Politics

Breaking News: Melody Johnson to Resign

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Fort Worth Weekly has just learned from Fort Worth school trustee Ann Sutherland that Superintendent Melody Johnson has told her board that she will be resigning effective September 19.   Johnson is in her sixth year as hea...


Palazzolo Case Continued

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                        A decision just released by the Texas Commissioner of Education on Joe Palazzolo’s appeal of his firing by Superintendent Melody Johnson has the effect of reinstating him to his ...



Breaking News — Joe Palazzolo Reinstated Pending Rehearing

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Breaking News. A decision just released by the Texas Commissioner of Education has the effect of reinstating Joe Palazzolo, whistleblower and former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High School, to his position as an e...


The Lambchop Candidate

Jimmy Fowler
Who says the Fort Worth mayoral race is unexciting so far? Candidate Dan Barrett has raised the bar for campaigning by releasing this YouTube ad featuring… wait for it… sock puppets. Hey, it got our attention, so mission ac...



Is Perry a Pinko Now?

Jimmy Fowler
Rick Perry has his panties in a wad over the federal government. Again. What did the Obama administration do this time? Surely they took away some hard-working Texan’s firearm, or ran some small business into the ground becau...


Bin Laden’s Geronimo Code Name Questioned

Jeff Prince
Native Americans are understandably pissed off after the U.S. military used “Geronimo” as the code name for Osama bin Laden during the raid to kill him. Syracuse’s The Post-Standard reports that Onondaga Natio...



Another Win for the AHHS Whistleblower

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On Saturday, former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal and whistleblower Joe Palazzolo received a letter from the Texas Education Agency director of field audits, Dorinda Cavazos Wheeless, that “was music to my...


Bin Laden Is Dead

Kristian Lin
Yes, we got the bastard. Light a candle for him, because he is certainly roasting somewhere.



Aggie Lust Unleashed

Jimmy Fowler
Have you heard a college student use the word “unchaste” recently? Me, neither. Apparently you have to go to Texas A&M’s Texas Aggie Conservatives student group to hear such harrumphy Victorian language. The group’s...


Civility in the FWISD or Politics as Usual?

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Is civility, like beauty, only in the eye (or ear) of the beholder?  That’s what some Fort Worth school board trustees are asking after discovering that a group is organizing under the banner of “Put Our Students First,”...