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Forget Avian Flu

Unhealthy Rhetoric

Memory Loss

Got Gas?

The Emperor’s New Budget

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

That’s My Job

For a gringo working in the Fort Worth construction industry, sometimes it's hard not to feel embattled by the legions of Mexican immigrants who...

Eater Beware

Even if you know that GMO isn't the latest Clash cover band and you buy your organic potatoes and leafy greens locally grown, that...

Publisher Perilous

In 2002, I wrote a cover story for D Magazine examining the financial problems Tom Hicks was having. The owner of the Texas Rangers...

A Season for Knives

It’s spring again. Must be time to start another war. Now it appears the target will be Iran. Or maybe Syria. John McCain wants...

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...

Senior Specials

PBS needs to roll back the age appeal of its programming. In 1970, radio and television comedian Red Skelton was taken off the air by...

Want a Cookie, Little Reader?

Ten years ago, I got four newspapers delivered to my house every day. These days, I don't get a single one, not even the...

Waiting Impatience

Due to my wife’s recent medical problems, I’ve become an expert of sorts on doctors’ waiting rooms. This niche ecosystem is filled with a...

Leasing Our Lives Away

So you've signed a gas lease. Congratulations: You've been taken for a fool. Certain material facts were kept from you that, had you known...

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...