually between two men, "Arthur and Archie" (um, first thing off the top of your head much?), arguing about football. But the mayor was taped answering the cops' questions, noting his wife, the state rep, had a "chemical imbalance" and admitting she drew a knife on him.

A great deal of effort was expended to suppress the tape but a judge ruled it must be released.

The tape, at the NBC link above, is really something. Mr. Caraway admits without saying directly, that his wife, a woman who has some impact on the lives of everyday Texans, is violently crazy. She pulled a knife on him, it was quite the brouhaha. He sounds like a patient man on the tape, but to the public he has repeatedly lied. Rep. Caraway is on the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee (yeah) and the Urban Affairs Committee in the state House. Their domestic dispute ended up embroiling major figures in city government. Mayor Caraway still has yet to tell the whole truth about all this. He called his loss in court yesterday, the battle to block the release of the tapes, “another win for the high dollar people.”

I like how the immediate spin is that this is some kind of class/race warfare deal. A "win for high dollar people," as if only high dollar people are curious to know if their state representative is a knife-crazed maniac. And I'm sorta thinking "high dollar people" is polite code for "Whitey."

digg this
posted by Ace at 04:04 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Piper: "Looks to me like she is going to to get fish and h ..."

Sandra Fluke: "[i]What’s the big long thing by the basket?[ ..."

Bulgaroctonus : "It’s Matilda waiting for William the Conquer ..."

JTB: "This has the feel of a book illustration more than ..."

Roy: "Michelle looked out seaward on that early June mor ..."

Adirondack Patriot: "She's a coast watcher. She's on her cell phone wi ..."

CharlieBrown'sDildo: "What’s the big long thing by the basket? ..."

"Perfessor" Squirrel: "It looks something like a folded-up stretcher, or ..."

DB - : "The beach looks undefended ..."

Robert: "I don't know why but I like the water crashing aga ..."

Skip: "She has breakfast for the troops coming How nice ..."

Piper: "Painted in 1868, the baskets are fishing baskets. ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64