Congress has reduced, then restored, funding for military housing, putting stress on service members. Washington needs a permanent funding stream so our Armed Forces aren’t worried about the homes they’re protecting.
George Washington celebrated, and the founders protected, the First Amendment religious freedom a few in the Tarrant County GOP would deny Shahid Shafi, by voting on whether to remove the Fort Worth surgeon as vice chair.
Few will take up for Clinton Don Simpson. We certainly won’t. But not even an accused child molester’s beating death in a Fort Worth jail should elicit shocking Facebook and other social media cheers from the gallery.
Party leadership should stop suppressing the Tarrant County Republican vote and allow a secret ballot over whether Shahid Shafi, a Muslim, can keep his vice chairmanship — though a true patriot would have resigned.
His visit to Fort Worth and Arlington reminds that John Cornyn, a former Texas Attorney General and member of the Texas Supreme Court, honors the Senate, Congress and Washington with his integrity, wisdom and common sense.
Led by a handful of antagonists, Tarrant County Republicans will vote in January to remove a vice chairman because he is a Muslim. Surgeon Shahid Shafi, a Southlake city councilman, is a longtime GOP activist.
Schieffer, former host of “Face the Nation,” says the election divide is not over President Trump but over ‘two very different visions’ of America. (Also, he’s not worried about CNN’s Jim Acosta getting barred from the press room.)
The city council will need all parties to come together Tuesday to bridge Fort Worth’s $1.6 billion pension shortfall. It’s our problem, and there’s no one better suited to solve it. A state fix may be more painful still.
This election should leave you aware that winning elections requires more than getting out the base. It requires expanding that base through principled leadership, Star-Telegram columnist Cynthia Allen says.
Fort Worth may not need selling, but I can make a case for making it your hometown — from the restaurants and cuisine to museums, parks, commute times, housing affordability, the climate and even the social climate.
Arlington voters may have mistaken the local term limits ballot question as a state or national issue, but otherwise they restored local representation with the election of Beverly Powell to the Texas Legislature.
Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson’s tasteless joke about Texas wounded warrior Dan Crenshaw shows the Grand Canyon between our veterans and volunteer troops and the civilians they risk life and limb to protect.