Fowl Persuasion

Tax Attack

Left, Right, Left, Right, Left

Color Us Happy

Harvesting Elections

Blotch Jumbo

Static

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Hello in There

Static is beginning to wonder if anyone down at Fort Worth City Hall - from staff to city council members - is paying much...

Into the Valley of Dallas

Some folks use this rag for little more than seeing which bands are playing, which movie's showing, or which big-breasted vixen wants to talk...

Tolls for Thee

Static suffers acid reflux every time highway planners try to cram mega-toll roads down Texans' throats. Empathy wells up when ranchers and farmers talk...

Big Rig, No Cattle

Anyone who does big bidness in Cowtown knows two important rules: Stick your hand out when the city council is writing tax-break checks, and...

Bully-Goat Bluff

Fear is a great way to control folks. Scare the bejeebers out of 'em and they'll do anything you ask. As a powermonger's ploy,...

Moneychangers in the Taxpayers’ Temple

It's true, there are several definitions of the word "lobby." It can be the first room you enter in a hotel or office building....

Music to Their Ears

Wanted: Certified teacher with expertise in guitar, violin, vihuela, trumpet, and guitarron, who can read and write music, speak English and Spanish, and sit...

Thanks, John

John Terrell has proven himself to be a doggedly determined detective. Long after he retired from the Fort Worth Police Department in 1985, he...

Oaks in Limbo

The "lots for sale" signs are up in front of the property at 2201 Oak Hill Rd. on the East Side. That's the heavily...

Needed: Recipe for “Fish in a Barrel”

Oh joy, it arrived just in time for the holidays - Static's very own copy of the Wal-Mart Family Cookbook, of course! (Maybe Santa...