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A friend who works in campaigns recently joked that there ought to be a mandatory, two-week respite from any kind of political talk immediately after Election Day.Fighting a bad cold and exhausted … more
Like millions of Americans, I often took my incredible freedoms for granted — until I visited Saudi Arabia. For years, I’ve done marketing communications work for technology companies. … more
I read the news today, oh boy. And by "read" I mean skimmed. And by "news" I mean aggregates. And by "today" I mean round-the-clock. And by "oh boy" I mean I'm suffering from email newsletter … more
As the latest Central American caravan presses North, it grows in size, and as of Monday reached more than 7,000-strong. Whether 700 or 7,000 migrants ever enter the U.S., their presence would be bad … more
During a tense week recently, pipe bombs mailed to former President Barack Obama, actor Robert DeNiro, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, the offices of CNN and at least a dozen other targets dominated the … more
It’s quite simple, really.We Texans have a right to know how our taxpayer dollars are spent.It’s our money. We, the people, choose our government. Our elected public officials represent us. They … more
There are so many news stories, not all bad — but most of them not good — that occupy the dinner table discussions at my home. We’ve shed tears, shared frustrations, debated politics and … more
Every American voter, no matter where they live, should be politically relevant in every presidential election. Every state — red, blue, or purple, small, medium or large — should play an equally … more
The dictionary definition of Liberty is: “the power or scope to act as one pleases,” and as Independence Day reminds us, we love to celebrate our liberty. But somehow in my lifetime, we have … more
"I think electing Republicans is better than electing Democrats," said Rep. David Lewis, a Republican member of the North Carolina general assembly's redistricting committee. "So, I drew this map to … more
The federal government has created yet another immigration employment hurdle for U.S. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workers, according to a new report. After obtaining data … more
For decades, Democratic and Republican White Houses have winked at border and interior immigration enforcement, tolerated catch and release, abided sanctuary cities, ignored visa overstays, looked … more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under President Donald Trump, already has moved to make life easier for payday lenders. It's expected any day now to do the same for debt … more
Property taxes in Texas are a lot like dealing with a fresh wound.Every year, we vent our rage because our property tax bills go up. Lately, they go up a lot. We’re wounded yet again.But serious, … more
I knew it wasn't just me!In recent weeks I've overheard multiple shoppers gripe about navigating the wildly dissimilar credit card setups at different establishments.Credit card machines have gotten … more
This year is the 50th anniversary of the National Flood Insurance Program, and this federally subsidized program has not aged well. In 2017, it had the second-highest claim loss year in its history … more
Every Memorial Day, we remember those who died during active military service. But the day gives us a special opportunity to serve those who serve us.According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, … more
Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possibility that progressives have overplayed their … more
President Donald Trump pushed the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a challenge to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On Friday morning, the court agreed to … more
The FBI investigation — satisfactory or not — into sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh is now complete and the Senate will soon start voting on the nomination. more
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