Politics

Ron Paul at Will Rogers

Jimmy Fowler
Of all the Republican primary candidates who never had a snowball’s chance at the nomination, Ron Paul is easily the most interesting on the stump. I get his appeal to college age kids, like the area chapter of Youth For Ron ...


UNT Students Rally For Women

Andrew McLemore
A cross-section of UNT student groups gathered around the Denton Courthouse on Saturday afternoon to protest the “War on Women” waged by the Grand Ole Party in Texas and across the country. About 40 students waved s...



Molly Moncrief Among Auction Items?

Jeff Prince
A silent auction on April 5 might offer an unusual collection of propaganda material, including the comical portrait of former mayor Mike Moncrief with his beloved gas wells protruding from his noggin like Molly the longhorn. T...


Texas Women’s Health Care Dies Under Perry’s Scalpel

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On Thursday, more than 130,000 Texas women faced the unthinkable. They lost access to their primary care health provider because a small cadre of Republican legislators decided that “small government” really means small eno...



Librotraficante Readings

Jimmy Fowler
When push comes to shove, one thing most Americans can come together for is free speech –– we might not like what the other side is saying, but we’ll usually grudgingly defend their right to say it. A really big First Ame...


Rally Today to Support Women’s Health in Texas

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At 2 p.m. this afternoon, Planned Parenthood and the  “women’s health express” will be coming to Fort Worth to protest “attacks on women’s health and family planning” in this state,  Steve Maxwell, head of...



Seeing Red

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On the lawn of the state capital in Austin yesterday, about 200 women showed up at an impromptu demonstration called by Grammy nominee Marcia Ball, to protest the state’s adoption of a rule that would effectively shut down th...


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Rush Is Regretting It

Kristian Lin
Today is International Women’s Day, and you can mark the occasion by reading our very informative cover story this week, or you can do what I’m doing and enjoy the spectacle of Rush Limbaugh feeling the heat over hi...



Update on Palazzolo Case

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If the Fort Worth school board thought it was getting rid of the Joe Palazzolo case last week when it voted to pay the former administrator and whistleblower — without his knowledge or input— a year’s back pay as a settle...


Wrap-Up of Things Not Reported At School Board Meeting

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Threatening to rain on the parade of Walter Dansby, the hometown kid who made good by being officially hired as superintendent of the Fort Worth schools a week ago, are two controversial issues that got lost in the love fest su...