One impression of Texas

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

I would like the opportunity to reply to Cherita Goodman’s letter about how Gov. Perry has made Texas the darling of the nation.

Strategy needed

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

“We don’t have a strategy yet,” to confront ISIS. That pretty much summarizes what the President said.

Praise for chief

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Chief Jeffery Halstead is my best friend.

Consider the content

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Concerning the new higher curriculum standards established by TEA, I do have a few observations.

Unfilled dream

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

August is the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.

Opening their homes

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

This August, three families in Fort Worth enjoyed a special experience by welcoming into their homes high school exchange students from Japan and Brazil.

Who runs Texas?

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Why doesn’t Texas have a law that requires the proper infrastructure (such as technology to capture gas and pipelines to move it) to be in place before drilling?

Control of the courts

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

It seems that Stephen P. Hammack (in his letter August 17) is looking forward to the U.S. Supreme Court taking control of all government activity.

Read the article

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

I find it very interesting (and a little disconcerting) that apparently none of the published respondents to the daily STEW regarding internet service sales taxes (Aug. 27) appeared to have read the article on the subject.

Level of instruction

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

During my recent testimony to the Senate Education Committee, I told committee members that the “level of instruction” was a factor in our low test scores.