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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...

Fumbling the Duffle

A few determined Fort Worth volunteers are making things happen for about 150 of the Big Easy's refugees over at the Resource Connection. The...

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...

A Thin Inky Line

Static frequently feels like this rag is part of a very thin line of soldiers guarding a frontier against threats that many of its...

It’s Not a Math Course

Students of city management could learn a lot by observing how this city deals with the Woodhaven neighborhood in East Fort Worth. "OK, class,...

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....

It’s Not a Math Course

Students of city management could learn a lot by observing how this city deals with the Woodhaven neighborhood in East Fort Worth. "OK, class, this...

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...

511 Percent — Or Your First-Born

Last week's Weekly cover story, "Wolves in Small Print," focused on predatory housing loans. But the payday loan business, of course, has always been a...

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...