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We did it, America. After letting our social media panic rise for years, we finally helped convince Twitter to ban God. OK, it wasn't God, per se, but rather TheTweetOfGod, a satirical account … more
After next year's census, legislatures in most states will draw new congressional districts, and if one party dominates the legislature, the odds are that the districts will be drawn in a way that … more
Leander ISD has its share of big problems — which is not unusual for a big, rapidly growing suburban school district. In fact, many of these problems are to be expected.For example, the … more
Our country is facing a national emergency. Not a single credible person in the federal government disputes the fact that foreign actors will continue to attack the infrastructure of our elections … more
As bad as the pace and scope of the nation's mass shootings have become, with death tallies sometimes counted in the dozens, chances are good that they are only going to get worse.And you can blame … more
The Trump administration is engaged in a government-wide coverup of an urgent investigation into the abuse of foundational policy designed to ensure fair federal representation and provision of … more
Earlier this week I traveled to central Illinois to speak at a memorial service at Eureka College, my dad’s alma mater, on the 15th anniversary of his death. As I flew halfway across the … more
Last Thursday, the Leander City Council approved a change to its meeting schedule that will create a separate twice-monthly meeting of council members, so council members can meet with the City … more
The Supreme Court will soon hand down rulings in two cases on partisan gerrymandering, one challenging maps in Maryland drawn by a Democratic majority and the other in Republican-majority North … more
The Leander City Council is considering a measure that will put its citizens in the dark about the city’s business.An item on tonight’s Leander City Council agenda would change the time of the … more
Like most people, I didn’t think much about my Social Security number - until I got a bizarre call from a total stranger. more
Rep. Elijah Cummings believes his face is probably in some police database somewhere. That's because Baltimore officers used facial recognition technology to identify those who committed crimes … more
You'd think that it would be an easy call for Facebook to remove and block videos that are indisputably altered to fool the public. You would be wrong. The British news site the Guardian … more
If you've lost someone to war or conflict, every day is a kind of Memorial Day.For the rest of us, once a year we are called upon to actively honor the sacrifice of our uniformed men and women who've … more
The power of the president to pardon is absolute. There is no chance for review, except for Congress to remove the president if he exercises it without principle.Presidents of both parties have … more
This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property … more
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