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Follow up on: Are You Ready to Spend $809 Million on Another Bond Package?

Follow up on: Are You Ready to Spend $809 Million on Another Bond Package?

Friday, July 24, 2015, by Buddy Saunders We attended the Tuesday, June 21st public hearing hosted by County Commissioner Andy Nguyen at the Arlington Sub Courthouse. The meeting…

Arlington Spectator: Are Gangs & Drugs Really Running the City?

Arlington Spectator: Are Gangs & Drugs Really Running the City?

See Arlington Police: No Justice at the Fort Worth Weekly A most definite must read. See my opinion in the Press Box section of this newsletter.   From…

What Will It Cost? A Question We Should Ask More Often.

What Will It Cost? A Question We Should Ask More Often.

Friday, July 17, 2015, by Buddy Saunders As we all know all too well, government spends every dollar it gets its hands on. That is an immutable given.…

City of Arlington News & Events 07/17/15

City of Arlington News & Events 07/17/15

River Legacy Recontructs Roads for Park Entrance Posted: 15 Jul 2015 07:41 AM PDT The east River Legacy Park Collins Street entrance is closed as crews reconstruct the…

Taxpayer, Are You Ready to Spend $809 Million on Another Bond Package?

Taxpayer, Are You Ready to Spend $809 Million on Another Bond Package?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, by Buddy Saunders Recently two big bond packages totaling nearly a billion dollars were approved by voters ($236 million City of Arlington, $663 Arlington…

Arlington Spectator: ‘The MAX’ Analysis

Arlington Spectator: ‘The MAX’ Analysis

During the wonderful month of July, your city council decides to take off for a summer break. This is easily the most successful month of the year for…

Senior Center Lower Priority than New Library and Council Chamber

Senior Center Lower Priority than New Library and Council Chamber

Friday, July 10, 2015, by Buddy Saunders Soon after north Arlington Councilman Charlie Parker was elected, he began championing the idea of building a first rate senior center…

City of Arlington News & Events 07/10/15

City of Arlington News & Events 07/10/15

Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 9-12, 2015 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 08:48 AM PDT Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the…

Arlington Spectator: West Abram Street Analysis

Arlington Spectator: West Abram Street Analysis

During the wonderful month of July your city council decides to take off for a summer break. This is easily the most successful month of the year for…

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Good News! Arlington is Not on This Top 20 List!

Good News! Arlington is Not on This Top 20 List!

In the three reports cited here, Arlington comes out looking pretty good.  Not only is our city not in the bad top 20, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility tells…

The modern state: protecting us from us.

The modern state: protecting us from us.

Friday, June 12, 2015, by Paul Gleiser Every now and then, this piece just writes itself. Thanks to the leadership of the City of Overton, Texas, this is…

The Shootout at the Twin Peaks Corral

The Shootout at the Twin Peaks Corral

Friday, May 22, 2015, by Frank Kuchar This past Sunday afternoon a terrible gun fight broke out in Waco, Texas between two rival biker gangs. Meanwhile, down the…

The Windy City’s lousy FICO score.

The Windy City’s lousy FICO score.

Thursday, May 14, 2015, by Paul Gleiser On Tuesday (May 12, 2015), Moody’s Investors Service, the bond rating agency, downgraded the City of Chicago’s bond rating to junk…

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws, a Crime in Themselves

Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws, a Crime in Themselves

Friday, July 24, 2015, by Gary Hancock, Arlington resident and author of Sustaining Liberty: And Reclaiming Limited Government in America Most…

NCPA: Obama’s New Regulations to Cost $110 Billion, plus other News!

NCPA: Obama’s New Regulations to Cost $110 Billion, plus other News!

Keep up with the latest insights regarding energy, the environment, health care, and government spending. Read the National Center for Policy…

AMERICANTHINKER: The United States is a Dying Country

AMERICANTHINKER: The United States is a Dying Country

Those who wear smiley face buttons on their lapels in spite of the unhappy reality all around us suggest that Opinion…

Citizenship & What’s Wrong with America

Citizenship & What’s Wrong with America

Friday, July 17, 2015, by Frank Kuchar In a recent interview Jeb Bush, candidate for the Republican nomination for President, was…