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Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
Hydraulic Hypocrisy To the editor: It seems a bit hypocritical the way the government is presently handling natural gas drilling. Just a few years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency was so worried about our groundwater th...


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Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
Legalize It To the editor: Hey, I just wanted to say thank you for Jeff Prince’s story “Buying American” (Jan. 23, 2013). Marijuana legalization is a hot topic these days, and the material presented was excellent, featuri...



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Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: What an honor it has been to read the late Betty Brink’s award-winning stories in Fort Worth Weekly for the past dozen years. She was one of America’s most intrepid journalists, a wonderful person who cared a...


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Wright: So Wrong

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: Jeff Prince’s “Other Side of the Gavel” story (Oct. 31, 2012) serves as a “buyer beware” to anyone considering leasing or purchasing a home without benefit of counsel. Sure it costs to have an attorney ...



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Kvetching in Kennedale

JOHN Q. READER
Note: Kennedale Schools Supt. Gary Dugger wrote to Fort Worth Weekly asking for a retraction of our Sept. 5 story “Elementary Ethics.” With minor clarifications as noted in our response below, the Weekly stands by its story...


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The Right Thing

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: Peter Gorman’s “Ethics: Chipping Away” (Aug. 15, 2012) brought back memories. I was formerly a member of the Ethics Review Committee that heard a complaint on Aug. 19, 2010, against certain council-appointe...



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License to Loan

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: The Aug. 1 Metropolis story, “High Interest in the ’Burbs,” about payday loans in the less affluent towns and suburbs, really addresses a way to eliminate (or at least minimize) the payday disease. We need ...


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Screwed at the Pump

JOHN Q. READER
Editor’s note: Village Voice staffer Pete Kotz, who wrote our July 18 cover story (“Robber Barons at the Pump”), passed along this letter: To the editor: As a former New Yorker, I sure miss the frankness of the Voice. Her...



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Dear Editor

John Q. Reader
Heart of Gold To the editor: I wanted to say thank you for Andrew McLemore’s story on Nathan and Judy Obregon (“Bait for Cruelty,” May 16, 2012). Judy has a heart of gold, and her heart often outweighs her head! Judy take...


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No Indifference Here

John Q. Reader
To the editor: Betty Brink’s April 18 story “Death by Indifference” is appropriately titled. She’s been the consummate crusader for justice for inmates at the Carswell facility since 1999. She has written updates and tr...