Support for teachers

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Let me get this straight. The U.S. agreed to secretly pay Social Security to Nazi war criminals to get them to leave our country quietly, but pays teachers, fire and police personnel only half of their Social Security because they would be “double dipping” since they participated in “government” retirement funds?

Big oil

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Exporting oil means big money for oil companies — U.S. consumers pick up the tab.

Texas is vulnerable

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Is there any state in America more vulnerable to a pandemic than Texas?

The Fort Worth way?

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

When our city went in search for a new president for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, I understood, the driving criteria was to find a person with expertise in rail transportation.

Election letters

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Libby Willis is the right person to replace Wendy Davis in the Texas Senate.

All Points: Encouraging more people to vote

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

As many as half of Tarrant County residents who will vote in the Nov. 4 election are expected to cast ballots during the early voting period, Oct. 20-31. Still, even with a race for governor on the ballot, the county’s total voter turnout in mid-term elections has not been above 40 percent since 1994. What can be done to encourage more people to vote? Allow Election Day voting at any polling place? Make Election Day a holiday?

Election letters: The race for governor

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

We recently received a brochure in the mail criticizing Greg Abbott on his past position on abortion.

Ebola response

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Viruses are agents that must live in host cells in order to replicate. Ebola is one example.

Plenty of room

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

If the bids for Washington Heights Elementary School were 25 percent over the estimate, could it also be germane that the total area of the school grew from 50,000 square feet to 60,000 square feet — an increase of 20 percent? (See: “Rising costs my undermine plans for Fort Worth school,” Oct. 5)

Football bullies?

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Checking high school football scores on Thursday morning, I noticed another very high score against Western Hills (83-7).