Pipeline problems

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Richard Greene is wrong when he says that environmentalists opposing the pipeline are ignoring science. His argument is based on the old tired statement that “the tar sands oil is going to be used anyway” and the pipeline is an environmentally safer way to transport it than shipping it by train or tanker.

Bridges, bikes and passes

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Come on Fort Worth!

Forget border worries

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Why is everyone in Texas in such an uproar over President Obama’s immigration policy?

A second chance

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

I would like to comment about the statement Gil LeBreton made about Josh Brent.

In need of a comb

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

I invited my 10-year-old grandson to eat with me in the retirement-home dining room.

Government fears

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

For those of you who think government is evil and unnecessary, how will you control the rich and powerful when they do away with all public amenities in order to fill their pockets with more gold?

All Points: Is Legislature too right or too left?

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Members of the 84th Texas Legislature, which convenes on Jan. 13, began prefiling bills on Nov. 10. The list of topics for the session will be broad, as usual, from far right to far left. On tap will be everything from denying in-state college tuition for students brought to the U.S. illegally to expanding Medicaid; from cutting business taxes to easing voter registration. And there’s the budget, lawmakers’ ultimate priority-setting mechanism. On the whole, do you believe the Legislature leans too far right, too far left or strikes a balance?

All Points: Will Texas lawmakers go right, left or middle?

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Members of the 84th Texas Legislature, which convenes at noon on Jan. 15, began prefiling bills on Nov. 10. The list of topics for the session will be broad, as usual, and will range from far right to far left. On tap will be everything from denying in-state tuition for undocumented college students to expanding Medicaid, from cutting business taxes to easing voter registration. And there’s the budget, lawmakers’ ultimate priority-setting mechanism. On the whole, do you believe the Legislature leans too far right, too far left or strikes a balance?

Letters: Immigration action reaction; police shootings; thankful for nurses

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The Republicans say that Obama using his executive authority to deal with the amnesty issue, after they refused to submit their solution and blocked the Democrat-proposed option, will “poison the well.”

Former SEAL Robert O’Neill says he shot bin Laden — so is he a hero?

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Robert O’Neill, a former Navy SEAL, has told several media outlets that he was the person who shot and killed Osama bin Laden, breaking the “code” among special operations military personnel of not seeking recognition or reward for their work. Regardless of his reported heroic actions, is a SEAL who breaks that code a hero to you? And, should there even be such a code?