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Shadows in Granite

Bullying from the Top

Dad from U.N.C.L.E.

You’re in the Gummint Now

The London Hicks-Sick Blues

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Plowing in Vain?

To: City Manager Dale Fisseler Dear Dale, Since my retirement, I have received disturbing information about an initiative we began in the mid-1980s - the...

Hang Time

As far as sports viewing goes, football is best seen on television. Even if you have great seats at midfield, the action is often...

Fiddling, Burning

The lobbyist walked out of the capitol, disgustedly shaking his head. “It’s the worst session I’ve ever seen,” said the lobbyist, a former legislator...

100 Years of Painting

It’s taken 50 years, but two of Fort Worth’s most outstanding (and still living) modern painters will finally exhibit their work together. On Saturday,...

Making Laws and Money

The special session that Gov. Rick Perry called on redistricting and other matters got some publicity because most legislators were collecting their $150 per...

Not for Fun and Games

I took on one of the toughest assignments of my career last year when I picked up the phone and learned from a reporter...

Overdue at the Library

When was the last time you went to the library? When was the last time you even thought about the library - had a...

Passion Play

When student directors at Tarleton State University decided to stage a production of the play Corpus Christi, depicting a gay Jesus-like character named Joshua,...

Leaving Afghanistan

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...

Not So Healthy

According to the latest government estimates, nearly 50 million Americans don't have health insurance. These days, I'm one of them. How did I get...