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Lessons From the Trenches

Hi, students. Welcome to Participatory Democracry 101. Please take a seat - and remember, it's OK to use money, lies, or intimidation to convince...

Rethinking Paper Feathers

My daughter's kindergarten class is learning about Indians. This means she made a paper-feather headdress and vest in arts and crafts. She made an Indian...

On to the Courthouse

Last Friday, July 12, the Texas Capitol was awash with demonstrators, there for the showdown in the Texas Senate over the Republican-driven proposal to...

Cancer in the Country

There was a time before nukes and progress covered up the pretty places in North Texas. By KENDALL MCCOOK Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant rests on...

A Trip to the Park

Edgar Regalado peers through the chain-link fence surrounding the new Bowie High School football stadium, hoping to catch a glimpse of his baseball hero....

Why So Serious?

Surely there can be few things less useful than a World Map of Happiness. If you live in one of the unhappy places, there...

Wolves and Sheepdogs

Looney Tunes had a cartoon show in the 1950s that says more about the state of local politics in Dallas and Fort Worth than...

Blabosphere

In this era of corporate media, watered-down news, and pompous pundits, blogs offered a chance to deliver democracy back to journalism. The internet gave...

Inertia Victims Unite!

There's nothing we can do about it ... . There's so many things wrong, I don't know where to start. I'm just one person. I'd...

Literary Villains

A Cleburne group wants "clean" reading for kids but fights dirty. By Josh Berthume I grew up in Cleburne, and the news that a group of...