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Arlington’s Folly

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Grass Capitalist

Toward the end of the presidential campaign, I started hearing the Republican rank and file express worries that the election of Barack Obama as...

Home, Semi-Sweet Home

It was the afternoon before Thanksgiving in Austin, and George W. Bush - then in his first term as governor and enjoying record-high approval...

If It Drives Like a Duck …

Sigh. The spin industry and its forebear, the marketing behemoth, think we are all such simps. "Used" cars seem low-class, so they became "pre-owned."...

Gas Well Smell Test

Coziness among city officials, advisors, and the drilling industry is making some folks hold their noses. By JEFF PRINCE photos Naomi Vaughan Fort Worth residents who...

Grass Capitalist

What's scarier than socialism for some? Obameritocracy. By BEN SWALLOW Toward the end of the presidential campaign, I started hearing the Republican rank and file express...

If It Drives Like a Duck …

Sigh. The spin industry and its forebear, the marketing behemoth, think we are all such simps. "Used" cars seem low-class, so they became "pre-owned."...

Adrift

A couple of months ago I found myself on the verge of drowning in the Gulf of Mexico. The skiff I was in capsized...

Phases and Stages

Four white lines beckoned from a tabletop in an Austin hotel room, and Roy Stamps bent over with a rolled-up dollar bill and snorted...

Déjà Nuke

The ink was barely dry on Luminant Energy's application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to add two 1,700 megawatt reactors...

Phases and Stages

Four white lines beckoned from a tabletop in an Austin hotel room, and Roy Stamps bent over with a rolled-up dollar bill and snorted...