Posts Tagged ‘9/11’
(All photos by Jeff Prince)

Local Freedom Lovers Wave Flags, Signs On I-30 Overpass

Jeff Prince
Regardless of how you feel about impeaching President Obama, give these four people credit: Standing out in the blazing sun on a highway overpass and holding signs for hours on end to remind everyone about the anniversaries of ...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Jets

Jeff Prince
On Friday I vowed not to expect a win during last night’s game against the Jets; my hope was for the Cowboys to make it to New York and back safely despite a vague threat of a terrorist action at the 9/11 anniversary. So ...



Wishing Dallas Cowboys Terror-Free Trip To NY

Jeff Prince
There’s been lots of talk about the Dallas Cowboys playing the New York Jets in an NFL prime time Sunday night game on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 bombings. Pregame, halftime, and postgame will be sprinkled with 9/11...


9/11 Blind

We’re 10 years past the Twin Towers attack and still fighting wars in its name. Can we open our eyes in time?
TOM HAYDEN
After witnessing the first jetliner crash into the Twin Towers on that Sept. 11 morning, a friend’s wife and 7-year-old daughter fled to their nearby Manhattan loft and ran to the roof to look around. From there, they saw the...



9/11/11

Big Ticket
As the calendar would have it, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks falls on a Sunday. Not that there would have been a shortage of commemorative events regardless of what day of the week it fell on, but the coinc...


Leaving Afghanistan

GWYNNE DYER
It’s beyond satire. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, telling The New York Times what he had learned during his long tenure, explained that “I will always be an advocate in terms of wars of necessity. I am just much more...



Former FW News Publisher Bows To Haters

Jeff Prince
Former Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Fort Worth Business Press publisher  Richard L. Connor teaches by example. If you want to learn how to be a good publisher/editor, look at what  Connor did — and then do the opposite....


Bad Trips On K2 Prompt 911 Calls

Jeff Prince
Man-made marijuana known as K2, cleverly marketed as “incense,” led to a bad trip for several Denton teenagers. One young woman reported having seizures and blacking out. (In the photo, that’s K2 Summit on the left, K...



Oil to Dry Our Tears?

E.R. BILLS
Someday I’d like to see the Sahara Desert. My Uncle Jimmy made an unscheduled stop there 20 years ago.


Friendly Fire

Raising questions about 9/11 gets an Army sergeant demoted for “disloyalty.”
STEPHEN C. WEBSTER
These days, Donald Buswell’s job is not as exciting or dangerous as it once was. For the past few months, his working hours have been spent taking care of some 40-plus wounded soldiers at San Antonio’s Fort Sam Houston medi...