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Tell a Joke for Sam

Denial and Tragedy

Dem Divisions

Lost: Meanings

The Spies Who Wouldn’t Stop

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Latest Theory:

Much has been made of late regarding the theory of evolution and how it's taught in Texas public schools. For the next few months,...

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...

The Grass Is Always Taller …

To some people, the front yard at Eastside activist Don Young's house looks like an overgrown bunch of weeds badly in need of a...

Guns and America

Here’s an interesting statistic: The second-highest rate of gun ownership in the world is in Yemen, a largely tribal, extremely poor country. The highest...

Storm Tossed

The images of Hurricane Sandy are burned in my mind now, joining those of Katrina and, of course, Ally Collins. People who have never been...

No Dialogue?

It’s been a few years since I became aware of the problems with gas drilling in Fort Worth. Impressed with the knowledge put forth...

Owning Up

I’ll always love my Great Aunt Flossie. As a youngster, rocking on her front porch in Galveston, I sat enthralled, listening to her yarns...

Mission Not Accomplished

In his visit to Afghanistan last December, British Prime Minister David Cameron ended up sounding just as deluded as President George W. Bush had...

Monopoly Money

I'm getting a check from the federal government - woo-hoo! Taking advantage of our two lovely tax deductions - I mean, kids - my...

Crispy City

When I moved into the Monticello neighborhood about five years ago, I asked one of my neighbors why there were no Fort Worth public...