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Another photo of the horror by Waco photographer Fred Gildersleeve. Courtesy Wikipedia via the NAACP.

The Waco Horror at 100

E.R. BILLS
One hundred years ago this week, Jesse Washington, an 18-year-old African-American man, was burned at the stake in Waco. On May 8, 1916, a 53-year-old white woman named Lucy Fryar was bludgeoned to death outside her home, seven...


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Fort Worth School District Bathroom Brawls

BY STATIC
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick took time out of his busy and important job yesterday to come to Fort Worth to remind transgender students that their choice of gender means nothing to him. Patrick was greeted boos and hisses from seve...



A LONG LINE OF PEOPLE HEAD TOWARD THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AT FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER (all photo by Jeff Prince)

Donald Trump Rally Draws Eclectic Crowd To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Some love him, some hate him, and some are only here for the show. Or, as one woman puts it, “I just came for the comedic effect.” One thing is certain. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knows how to pu...


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A Mad Lib for Mass Shootings

Kristian Lin
The peace and tranquility of ___(American city)___ was forever shattered yesterday when (gunman’s full name) walked into a ___(public place)___ and opened fire, killing ___(number)___ people and injuring ___(number)___ more. ...



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Equal at Last

EDWARD BROWN
Discriminatory, anti-gay marriage bans violate the Constitution. That’s the ruling of a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court today that divided liberal and conservative judges. Justice Anthony Kennedy gave what may be the most poign...


JIM WRIGHT LOOKS AT A REPLICA AT THE FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH (photo by jeff prince)

Former Speaker Jim Wright Dead At 92

Jeff Prince
Former House speaker and Fort Worth native James Claude Wright Jr. — better known simply as Jim Wright — is dead at 92. Wright packed a bunch into those years. He attended Weatherford College and the University of T...



MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, VOICE OF A VERY STONED GENERATION.

UNT Students Hope To Block Greg Abbott Speech

Jeff Prince
Gov. Greg Abbott is a big “family values” kind of guy. In his myopic world, family values translates to no abortions, no homosexual marriage, no medicinal marijuana, no nothing that doesn’t pass his superior moral judgmen...


Matt Krause

Matt Krause Sees Indiana Mess, Thinks “Let’s Have Some!”

Kristian Lin
The entire country is looking at the mess in Indiana over their Religious Freedom Restoration Act and doesn’t like what it sees. Companies, sports teams, celebrities, Indiana’s largest newspaper, and other states all critic...



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George W. Bush To Give Graduation Speech At SMU; Bushisms Await

Jeff Prince
Southern Methodist University has asked the 43rd president of the United States to give the commencement address this year. Were they unaware that our 43rd president was George W. Bush? They could have looked that up on Wikiped...


James Franco and Seth Rogen wait for their movie to be released in "The Interview"

North Korea Ruins My Thursday Evening (Updated)

Kristian Lin
I was supposed to see The Interview last night. There was a press screening scheduled for the comedy about an assassination plot against Kim Jong-un, and I was going to attend, terrorist threat or no. It’s not often that ...