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A Day Without Becky …

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Readers rely on Static for their weekly “snark fix,” and don’t worry, blood flies before this column ends. But first let’s talk about Sunshine Week (aww, it sounds so cute you just want to pinch its cudd...


Pretty Soon It Adds Up

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The $200 million Museum Place development has passed the first test for public funding.



Send ’Em a Telegram

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When a daily paper like the Startlegram gets beat on a story by the piddling underclass (Fort Worth Weekly), the reaction follows a strict rule: Ignore the story for about a week, then find some new element to the topic, cover ...


Don’t Look Back

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She’s got the backing of The Dallas Morning News. He’s supported by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The DMN’s was a “throw the rascal out” type recommendation; the ST’s limp endorsement was a l...



Dems, Loaded for … Other Dems

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When Republicans fight among themselves, it is usually kept private, maybe after praying in church or in the country club bar. Or maybe you fire your shotgun at your hunting partner and claim you were just trying to kill some q...


Wood-headed in Woodhaven

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Gentrification efforts in the East Side’s Woodhaven neighborhood, led by city councilwoman Becky Haskin, have reached new levels of hype. A Feb. 7 article in the Fort Worth Star-Tell-It-Like-It-Ain’t-agram under the...



No-Bull

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It’s so tiresome having to listen to those whiny people who seem all hot and bothered about the loss of civil liberties under the current Shrubistration in Washington.


The name’s Weekly… Fort Worth Weekly

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You know, Static always mentions the Fort Worth Star-Telegram by name when the city’s only daily newspaper is spotlighted in this little shaded box of snark.



Earthworms Unite

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Another week, another … interesting meeting of the city’s gas drilling task force. Assistant City Manager Libby Watson, who missed the first two sessions while on vacation, began the third with a warning to the grow...


Filthy Lucre

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The case of Adrain Bonner gets curiouser and curiouser. In the last week, the cost of the embattled former Dunbar High School band director’s fight to get his job back (“Looking for an Encore,” Dec.28, 2005) h...