Flat tax unfair

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Michael Sargent complains that the wealthy are unfairly overtaxed since the top 10 percent of earners pay 71 percent while the bottom half of income earners pay only 2 percent of federal income taxes.

Playing the lottery

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

I seem to remember millions of Texans watching a video screen to see if they had a winning ticket.

It starts with parents

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

I believe that we need to start with the parents (See: “Soul-Searching Time,” Mon., April 14).

Essential services

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Am I the only one thinking it strange that the city of Fort Worth charges its productive residents for essential services (teaching young people to swim, an “essential life skill”) while feeding money to its non-productive residents with no life skills, i.e. the homeless?

Weakening foundation

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Predicated by the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution was constructed of philosophical theories from the likes of Locke and Montesquieu.

Hurst’s great example

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Anna Holzer is intelligent, articulate, fair-minded and well-informed in the matters of Hurst.

Tough to get a license

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

It should never be so hard for an 88-year-old woman who has lived in Texas since 1975 to change a driver’s license to a Texas ID!

Invitation to All Points: Legal work by Wendy Davis

Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis’ run for governor has refocused attention on the mixture of her life as a legislator with her professional work as an attorney for public entities, including the North Texas Tollway Authority. Davis has cast votes directly affecting NTTA, at least one of which set a policy that her law firm later was hired to help carry out.

All Points: Readers sound off on equal pay for women

Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

Nationally and in Texas, political debate has flared anew on the issue of equal pay for women doing the same work as men.

Religious holidays

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

I am surprised that state Rep. Jonathan Stickland is surprised and confused by state law (Bud Kennedy column Friday, “Stickland takes up new crusade”).