Telling your boss isn’t enough: Suspected child abuse must be reported to the state.
As the Fort Worth school district struggles with its latest scandal — this one involving Dunbar High School — it’s apparent that some officials in the district are unclear on the concept of what they are required to do wh...
Climate summit negotiators fiddle while the world prepares to starve.
The Durban climate summit that ended earlier this month was proclaimed a great success. The chairwoman told delegates: “We have concluded this meeting with [a plan] to save one planet for the future of our children and our gr...
The governor’s latest political ad gets lots of attention, most of it bad.
Just when it seemed Rick Perry’s flagging presidential campaign couldn’t get any more desperate, his latest Iowa TV ad disproved that belief.
Perry’s roundhouse swings are getting wilder.
In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest proposals include making serving in Congress a part-time job, for half the current $17...
… Or at least our economic system.
On Feb. 8, 2008, I felt the earth move beneath my feet. It wasn’t an earthquake or a Hemingway-esque tryst. It was simply a gathering of dendraster excentricus, otherwise known as Pacific sand dollars.
The Texas that remains after the ecological plunderers pass through may not be a thing of pride.
About 470 years ago, famed Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado and his men got lost in the Texas panhandle. They floundered there for three weeks.
But don’t count Goodhair out.
Anita Perry was complaining recently in South Carolina that the other Republican presidential hopefuls are picking on her husband.
When will the middle class wake up?
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My father grew up on Gordon Avenue on the South Side of Fort Worth. After high school at Trimble Tech, he apprenticed in the construction industry and became a journeyman electrician. In the 1970s he earned an average of $40,00...
Our most basic social programs are under attack.
Boy. Lately I’ve been having this eerie feeling of waking up in a strange place.
Is Kay Granger hiding from tough questions?
I was two years old when, one morning before the rest of the family was awake, I stacked a couple of stools on top of one another so I could reach the Dippity-Do my sister kept on the top shelf of the dressing room — the extr...