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The Other Brink

Static
Given what Barack Obama’s been going through with his tenuous ties to a 1960s domestic terrorist, Fort Worth Weekly might be in for a similar fate in these troubled times. A Pakistani woman, who shot at some American sold...


It’s Not Over Yet

Tom Hayden
There’s no guarantee of real change even if Obama wins. By Tom Hayden Obama has FDR’s gifts of oratory and pragmatism, but can he restore the nation?The collapse of American finance capitalism, being an event beyond...



Bullies on the Bricks?

Static
Stockyards entrepreneurs are complaining about the smell of bull manure, and not the kind that goes splat on the bricks during cattle drives. They say the smell is wafting from the Fort Worth Police Department. Mike Costanza is...


Together They Win

Rita Vinson
When Fort Worth Weekly’s Best of 2008 issue came out on Sept. 28, I was surprised to find that the Brentwood-Oak Hills Neighborhood Association, of which I am current president, had been named the Critic’s Choice as...



Together They Win

Rita Vinson
Eastside neighbors locked arms last year to deal with crises in common. By RITA VINSON When Fort Worth Weekly’s Best of 2008 issue came out on Sept. 28, I was surprised to find that the Brentwood-Oak Hills Neighborhood As...


Bullies on the Bricks?

fwuser
Stockyards entrepreneurs are complaining about the smell of bull manure, and not the kind that goes splat on the bricks during cattle drives. They say the smell is wafting from the Fort Worth Police Department. Mike Costanza is...



Putting On the Green Suit

DAN MCGRAW
Over the past few years, Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey K. McClendon has been on a wild ride. His company has been one of the largest and certainly the most visible player in the Barnett Shale gas drilling boom here in North Texa...


House-Proud

BETTY BRINK
The TCC chancellor owned a home near Houston and swore he’d live there. Hmmm. By BETTY BRINK It would have been a long commute.                       Four years ago, Tarrant County College District Chancellor L...



Put Out the Tommy Lee Traps

Static
This summer, a Static colleague who lives in the boonies found himself dealing with a minor rat infestation. Like anybody else creeped out by the Norwegian interlopers, he did the smart thing and made his older kids clean out t...


Signs of the Times

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 month, some of the stats coming out of the national presidential campa...