2nd Thought

Signs of the Times

DAN MCGRAW
The red party may be getting the blues around here. By DAN MCGRAW Like baseball geeks and fantasy football players, those of us addicted to politics love the numbers. And with the hottest election in decades coming up next mont...


2nd Time as Farce

Gwynne Dyer
This is not the Crash of 1929, and we are not heading into a second Great Depression. No developed country this time around is going to face the 25 percent unemployment rate that the United States experienced in the 1930s.



2nd Time as Farce

Gwynne Dyer
Another depression is unlikely as long as Wall Street can tap the taxpayers’ pockets. By Gwynne Dyer This is not the Crash of 1929, and we are not heading into a second Great Depression. No developed country this time aro...


Overdue at the Library

Victoria Burson
When was the last time you went to the library? When was the last time you even thought about the library – had a conversation, read an article, checked out their web site?



Overdue at the Library

Victoria Burson
Our public library is no longer very accessible to the public. By Victoria Burson When was the last time you went to the library? When was the last time you even thought about the library – had a conversation, read an art...


Cancer in the Country

Kendall McCook
Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant rests on a concrete-dome-penetrated hilltop a few miles above Glen Rose, which was described in a Fort Worth Weekly article as a “bustling little town with all the amenities.”



Cancer in the Country

Kendall McCook
There was a time before nukes and progress covered up the pretty places in North Texas. By KENDALL MCCOOK Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant rests on a concrete-dome-penetrated hilltop a few miles above Glen Rose, which was desc...


Two Budget Roads

DAN MCGRAW
Which Fort Worth do you live in? A city in an economic boom with tons of money flying around or a city with economic problems so vast that city services have to be cut?



Two Budget Roads

DAN MCGRAW
Will we have a Cowtown for all, or one that leaves poor folks in the ditch? By DAN MCGRAW Which Fort Worth do you live in? A city in an economic boom with tons of money flying around or a city with economic problems so vast tha...


The Price of Cake

GRAYSON HARPER
There’s something a bit sad and desperate about this gas drilling business. With utility bills mounting, the economy shuddering, and college costs rising so high that it seems only rich families can afford them, little wo...