Quantcast
 

 

 

Static
Al-Franken

Enbridge End-Around Update

Static
Static loves it when the senators seem to pay attention to us. In a sharply written letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, 11 senators questioned how and why the State Department is allowing Enbridge Energy Partners an appare...


Ron-Wright

Star-Telegram Wrong about Wright

Static
People reading the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Oct. 7, 8, and 9 might believe that Tax Assessor/Collector Ron Wright is a certified nut case. That appeared to be the paper’s goal. If you wonder why, keep reading. An Oct. 7 fr...



tweeets-490370006

Gov. Twittergate

Static
In a reckless moment of sports ecstasy (“ecsportsy”?), Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a congratulatory message in celebration of the Houston Astros’ win over the Kansas City Royals in the American League Division Series on Mond...


CoverFWWEEKLY03_13_13

10 Years After: the Barnett Shale

Static
My, oh, my, doesn’t time fly! Seems like only yesterday that landmen began moving in on the homeowners of Fort Worth to talk about the wonders of natural gas, the glory of the Barnett Shale, and the bliss that comes from gett...



Windsor

Windsor a Winner?

Static
The Lone Star Film Society’s new director Chad Mathews says he loves Fort Worth. How deep is his love? We’ll soon find out. The TCU grad jumped at the chance to lead the film society after previous administrators resigned t...


Environment-482267788

Calling All Activists

Static
Downwinders at Risk, a local nonprofit working to get communities involved in the fight for clean air and environmental rights, has just announced a three-day gathering designed to help Texas’ grassroots environmental advocat...



truancy-477994622

Supreme Court Eyes Texas Schools

Static
The kiddos at school are getting real-world lessons on what lawmakers really think of them. Properly funding public schools and developing quality graduates would seem to be crucial to the state’s workforce. Politicians love ...


hypocrisy-478769392

Baylor University Has Cross to Bear

Static
Is it naïve of Static to expect more honesty and forthrightness from universities that call themselves Christian? Baylor University wears its cross on its sleeve, touting itself as a Baptist institution that helps students gro...



Communication-bldso040034

Paging, Harris Methodist Hospital (UPDATED)

Static
UPDATED: Aug. 27, 2015: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Not So Bad After All Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Aug. 19 reported findings from BetterDoctor.com, a consumer health site that crunches Medicare facts and...


free-speech-187643976

Dan Jenkins Rips TCU

Static
Fort Worth’s most famous writer is well into his 80s, but he hasn’t exactly mellowed with age. The other day, Dan Jenkins raced to his Caligraph after studying a Fort Worth Business Press column that berated TCU for punishi...