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100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

He Doth Froth Too Much

I almost was afraid to write this column. I'm mentioning the name of one of the most popular opinion show hosts in the United...

All-American Torture

One reason I've always been proud to be an American is that I could go anywhere in the world - and I've been many...

Baseball Blame Game

First, a disclosure: I was born and raised in Cleveland and have been a big fan of the Cleveland Indians my whole life. And...

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...

War of Words

Over the weekend, the folks on both sides of the Iraq War debate gathered in Washington to shout out their pain in mass demonstrations. First...

Scopes Revisited

I've been listening to the congressional hearings for Supreme Court chief justice nominee John Roberts, and the process fills me with dread. Two down,...

Fruit of the Neo-Cons’ Labor

My childhood memories are dotted with visions of summer days playing on the patio of my grandparents' home, where I climbed pecan trees and...

he Muddy Waters of Race

The television coverage of Hurricane Katrina began with scenes of black, apparently poor, people lining up outside the New Orleans Superdome for shelter, and...

Dog Days, Cats’ Pajamas

It was a recent weekday afternoon when I saw an old friend of mine at LaGrave Field - one of those "businessman's specials" games....

Of Wolves and Words

I appreciated the Weekly's recent cover story exposing unscrupulous mortgage lenders, but I have to take issue with the title "Wolves in Small Print." Western...