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  • War of words over alleged racist comments made by HISD teacher

    War of words over alleged racist comments made by HISD teacher

    Photo: Screen Shot Click2Houston News story  HOUSTON- The war of words between community activist Quanell X and an elementary school teacher is escalating after he accused of her of making racist and anti-Muslim remarks on a political YouTube show, “Tommy’s Garage.” Angela Box, third-grade teacher at Daily Elementary School, fired …Read More »
  • Camp Lone Star – Cruel and Unusual Punishments – Before Conviction

    Camp Lone Star – Cruel and Unusual Punishments – Before Conviction

    Photo: Outpost of Freedom - KC’s personal ankle bracelet On Monday, November 10, 2014, K. C. Massey was released from the “Correctional Institution Willacy County”, “a contracted correctional institution, operated by a private corporation”, after 14 days of incarceration. Massey’s bail had been set at $30,000, and his wife had raised …Read More »
  • Colony Meadows Elementary ranks first in Texas Math Contest

    Colony Meadows Elementary ranks first in Texas Math Contest

    Photo: Ft Bend Independent.com CME Math Team (from left to right: Tonito Morales, Andrew Cai, Ashmit Bhatnagar, Mark Wang, Kishlaya Rastogi, Sreeja Thipireddy, Akaash Kolluri, Pratyushram Jayaramakrishna, Aditya Janan, Sidharth Rajesh, Poorva Phatak, Sriram Padmanabhan) The Colony Meadows (CME) math team competed in Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) Math …Read More »
  • Bill King Seeks the Political Center in Houston

    Bill King Seeks the Political Center in Houston

    Photo: Bill King’s Book Cover  It’s been hard going for moderates lately. The 2014 election cycle was the latest in a long series of culls, as hardline Republicans pushed their more conciliatory colleagues out of office and solidified their ideological hold on Congress. State governments haven’t necessarily fared any better: …Read More »
  • National Guard troops to stay on border through March

    National Guard troops to stay on border through March

     File photo DPS Nov. 19–AUSTIN — Texas National Guard troops will remain on the southern border until next spring and extra Department of Public Safety officers will stay until next summer under a deal struck this week by top state officials. The agreement set to be formally approved Dec. 1 …Read More »
  • Op-Ed: Well Fed Liberals

    Op-Ed: Well Fed Liberals

    Photo: www.abovetopsecret.com  You know, solutions to complex problems are really quite simple when you step back and look at them objectively. It’s only when you inject legalese, or liberal thought do you get multi-layered psycho-babble that leaves the thinking person with exasperation. I am going to offer some of my solutions …Read More »
  • Op-Ed: Is The Republican Delegation of the State of Texas For Sale?

    Op-Ed: Is The Republican Delegation of the State of Texas For Sale?

    Photo: Indiegogo.com “You were bought with a price.” 1 Corinthians 6:20 We all were, if you are a Christian.  Jesus paid the ransom for our sin with his own blood so that we could have eternal life.  Pretty hefty price, if you ask me. One could say that our delegation of Texas State …Read More »
  • Judge Refuses to Toss Perry Case on Technicalities

    Judge Refuses to Toss Perry Case on Technicalities

    Photo: Travis Co Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling that the potentially embarrassing case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should proceed. The governor’s …Read More »
  • Combating the problem of underage smugglers

    Combating the problem of underage smugglers

    Photo by Delcia Lopez dlopez@themonitor.com Junior Benjamin Rodriguez, 17, appears before Judge Israel Ramon on Monday, May 19, 2014, at the 430th state District Court in Edinburg.  EDINBURG — Junior Benjamin Rodriguez began working for the drug cartels at the age of 13. In April 2012, he was offered $300 …Read More »
  • GOVERNMENT ON THE MARCH TO CONTROL MINDS, OTHER MATTERS

    GOVERNMENT ON THE MARCH TO CONTROL MINDS, OTHER MATTERS

    Photo:Watchdogwire.com  Numerous battlefronts surface For those paying attention, government’s ever-increasing intrusion is seen daily. Control efforts occur on numerous fronts from our homes and schools to the American workplace, from our daily life routines to even our minds. Whether taking hard-earned dollars via taxes, teaching our kids questionable curriculum or …Read More »
  • Feds Seek Fewer Holds on Undocumented Immigrants

    Feds Seek Fewer Holds on Undocumented Immigrants

      Photo by: Bob Daemmrich Border Patrol officers outside a bus in Presidio. Federal requests to hold undocumented immigrants in Texas jails longer so they can possibly be deported have dropped by the thousands, according to report released Wednesday.   Data crunchers at the University of Syracuse found that the number of …Read More »
  • Konni Burton hires Art Martinez de Vara, a pro-Texas Solution supporter

