100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Trading Rick for Kay

There will be an election for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2012, but her name won't...

Proud Again?

A couple of months ago, I vacationed in Colorado. I loved the drive from Fort Worth to Denver. Leaving Cowtown, the sky gets expansive,...

Down with Baggy Pants

Someday, when they are 10 or 15 years older, the boys who are teenagers in Dallas now should erect a statue of Ron Price....

Suspicious Activity

There is an issue festering in many Fort Worth neighborhoods these days, and it is quite complex. Older neighborhoods are being seen as prime places...

No Flood of Money

A few weeks ago, President Bush made a speech in New Orleans' Ninth Ward, an area particularly hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina. Bush said New...

The Money Shuffle

Gov. Perry's web site touts his commitment to public education. So why is the governor considering, for the top spot in the Texas Education...

Don’t Ban the Bomb-Words

Last week NBC presented a special that chronicled the first five years of Saturday Night Live. For many of us, the mid-70s doesn't seem...

Guilt By Association

While it's painful to read about the sorts of barbaric executions performed throughout history, it's also important to remember that those were unenlightened times. In...

Logic by Craddick

State Rep. Jim Pitt has the best phrase for how Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick, his former ally, thinks of his position: "a divine...

Want a Cookie, Little Reader?

Ten years ago, I got four newspapers delivered to my house every day. These days, I don't get a single one, not even the...