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Pray for Rain

There have always been fights over water in Texas. But as population increases and rain doesn’t, times are getting tighter and the fights more...

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...

Protesting Too Much

Fort Worth Star Telegram business writer Mitchell Schnurman called it "petty politics" and suggested maybe someone forgot to kiss a certain person's ring. He was...

It’s Not the Guns

I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own...

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...

An Immodest Proposal

Tell me if this sounds familiar. The U.S. trains another country’s paramilitary forces to wage war against American enemies. Those forces do fight U.S....

The Price of Cake

The only good urban gas well is one that doesn't get drilled. By GRAYSON HARPER There's something a bit sad and desperate about this gas drilling...

Ink vs. Electrons

Most of my former newspaper colleagues probably hate to hear me say it. In fact, they so hate to hear it that they have...

The War on Sunshine

A war against open government is being fought in Texas. Cities and public officials — including some in Arlington and Hurst — are using...

The Binge Conundrum

When I started college, I was 17 - had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago....