Invitation to All Points: Equal pay for women

Sunday, Apr. 13, 2014

Nationally and in Texas, political debate has flared anew on the issue of equal pay for women doing the same work as men. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make an average of 81 cents for each dollar men are paid in terms weekly wages.

Alternative medicine

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Next week is National Osteopathic Medicine Week, and I want to send a shout-out to the physicians who serve us.

Logical arguments

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

I seldom agree with Rahm Emanuel or Bob Ray Sanders. Our worldviews are too different.

Education funding

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Texas has dropped to 49th in spending per pupil and is now more than $3,000 below the U.S. average — or about $66,000 less per elementary classroom — according to new comparisons by the National Education Association.

Gun rights

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

The April 9 Star-Telegram article, “Arlington vexes gun-rights group,” and the related editorial, “Local law must be evenly enforced,” brought to mind a scene I witnessed from my car some weeks ago, as I waited on westbound North Tarrant Parkway at the U.S. 377 traffic light, in Keller.

Sports and unions

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

In Dan Jenkins’ latest, His Ownself, he spares no ink in expressing his disdain for unions in any form.

Arlington ordinance

Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014

How about the Arlington Police Department ticket the panhandlers who walk among vehicles stopped at intersections with cardboard signs?

Wasting water

Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014

Memorial day is marked for the grand opening of Hawaiian Falls water park in White Settlement.

Guns and pipes

Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014

The prototypical pipe smoker of the past was a college professor with a salt-and-pepper beard wearing a worn out tweed jacket with leather patches on the elbow area.

Recapturing No. 1

Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014

Why do people in Texas always tell people that they don’t agree with to leave?