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The 100 Deadliest Days for Teens

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Urges Parents to Talk to Teens About Safe Driving. Now that school is out and summer is officially underway, many parents are seeing their teens doing … more

When the Government Knows What's Best For You

When government "nudges" people into new behaviors, resistance is often ugly.Eric Garner died because a Democratic governor sent the message down the line that New York was losing a billion dollars … more

The Horse Whisperer and Ice Cream

Lucy, Emily, and I were driving to Mimi’s house and talking about who knows what. I’m sure it was something I was doing wrong. You know, ever since she’s been pregnant, I can do no right. more

Farm Bill Should Reform More Than Food Stamps

Republicans are set to move landmark welfare reform in this year's farm bill, which includes language requiring able-bodied adults to work or participate in a job training program to be eligible for … more

How to Get Involved

Back in 1883, Teddy Roosevelt wrote an essay on what it takes to be a true American citizen. He did not mince words. “The people who say that they have not time to attend to politics are simply … more

Trump's 27 Loaded Questions

Question 1: "Do you believe that the media purposely tries to divide Republicans in order to help elect Democrats?"Question 2: When did you stop beating your wife? The first question is one of … more

Don Roberts is Dining with God

By any definition, Don Roberts lived a successful life. He loved God. He loved his family, friends, and former students. more

Facebook's Off the Mark Zuckerberg

Every time Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg opens his mouth he somehow manages to stick his foot in it. It's not so much what he says that is harmful to both himself and his company, it's how he says … more

Newsprint Tariffs Threaten Your Paper … and You

Do you rely on your local newspaper to keep up with how your tax dollars are being spent? If so, tell your congressman you don’t want a tariff to put the paper out of business.A new study shows … more

Canadian Newsprint is Not the Enemy — Tariffs Are

Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff. But with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission currently … more

Thank you, Mrs. Bush

My brother Matt died of AIDS 26 years ago today, passing away in his bed in my parents' home in Houston.It was a benighted time for people with AIDS. There were no antiretrovirals then. There was … more

Should We Lower The Voting Age To 16?

According to NBC News, the majority of the Washington, D.C. council as well as the mayor and the "Washington Post" are pushing a bill that would make the District of Columbia the first place in the … more
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