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In the Shadow of Vesuvius

In the Shadow of Vesuvius

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012; by Frank Kuchar. August 24, A.D. 79. The day began like any other for the people of the prosperous, vibrant city of Pompeii. The city was…

Things the Government Should & Could Do (but Won’t) to Lower Gasoline Prices

Things the Government Should & Could Do (but Won’t) to Lower Gasoline Prices

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012; by Frank Kuchar. Have you noticed the sharp rise in gasoline prices lately? Well, hold on, its about to get worse. The sad truth is, it…

A Solution to the Riddle—Post Oak Decline in the Southern Cross Timbers

A Solution to the Riddle—Post Oak Decline in the Southern Cross Timbers

Friday, August 31, 2012; By Pat Kelly. This publication is meant to address the specific issues of Post Oak Decline in the Cross Timbers District and as a supplement for…

Unchecked growth or Right-Sizing Arlington. A clear choice.

Unchecked growth or Right-Sizing Arlington. A clear choice.

Thursday, August 30, 2012; by Buddy Saunders Do we want population growth in Arlington? If so, what kind and how much? We are currently at about 380,000 residents and are…

Proposed 2013 Budget for Arlington is $400 million

Proposed 2013 Budget for Arlington is $400 million

Wednesday, August 29, 2012;  By Richard Weber.   Arlington Budget Public Hearings will be held at city hall on Tuesday, September 4 and Thursday, September 13. The first reading should…

Arlington Takes Another Stab at Mass Transit

Arlington Takes Another Stab at Mass Transit

Monday, August 27, 2012; Buddy Saunders.   Along with skateboard parks and a modest increase in the spending on street repairs ($25 million), Arlington’s $396 million budget for next year…

Ask Arlington!

This page is for anyone to be able to post a question in the hopes that somebody out there knows the answer. To ask a question, simply post a comment…

Hope and Chains

Hope and Chains

Friday, August 24th; Frank Kuchar. In a recent speech before a largely black American audience in Danville, Virginia, Vice-President Biden said of the Republicans “They’re going to put y’all back…

Abram Street: More multi-story apts. plus new plan to eliminate street lanes

Abram Street: More multi-story apts. plus new plan to eliminate street lanes

Thursday, August 23, 2012; Buddy Saunders. Older cities, especially those with limited room for growth, inevitably have diminishing opportunities for building on raw land.  Arlington is one such city. Redevelopment…

An Open Letter to the Left

An Open Letter to the Left

Thursday August 23, 2012; By Frank Kuchar. Dear Lefties: I am an unabashed conservative, which in your eyes makes me an intolerant bigot who would deny certain groups their right…

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