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Not So Revolutionary

The Binge Conundrum

Grandma and the Tramp Stamp

The Damage He Did

Compassionate Paying

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Forget Avian Flu

I generally think of birds as flying rats. Some people attract them with feeders and go on trips just to look at birds wondrously...

Bush-Boarding

So George W. Bush vetoed a bill that would outlaw the practice of waterboarding. Hold that thought for a moment. Two stories come immediately to...

Going Postal (Not)

Forget disgruntled post office employees. How about the customers? By DAN MCGRAW Most of us don't use the snail mail from the U. S. Postal Service...

Green Salvation?

The United Nations climate summit in Cancun ended on an upbeat note last week. Once again there was no global deal reached on cutting...

Muzzled Watchdogs

The headline on Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Nov. 17 advised “Go Get ‘em, Watchdogs,” referring to the public’s chance to weigh in...

The Snowden Effect

Edward Snowden is safe from American “justice” for the moment, and he will certainly go down as the most effective whistle-blower in history. His...

Isle of Blight

Hundreds of miles out in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and San Francisco, a new mass has appeared that scientists say is about twice...

Of Bongs and BP

These days it seems like you can’t throw a rock in Aledo without hitting a proponent of free markets, laissez faire, and the notion...

Spending the Planet

I'm not a big fan of most conservatives. Historically speaking, they are - to put it bluntly - too often on the wrong side...

Drums Along the Nile

Editor’s note: Water fights in Texas and elsewhere in the United States are gettting serious, but the furor building in Africa provides a taste...