Rampant sexual abuse and cover-ups in a loose network of independent fundamental Baptist churches across America appear to dwarf the #MeToo revelations that captivated the U.S. and led to universal outrage.
George H.W. Bush’s death can mark the end of an era of civility and decorum in American politics, in which he was friends with Bill Clinton, or herald the beginning of a new kinder, gentler America. We can choose his legacy.
Shahid Shafi’s patriotism was in full regalia at the Southlake Republican meeting Wednesday, but the Tarrant County GOP’s loyalty to him remains in question. More Republicans need to stand with him as he stand with them.
It’s time for a solution to the mass migration causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S. border with Mexico. But the answer is a summit of Western Hemisphere leaders, not a financially disastrous closing of the border.
It’s no insult to question the Panther Island project’s finances or insist on a cost-benefit analysis economic study, as the Trump administration is doing. And it might just restore Fort Worth’s faith in the project’s vision.
Like the Super Bowl, competition for Amazon’s “HQ2” headquarters was an everyday contest played out on a massive stage. DFW didn’t win this economic development prize, but learned a few lessons in an already familiar game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Americans fought like never before in the Nov. 6 midterm election. As returns come in, we’ll need to come together as never before to support the winners and toast each other for a contest well-played on all sides.
Voting fever has gripped the Nov. 6 midterm in Fort Worth, Texas, and nationally like never before. Is civic engagement here to stay? It can be, if we keep up on the news and keep up on our obligations as informed citizens.
The Star-Telegram Editorial Board endorses Republicans Greg Abbott and Ron Wright along with Democrats Beto O’Rourke and Beverly Powell, along with a “no” vote on Arlington term limits; and a “yes” vote for JPS Health Network bonds.
Democrat Beto O’Rourke seems more interested than Republican Ted Cruz in making deals or finding middle ground. That is why O’Rourke would make the best senator for Tarrant County’s future, and the future of Texas.
For 11 years, the Arlington Republican served as district director and then as chief of staff under now-retiring U.S. Rep. Joe Barton. When he came home, he was still expected to run for Congress someday. Now, he knows the city and its needs.