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Arlington Spectator: Your Council Prepares to Renew the Failure Known as MAX

Arlington Spectator: Your Council Prepares to Renew the Failure Known as MAX

http://www.arlington-tx.gov/cdp/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2014/07/MAX-Ridership.pdf Tucked in the consent agenda (supposedly noncontroversial items expected to pass with little or no discussion) is the renewal of all the contracts with MAX, except for…

Ever Wonder What Goes on at a City Council Meeting? Read This Story.

Ever Wonder What Goes on at a City Council Meeting? Read This Story.

Friday, June 12, 2015, by Buddy Saunders City Council meetings are rarely well-attended, not here in Arlington, not in any city anywhere. As a consequence, few citizens know…

City of Arlington News & Events 06/12/15

City of Arlington News & Events 06/12/15

Arlington Weekend Buzz: June 12-14, 2015 Posted: 11 Jun 2015 08:11 AM PDT Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the…

An Open Letter to Mayor Williams and the City Council

An Open Letter to Mayor Williams and the City Council

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, by Wayne Ogle The following open letter by former City Councilman Wayne Ogle concerns the City Council’s blackout of citizen participation at City Council…

Arlington Spectator: Council Members Still Afraid of Citizen Speakers

Arlington Spectator: Council Members Still Afraid of Citizen Speakers

www.opinionarlington.com/?p=7681 Jeff Williams still fails to come through on a campaign promise to televise the Citizen Participation portion of council members. The top argument of majority of the…

City Council Majority Says No to Citizen Free Speech

City Council Majority Says No to Citizen Free Speech

Friday, June 5, 2015, by Buddy Saunders The members of our City Council who joined former Mayor Cluck in trying to ban street-side handouts of literature in Arlington,…

City of Arlington News & Events 06/05/15

City of Arlington News & Events 06/05/15

Arlington Making Dreams Come True for Disabled Veterans Posted: 02 Jun 2015 08:15 AM PDT The City of Arlington is making dreams come true for disabled veterans throughout…

Arlington Spectator: Council Members Don’t Want Williams to Televise Citizen Participation.

Arlington Spectator: Council Members Don’t Want Williams to Televise Citizen Participation.

Mayor Jeff Williams brought up the subjects of citizens being able to speak from 2-to-3 minutes AND televising the citizen participation, from 1:01:30 to 1:08:50. Afternoon Meeting –…

Almost Any Weather Event These Days Caused by Climate Change, or so that’s the Claim

Almost Any Weather Event These Days Caused by Climate Change, or so that’s the Claim

Friday, May 1, 2015, by Gary Hancock, Arlington resident and author of Sustaining Liberty: And Reclaiming Limited Government in America Well, it was inevitable; after the recent flooding…

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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…

HB40 Threatens Local Control of Gas Wells

HB40 Threatens Local Control of Gas Wells

Friday, April 24, 2014, by Richard Weber, Publisher of the Arlington Spectator Down in Austin the House passed HB40. Basically, the bill as written, removes local government control…

National

NCPA: United States Federal Regulatory State is Larger than India’s Economy, plus Other News!

NCPA: United States Federal Regulatory State is Larger than India’s Economy, plus Other News!

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

NCPA: Two Federal Agencies Threatening Water Ways and Property Rights, plus Other News!

NCPA: Two Federal Agencies Threatening Water Ways and Property Rights, plus Other News!

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

GE to Connecticut: It may be time for us to go.

GE to Connecticut: It may be time for us to go.

Friday, June 18, 2015, by Paul Gleiser Jeffrey Immelt probably isn’t a household name but the company he runs is. Immelt…

Lemonade: The Sequel

Lemonade: The Sequel

Sunday, June 14, 2015, by Paul Gleiser If you were with us last Friday, you will recall that the topic was…