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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Richard Connor: Coming, going, in between – football can be painful

On Saturday night, Aug. 24, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck walked onto the field for a preseason game amid the roaring cheers of adoring fans. He was their hero. After the game he walked off...

Lee Hamilton: Is democracy in trouble? Maybe, but there is cause for hope

Sometimes I wonder if the world is doomed to descend into autocracy. We read about nations that are already there, like China and Russia. And countries like Hungary and Turkey that are nominally democratic...

In Market: Fort Worth: Prosperity and Opportunity, past and future

Fort Worth is prospering beyond any city of her class in America. She is crowded to the gates with newcomers. Her bank resources are multiplying. Realty values have soared. She is building more rapidly...

Richard Connor: The Business Press has seen the future and it is now

We are smarter or savvier than we look – the editors at the Business Press, that is. You might say we are old but we understand the new – the new digital age in media,...

Richard Connor: Never mind Tucker Carlson – white supremacy is real

Tucker Carlson is a twit. The Fox News commentator unfortunately has a lot of other “twits” who like him or at least watch his show, which ranks among the 20 most watched on television. He’s...

Lee Hamilton: The world is a community; we need to be good neighbors

I’ve been struck recently by news coverage of humans’ degradation of the planet. Two opposing themes keep appearing. One is the sense that, as individuals, there’s little we can do. The other: As citizens...

In Market: Remembering a violent event

I think of this incident whenever a mass shooting happens in this country. Here is a slightly-revised story I wrote several years ago about a mass shooting event I covered as a young reporter in...

Don Woodard: Ah, historic Baltimore – a mess or a songwriter’s paradise?

After hearing President Trump bad-mouthing Elijah Cummings as a racist and calling the congressman’s district a “rodent infested mess where no human being would want to live,” I was prompted to check out Baltimore...

Commentary: Texas agriculture needed NAFTA; now it needs USMCA

Agriculture is much more than a deep-rooted part of Texas culture. It is also the lifeblood of our economy. Over 240,000 farms and ranches cover our state, more than any other in the country....

In Market: The ghosts of the Sinclair Building

Memory is a strange thing. When we began working on our story about the revived Sinclair Building (Business Press, Aug. 5-11, pg. 18), it triggered a memory that I had put away in that...