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Other Voices

Trump is setting the wrong ‘new norm’ as leader

When the president publicly announced his displeasure with Nordstrom Department Stores for no longer selling daughter Ivanka Trump’s merchandise, he violated a norm against using his office for his family’s gain. If he’s not called out for that, we risk setting a new norm for expected presidential behavior.

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Should Tarrant Democrats ‘work with’ GOP? No!

How incredibly ironic that now, just days into a Republican administration, columnist Richard Greene encouraged Democrats to join hands with Republicans, since the example set for the past eight years by Republicans was to do everything in their power to obstruct, delay and prevent.

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Muslims were not banned, but this many White House fumbles should be

President Trump’s advisers, it’s reported, did not want to risk politically inspired leaks that could have resulted from consulting the federal bureaucracy. It was not a Muslim ban. It was a timeout on admitting refugees, immigrants and travelers from the terrorist-ridden countries of Iran, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

Videos

Rangers Elvis Andrus Saturday morning conversation

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus talking about the addition of first baseman Mike Napoli and trying to live up to third baseman Adrian Beltre's level at spring training in Surprise, AZ, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (Video by Max
mfaulkner@star-telegram.com
Rangers Elvis Andrus Saturday morning conversation 2:01

Rangers Elvis Andrus Saturday morning conversation

Four-alarm fire destroys two businesses in Balch Springs 2:30

Four-alarm fire destroys two businesses in Balch Springs

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Timberview handles The Colony, will play for regional title

South Grand Prairie comes back on Arlington Lamar in 6A regional semifinal 2:38

South Grand Prairie comes back on Arlington Lamar in 6A regional semifinal