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Reviewing the Rules

Save Our Wealth

Smoke, Mirrors, Votes

Park and Pay … and Pay

Outsource of Trouble

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Katrina West

Here in Fort Worth, "Where the West Begins," I felt melancholic watching the airlift of New Orleans' mostly poor, mostly black folks to far-flung...

Healthy Debate

Earlier this month my wife had a surgical procedure performed at a fairly new hospital in Fort Worth. The doctor was remarkable, the nurses...

Rick Perry’s coyote story might land him next to Wile E.

You gotta love the guv. Especially if you’re a newsperson. Just when thing get dull, up pops Rick Perry, with those cowboy boots headed...

Budget Wars

The battles over budget priorities that the Texas Legislature goes through every two years are already well under way, on many fronts. Some, including Republican...

Fort Worth, Pa.

For the big Super Bowl matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, the AFC representatives, the Steelers, will be staying in Fort...

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...

Grass Capitalist

Toward the end of the presidential campaign, I started hearing the Republican rank and file express worries that the election of Barack Obama as...

Hot Dates

When the City of Fort Worth announced that the Fort Worth Flyers minor league basketball team was coming to town, the spin was all...

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...

A Virtual Economy?

The demise of Chesapeake Energy continues to unfold. After news of $1.1 billion in unreported loans, Reuters exposed a $200 million hedge fund that...