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Political Blowback?

Today, Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson announced that she will not seek reelection in 2022. The unexpected news from the six-year incumbent comes...

Poor Judgment

If one thread ties together most government malfeasance stories that we’ve published, it’s the utter lack of accountability that public officials face after betraying...

Getting Tatted Up

Whether because of pockets deepened slightly by stimulus checks, pent-up existential angst, or boredom, people are getting more ink these days, according to several...

For the Arts

Arts and culture have long been a driving force for local tourism. This weekend alone will see the return of in-person events as the...

Textbook Examples of Racism

“Reading and writing are in themselves subversive acts,” Kurt Vonnegut once wrote. “What they subvert is the notion that things have to be the way...

Raging Bullsh

Traffic was gridlocked on a busy stretch of I-30 in North Fort Worth, and a long line of cars and tractor-trailers glimmered in the...

Vying for Position

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday grilled attorneys for abortion providers, the federal government, and Texas over the state’s near-total abortion ban — and...

Suppressing the Vote from the Inside

John Scott, a Texas lawyer who briefly worked on a Donald Trump campaign challenge to the 2020 elections, is Gov. Greg Abbott’s pick for...

Redistricting Rumpus

Just trying to watch some hockey on the tube, and now I’m in a flamewar with my family. Somehow, the subject of politics has come...

Redistricting Fort Worth

Drafting new city districts for voting is akin to a high-stakes game of Whac-A-Mole. Moving the boundary lines in one district could leave a...