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God’s plan for your success

Do not settle for a portion of the vision God has given you. The dreams, sparks of genius, creativity, ingenuity, the vision, plans, the strategies for execution; He wants to see the vision come to … more

Going out of our minds

A man is walking through the grocery store with a screaming, flailing toddler in his shopping cart. The child is inconsolable, and the man is quietly repeating phrases like, “Shh…Keep calm, … more

The news by the numbers

"90% of media coverage of my Administration is negative, despite the tremendously positive results we are achieving."No need to check the math in President Trump's recent tweet. For argument's sake … more

What is an editorial, anyway?

It’s common for those of us in the news business to hear people confuse the terms “article,” story” and “column.” Despite all appearing in the paper, a “column” is not related to the … more

Dissent is essential to our democracy

In two actions this year, Cedar Park has taken steps that appear to be aimed at protecting the city’s interests. However, through the lens of government transparency and First Amendment rights to … 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

All the Time in the World

By RONNIE MCBRAYER, Faith ColumnistImagine that tomorrow you awake to find $1,440 deposited into your bank account. That’s not enough to make you rich, but it’s a nice chunk of change. On the … 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

Born to belong

Americans are ferocious individualists. We glorify the single, the personal, and the independent. And while there is no “I” in “team,” we don’t seem to care about this. We prefer the … more

Oops, I fell for it again

An old saying more or less defines my life, “What we learn from history is that we don’t learn from history.”When I was younger, I assumed that the older I got, the smarter I would become. I … 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

Unaccompanied Alien Children

Unaccompanied Alien Children. That’s the official nomenclature assigned to some 12,000 minors held in custody by the United States Office of Refugee Resettlement (O.R.R.). And make no mistake about … more
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