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Overheard – April 29, 2013

Overheard around town

“I believe that freedom is a gift from God and the hope of every human heart. Freedom inspired our founders and preserved our union through civil war and secured the promise of civil rights. – Former President George W. Bush, speaking at the dedication of the Bush Library in Dallas on April 25

“First-responders know better than anyone that there’s no such thing as a routine emergency, but it didn’t slow them down as they raced toward that burning factory.” – Gov. Rick Perry at an April 25 service honoring people killed in a fertilizer plant explosion in West  

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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