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Gen X-ed

Big hair, turned-up collars, Members Only jackets, Swatches, New Kids on the Block. There were gobs of ridiculousness in the 1980s. Too much to...

Red Flags

Indictments make for great headlines, and district attorneys know it. When a grand jury found grounds for indicting two Carroll school board members in...

Ladies and Germs, it’s Greg “Big COVID” Abbott!

The big news locally is still the coronavirus. The Texas health department says that we averaged about 260 COVID-19 deaths per day over the last...

Greg Abbott: Bootlicker in Chief

When Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election, the press told her to go away. When Donald Trump lost reelection last year, the mainstream media scrambled...

Say Their Names

I watched Jordan Peele’s Candyman the other night, and it freaked me out. Especially as a Texan. Can acts of injustice curse a place? Can acts of...

COVID in the House

My oldest is down with COVID. When he first got sick and took the test, he didn’t feel well. That has changed. Despite having...

Skirting the State Constitution?

For more than 30 years, most of west and northwest Tarrant County — including White Settlement, the reserve base, and Lake Worth — have...

Dear Sen. Rich White Guy,

Good afternoon, Senator. I hope you’re well. Navigating society knowing you’ll never have to experience pregnancy yourself, let alone childbirth, definitely makes things easier,...

Conservative Cronyism

County prosecutors are afforded wide discretion when deciding whether to accept criminal cases. In 2016, a special prosecutor found that Tarrant County District Attorney...

That’s One Way to Spend Retirement

Former Deputy Police Chief Planning Retaliation? A recent slew of confidential tips has made one thing abundantly clear. Someone or, more likely, a handful of...