100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Shoulda Known Better

Recently, I mistakenly received the Winter '08 edition of Hooah!, the U.S. Army National Guard's call to arms in teen-beat magazine form. It says...

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...

Spanish Stand-Off

When my daughter was four, her pre-kindergarten class in the Fort Worth public school system taught her in both Spanish and English. The federally...

Omigod — Obama

Holy crap! We're going to have a black president! If my dad wasn't already dead, that would kill him. (You guessed it: He was extremely...

Air Apparent

Sometimes you can look at an unpopular law and say, OK, I disagree with that, but I understand why it was passed. Some statutes...

The Pros of Parking

The Weekly's Jan. 9 cover story ("What 'Free' Parking?") on the downtown parking additions made possible with tax-increment financing almost entirely dismissed what that...

UFO U-Turn

Before Close Encounters of the Third Kind came out in 1977, Steven Spielberg & Co. sponsored an art contest for kids across the country....

Fear ’Cross the Mersey

At a soccer game in Liverpool last week, Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks watched his most recent acquisition - the Liverpool...

Reviewing the Rules

Roger Clemens. Barry Bonds. Steroids. Human Growth Hormone (HGH). These days, baseball is about as American as Benedict Arnold, and between that sport, the Tour...

The War Against Women

"I'd rather see you dead, little girl/than to be with another man ... ." (Lennon/McCartney)  The new year is only a few days old,...