100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

A Pink Political Agenda

In 2000, when I became a breast cancer activist, one of my first assignments was contacting the senators and members of Congress in my...

Fearful Wonders

Every year brings change, but some years really are turning points: 1492, 1789, 1914, and 1989, for example. Was 2011 one of those Really...

Not Optional

As the Fort Worth school district struggles with its latest scandal — this one involving Dunbar High School — it’s apparent that some officials...

Suicide Pact

The Durban climate summit that ended earlier this month was proclaimed a great success. The chairwoman told delegates: “We have concluded this meeting with...

Hail Perry Full of …

Just when it seemed Rick Perry’s flagging presidential campaign couldn’t get any more desperate, his latest Iowa TV ad disproved that belief. The Texas...

Desperation Play

In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest...

We Can Move the Earth

On Feb. 8, 2008, I felt the earth move beneath my feet. It wasn’t an earthquake or a Hemingway-esque tryst. It was simply a...

What Will the Kids Get?

About 470 years ago, famed Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado and his men got lost in the Texas panhandle. They floundered there for...

Perrys on the Run

Anita Perry was complaining recently in South Carolina that the other Republican presidential hopefuls are picking on her husband. “It’s been a rough month,” Texas’...

Wrong War

My father grew up on Gordon Avenue on the South Side of Fort Worth. After high school at Trimble Tech, he apprenticed in the...