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What if Obamacare sold homeowner’s insurance?

If homeowner’s insurance worked like Obamacare, in no time at all homelessness would be a viable option for residents trying to lower their insurance cost.Under Obamahome, construction contractors … more

Don’t privatize veterans’ healthcare

Veterans have made enormous sacrifices for the United States. The rest of us should ensure that they lead prosperous lives after their service.Affordable, high-quality health care has been a … more

Corporate interests are warping the internet

Ajit Pai, the current FCC chairman and a former lawyer for Verizon, has repealed net neutrality. To do this, he had to solicit public to comment on the matter. more

We the People …

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit … more

Journalists aren't so different from our readers

If you stay in the news business long enough, you're inevitably going to run into a reader who has a grievance — sometimes legitimate, sometimes not — against their hometown newspaper.Sometimes … more

The day wartime London stopped to watch Yanks play baseball

Exactly 100 years ago last week, in World War I England, a baseball game like no other before or since was played.On July 4, 1918, before an enthusiastic crowd that included King George V, Queen Mary … more

Resistance in the White House

The stories of chaos, craziness and betrayal going on inside the Trump White House are nothing to worry much about.White House staffers attempting to influence, question or thwart a president's ideas … more

What happened to America’s wealth?

If you find yourself traveling this summer, take a closer look at America’s deteriorating infrastructure — our crumbling roads, sidewalks, public parks, and train and bus stations.Government … more

Putting the law on the side of crime victims

While there are things I enjoy about public service, there are times when we deal with issues that are not fun, but are of critical importance. more

TEA's school district grades provide little clarity

Just in time to cause parents to worry and wonder if the teachers and staff at their children's’ school are up to the task, the Texas Education Agency released its first round of A-F letter grades … more

Vacation Checklist

If you're getting ready for summer vacation, here's a handy checklist of things you won't need. A map. Remember those? I'm referring to the kind you got for free at the gas station. When spread … more

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

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