    Konni Burton hires Art Martinez de Vara, a pro-Texas Solution supporter

    The SA Express-News has reported that newly-elected state senator Konni Burton from Ft. Worth is hiring Von Ormy mayor Art Martinez de Vara. Could this be another newly-elected official flipping to the “dark side”? Burton is a long time grass roots conservative activist including a strong supporter of immigration enforcement. …Read More »
  • Suspect arrested in fatal San Antonio bus shooting

    Suspect arrested in fatal San Antonio bus shooting

    Photo: www.mysanantonio.com SAN ANTONIO — Police say they’ve got a man in custody suspected of terrorizing riders aboard a San Antonio transit bus before shooting one man dead. Officer Douglas Greene says a pair of tips, one anonymous and one through Crime Stoppers, led police to the 21-year-old man at an …Read More »
  • America’s oldest living veteran is a 108-year-old from Austin

    America’s oldest living veteran is a 108-year-old from Austin

    Photo: Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman Nicole Walls, 17, takes a selfie with Richard Overton, America’s oldest World War II veteran at age 108, during the Veterans Day parade in Austin. Richard Overton, 108, is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the United States. But he’s as active as ever. …Read More »
  • U.S. Marshals to announce ‘closure of the investigation’ of fugitive Kevin Stoeser

    U.S. Marshals to announce ‘closure of the investigation’ of fugitive Kevin Stoeser

    Photo: Screenshot from KTBC FOX Austin News story  The U.S. Marshals Service is in Austin today to hold a press conference about a Central Texas man on its 15 Most Wanted List. Kevin Stoeser is a high-risk sex offender. In 2002, Stoeser was convicted of numerous sexual crimes against five …Read More »
  • The game always teaches us

    The game always teaches us

    Photo: www.goplaytopia.com The pivot from champion to chump made by politicians after they’ve gotten what they need from voters – their vote – is always shocking. Though it happens consistently it isn’t something average Texans should get used to or accept as part of our system. The extreme version of it …Read More »
  • 1913 Was a Very Bad Year

    1913 Was a Very Bad Year

    Photo: tarheelteaparty.org (Article dated 2010) Prior to 1913, there was no federal income tax. The states had rights and representation in Washington, D.C., there was no Federal Reserve Bank, and the federal government lived under the enumerated powers afforded within the U.S. Constitution. What a difference one year can make…   …Read More »
  • Vision for the Alamo Plaza

    Vision for the Alamo Plaza

    Photo: John Davenport – San Antonio Express News The City Council spoke favorably Wednesday of a master plan process for Alamo Plaza that could lead to an unprecedented upgrade to the historic mission and battle site. During a work session, council members encouraged a 21-member panel of residents and the …Read More »
  • Money Donated by Joe Straus to 2014 TX Candidates

    Money Donated by Joe Straus to 2014 TX Candidates

    Photo: Screen shot from Google Earth Texarkana, Texas Last: Lavender First: George District: 1 Amount 2014: $15,000 Van, Texas Last: Flynn First: Dan District: 2 Amount 2014: $275 Athens, Texas Last: Gooden First: Lance District: 4 Amount 2014: $9,975 Corsicana, Texas Last: Cook First: Byron District: 8 Amount 2014: $5,000 Marshall, Texas Last: Paddie First: Chris District: 9 Amount 2014: $23,000 Waxahachie, Texas Last: Wray First: John District: 10 Amount 2014: $137,646 Nacodoches, Texas …Read More »
  • Splits in tea party ranks enliven otherwise dull speaker’s race

    Splits in tea party ranks enliven otherwise dull speaker’s race

    State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, has tea party credentials. He created a stir this week when he said fellow freshman Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, isn’t qualified to be House speaker. (2010 photo by Kelley Chinn/Fort Worth Star-Telegram) Despite this week’s defections among North Texas tea partiers to Speaker Joe Straus’ …Read More »
  • HOUSTON, TEXAS: NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR PASTORS

    HOUSTON, TEXAS: NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR PASTORS

    Photo: www.prophecyplanet.com Thomas Jefferson rightly noted that big cities are the “bane” of freedom. And in a letter to James Madison, Jefferson wrote, “When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become corrupt as in Europe.” Modern America is a living testament to Jefferson’s …Read More »
  • Action Item: Recruit Your Sheriff to Gather in DC

    Action Item: Recruit Your Sheriff to Gather in DC

    Photo: musicians4freedom.com Last week, The Remembrance Project committed to support Bristol County, Massachusettes Sheriff Thomas Hodgson’s efforts to recruit 200 sheriffs to gather in Washington, DC.  Senators Jeff Sessions, David Vitter, and others have agreed to join them at the Capital to demand immediate action to secure our borders.  This massive gathering of sheriffs is planned to take …Read More »
  • Turner Vows Floor Vote in Challenge to Straus

    Turner Vows Floor Vote in Challenge to Straus

      Photo by: Todd Wiseman / Laura Buckman After a string of election victories by conservative Republicans, Tea Party activists are making it clear that the first crucial vote of the next legislative session will come on day one.   When the 150-member House picks its speaker, state Rep. Scott Turner of Frisco …Read More »