Fowl Persuasion

Tax Attack

Left, Right, Left, Right, Left

Color Us Happy

Harvesting Elections

Blotch Jumbo

Static

Static

How to Broil a CEO

Imagine this: It's July 4, a national holiday, a time for family, fun, and relaxation, and Static colleague Sarah Perry is slaving away as...

Rip in the Rainbow Flag

In May, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce brought in urban studies theorist Richard Florida as the keynote speaker for its annual meeting. One...

A Voting Gauntlet

So the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday on a tiny Texas case that could have huge implications across the country. A little municipal utility...

A Texan Walks into a Bar … (Coughing)

Sometimes it seems like the only reason to keep living in Texas is that it's so exciting to think about how we could improve...

After the Shrub is Gone

Remember when war protests down in Crawford were as common as George W. Bush mispronouncing words like "nucular" and "subliminibal?" Now two of those...

After the Storm I

Trying to decipher what happens in the closing days of the Texas Legislature is like being picked up by a tornado and dropped in...

Remedial Reading for Mayors

Last week, Fort Worth fired its man in charge of handling funds for inner-city housing - mostly money from the U.S. Department of Housing...

Guns, Shields, Pigs

Laura Elizabeth Morales, writing recently for the Texas Insider political web site, bemoaned the fact that a bill that would allow concealed weapons on...

Imminent Action on Eminent Domain?

Lock up the valuables. After ambling along for a couple of months, the Texas Legislature is entering the final, frenzied weeks of...

Politics for Poly

Democratic State Rep. Marc Veasey may have given a much-needed boost to beleaguered Polytechnic High School. An amendment he added to the omnibus education...