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Voter Registration Ends Soon For Big Election

Jeff Prince
Vote early, but don’t vote Early. The Nov. 6 general election is approaching. If you want to have a say in the matter, you need to be registered. Texas isn’t a swing state so don’t expect to have much say in t...


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You’re an Imbecile, Sam Bacile

Kristian Lin
Let’s say I find myself a really long, sharp stick. Let’s say I take that stick and go poking an elephant with it repeatedly. Let’s say the elephant gets mad, goes on a rampage, and kills somebody else. Finall...



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Poor David Wants Oswald Stone Returned

Jeff Prince
David Card, the irascible owner of Poor David’s Pub in Dallas, is bound and determined to get a family possession returned, and he’s turning to social media for help. He’s created a new Facebook page: Return T...


Betty

Still Time To Sign Up For Tomorrow’s EPA Meeting On (cough, cough) Clean Air

BETTY BRINK
The Only Hearing in the Nation on EPA’s Proposed Weakening of Toxic Air Pollution Standards for all U.S. Cement Plants :Thursday August 16th-9 am to 7 pm –Arlington City Hall-101 W. Abram St. Downwinders’ At Risk...



Betty

Help Clean Fort Worth’s Polluted Air on August 16

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The Only Hearing in the Nation on EPA’s Proposed Weakening of Toxic Air Pollution Standards for all U.S. Cement Plants When: Thursday August 16th-9 am to 7 pm Where: Arlington City Hall-101 W. Abram St. Fort Worth’s...


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Mass Shootings? Sure, But Did You Know To Run Away?

Andrew McLemore
Could there be a better sign of how accustomed to mass shootings we have become? We no longer view these atrocities as surprising.  We actually expect them. What else can be concluded from a six-minute public service video, pr...



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Chick-Fil-A, Not Cruz, Shows Enduring Strength Of Tea Party

Andrew McLemore
For two days, the surprise victory of Ted Cruz was all anybody could talk about. The Tea Party upstart who beat back establishment candidate David Dewhurst for the Texas Senate was the biggest sign yet of the enduring — a...


Being A Woman Is No Longer A Pre-Existing Condition

betty.brink
Today, under President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare, new and critical benefits for women take effect, according to a press release from the secretary of health and human services. For starters, under most ...



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Drones Bring US Pilots Closer To Enemies’ Lives

Andrew McLemore
Thought drone warfare was making warfare into a video game? Not so, according to a front-page New York Times story that flips the conventional understanding of drone attacks. The story suggests that drone warfare, in which mili...


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Mission Accomplished: Bush Makes Bozo Of Himself Again

Jeff Prince
Big D resident George W. Bush has kept a relatively low profile during retirement after mucking things up for eight years. He’s back. Quick question: If you were writing a historical novel that included an ex-president as...