100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Big Hat, No Brahmas

When Jerry Jones snagged the 2011 Super Bowl last week for his new stadium in Arlington, the Cowboys' owner and his contingent held a...

Summer School

In the summer of 1980, I got a job working for a landscaper for $5 an hour. I was 13 years old. The landscaper...

One Paycheck

Let me make sure I've got this straight: Business owners and residents don't want the homeless people in their East Lancaster neighborhood; they're not...

Tarnish on the Hardware

Those of you not in the journalism biz probably haven't noticed this peculiar little ethics problem local news organizations have been dealing with for...

Time is on Their Side

Whenever Fort Worth faces any civic issue - big or small - the city council appoints a committee. This sounds good: getting citizens involved...

With Liberty and Guns for All

You can imagine lots of countries where a candidate for the presidency might lie about owning a gun so as not to alienate the...

The Damage He Did

The news media last week jumped all over the Don Imus story after the radio host called the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos." Unless...

Take Me out of the Ballgame

There's something different going on at the Texas Rangers' ballpark this year. No, not the quality of the play. Please. The Rangers started out the 2007...

No Freedom from Religion

Thank God I'm not an atheist; if I were, I'd surely go crazy within the Arlington public school system. It's spring now, and butterflies, caterpillars,...

What Now, Cowtown?

A couple of months ago, I was having a beer at one of my Westside watering holes when the conversation turned to the new...