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No Freedom from Religion

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A Degree in Inequality

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The Real Builders

Living as I do near downtown Fort Worth, I frequently seek out my friend John and his lawyer compadre Bo for a few drinks...

Evolve, Please

The best aren't necessarily found at the top of the heap - and vice versa. On George W. Bush's first day on the job, thousands...

A Tar Sands Manifesto

The mornings start off frosty. Four months ago, in the August heat, waking with the sun was still a muggy, sweaty pleasure. Late summer...
Obama won’t get the Republican majority in the U.S. House to go along with closing Guantanamo.

Drones or Gitmo?

John Bellinger is the last person you’d expect to criticize President Barack Obama for making too many drone strikes. It was he who drafted...

Twilight

The 112th session of the United States Congress doesn’t convene until January, but the GOP is already flexing its ignorance.   Last week Republicans announced they...

The London Hicks-Sick Blues

When Metroplex sports team owner Tom Hicks announced recently that he was buying a $250 million share in the Liverpool soccer club of the...

Sacrament of the Trinity

Crickets swell, lush autumn night, silence buffering me as soon as I shut the car door, even with University Drive a few hundred yards...

A Failure of Conscience

It still astonishes me that the whole country could scream impeachment from the rooftops over one president's mild sexual indiscretion, yet turn a blind...

Latest Theory:

Dunbar shouldn't be on an education board. By E.R. BILLS Much has been made of late regarding the theory of evolution and how it's taught in...

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...