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Going Postal (Not)

DAN MCGRAW
Forget disgruntled post office employees. How about the customers? By DAN MCGRAW Most of us don’t use the snail mail from the U. S. Postal Service as much as we used to. Bills can be paid online, e-mail keeps us in touch ...


It’s Not Over Yet

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 the control of Karl Rove and the Republican apparatus, may well be the deci...



Getting Past the Buggy Stage

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When the Fort Worth Streetcar Study Committee started meeting a few months ago, the panel members often acted like they were Amish folks being taught how to use electricity. They had heard of mass transit, but few had ever used...


Un-Well

Peter Gorman
Concerns are mounting over health effects of gas drilling. By PETER GORMAN Charles Morgan can’t sleep at night. The low-frequency noise from the 11 gas compressors at an Anadarko facility about a mile from his home in the...



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...


Getting Past the Buggy Stage

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When the Fort Worth Streetcar Study Committee started meeting a few months ago, the panel members often acted like they were Amish folks being taught how to use electricity. They had heard of mass transit, but few had ever used...



The Other Brink

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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...


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...



Bullies on the Bricks?

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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...