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Bullcorn Through a Bullhorn

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Fort Worth residents aren’t thrilled that a large stand of old-growth trees is pegged for destruction to make way for gas drilling near the Trinity River.


Not so Spare Change

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State Rep. Anna Mowery’s resignation came as no surprise … and no great loss. She hasn’t done much in the way of leadership and showed ethical lapses in the way she handled her campaign finances.



(Not)Waving a Red Flag

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Jerry Lobdill begs to differ with Static’s deDELETEion of what happened at city hall last week when a group of local activists asked the Fort Worth City Council to go on the record in favor of impeaching George Bush and D...


Impeach — Is That a Fruit from Parker County?

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In far-flung parts of our great land – admittedly, the more foreign parts, like California and Vermont – there is a homegrown movement afoot to (Warning: if you read the following words, Homeland Security officers m...



Showing Skin

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If you’re driving around on Wednesday afternoon and happen to see naked women holding signs that say, “When Plaid Goes Bad,” then you’ll know you’re in Dallas.


Jean-Luc

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(For Static’s usual snark and humor, check our next item. This one is straight public service.)  On any fair-weather weekend in Fort Worth, it’s not hard to find a charity car wash going on somewhere – usuall...



Fort Not Worthy

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By golly, they actually did it. The League of United Latin American Citizens’ local chapter had threatened to slap Fort Worth city leaders awake, and they weren’t kidding.


Do Unto Others … Then Run

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Eastside residents are sweating bullets – and perhaps checking their political ammo supplies – as natural gas drilling giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. takes a big step into the West Meadowbrook neighborhood.



Polecat Yowls

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It’s official. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial board has to be high on crack. Fried out of their peanut-sized minds.


’Tis of Us

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If you are reading this on the Fourth of July, rest easy in the knowledge that, somewhere in North Texas, Static, like normal people, is, rain or shine, eating barbecue and homemade ice cream — maybe even wearing its tall Unc...