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Bin Laden Is Dead

Yes, we got the bastard. Light a candle for him, because he is certainly roasting somewhere.

Aggie Lust Unleashed

Have you heard a college student use the word “unchaste” recently? Me, neither. Apparently you have to go to Texas A&M’s Texas Aggie Conservatives...

Civility in the FWISD or Politics as Usual?

Is civility, like beauty, only in the eye (or ear) of the beholder?  That’s what some Fort Worth school board trustees are asking after...

R.I.P., Tim Hetherington

War reporters sign on for their jobs knowing that they might be killed in the line of duty. That doesn't make it any easier...

Action on Extraction

This afternoon (Wed Apr 20) 5-7pm, a group of local environmental activists will converge on downtown Fort Worth for a march and rally to...

Cut Football, Too

With all the buzz about laying off teachers, increasing class sizes, and cutting whole programs to balance the state budget, I’ve been wondering when...

Feral Hogs On Legislative Hit List

State legislators appear more eager than ever to get rid of feral hogs -- the Texas House voted 137-9 to expand helicopter hunts. Good for...

Schieffer Symposium on the News

With so many news outlets in different media competing for your attention, it’s more important than ever to keep perspective on all the information...

A Small but Significant Win for Palazzolo

It’s not a big win, but it’s a win nonetheless and Joe Palazzolo needs a few these days. The former assistant principal and whistleblower...

Events to Remember MLK and a Century-old Massacre of African Americans

In a night of unimaginable horror in late July of 1910 in Slocum Texas, a massacre of unarmed black farmers, shop owners and their...