Politics

Go Away, Mr. President

Jimmy Fowler
Two years ago I was determined to put my Bush-hating ways behind me — not because I changed my mind about his abominable record, but because hating anyone is bad for the soul. Now Mr. Decision Points has popped up again ...


President Rick Perry?

Jimmy Fowler
Although folks of a left-leaning persuasion have plenty to gripe about after Tuesday’s elections, the world continues to turn. Congressional Republicans are already willfully misreading the results as a mandate against Obama ...



George W. Bush’s Worst Moment?

Kristian Lin
As the Democrats lick their wounds from the midterm elections, they’re probably thankful that they’ve retained control of the U.S. Senate, but they’re more likely cursing their luck that these comments by form...


To No One’s Surprise, Whistleblower Gets the Axe

betty.brink
After numerous impassioned and emotional speeches on his behalf, the Fort Worth school board last night voted 6-3 to fire Joe Palazzolo, the embattled ex- assistant principal and whistleblower at Arlington Heights High School. ...



Palazzolo Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

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In the first round of lawsuits that may be about to hit the district over what he believes are retaliatory actions taken against him for reporting violations of the law at Arlington Heights High School last year, former Heights...


It’s Official: Palazzolo’s Head is on Johnson’s Platter

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At this coming Tuesday night’s school board meeting, Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson will recommend to the trustees that Joe Palazzolo, former assistant principal and the whistleblower in the Arlington Height...



AHHS Administrators Illegal Activities Confirmed

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The long-awaited Fort Worth schools’ investigative report into illegalities at Arlington Heights High School was released late yesterday evening and confirms the majority of the allegations of wrongdoing at that school first ...


Save Our Schools, Superman

Kristian Lin
I had a lot of thoughts about the film Waiting for “Superman” that I couldn’t get into this week’s Film Shorts. This documentary an infuriating movie on many levels, not only because it depicts widesprea...



Super Wants AHHS Whistleblower Fired

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It is not official yet — the Fort Worth school trustees as well as a Texas Education Agency hearings examiner will still have to hear his case — but if they uphold district superintendent Melody Johnson’s recommendation, ...


The Situation: Sarah Palin Booed

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin’s appearance on Dancing With The Stars last night drew a mixed response from the audience. She’s a lightning rod simultaneously loved and loathed, just like George W. Bush or Barack Obama. The important ...