Presidential campaigns are unpredictable, as the sudden national debate about the Confederate flag that flies over the South Carolina state capitol demonstrates. At a time when America is threatened by ISIS, expansionist Russia, and China, plus a dreary economy who would have guessed we would be thrust into a discussion of flags and symbols from a long concluded conflict? Read more »
Last month, President Obama admitted to the world that “we don’t yet have a complete strategy” to defeat ISIS. Unfortunately, recent events have proven his statement to be true. It’s been almost a year since the U.S. began to lead operations against ISIS, yet ISIS continues to gain ground and more and more wannabe terrorists are getting inspired online, then trying to flee their country to join ISIS on the battlefield. Read more »
The Supreme Court has once again ruled to block the rights of individual states, putting women at a greater risk during surgical procedures.
In 2013, legislators in the state of Texas voted for commonsense measures to protect the health of women using abortion facilities by requiring the clinics to be capable of handling complications and risks associated with any surgical procedure. Read more »
On Thursday, the Court issued a decision in King v. Burwell, ruling in favor of Obamacare’s federal insurance subsidies. I was disappointed with this ruling and believe the Supreme Court once again failed to recognize the failures of Obamacare and its impact on American families. Read more »
The week of June 22nd 2015 may simply be the week that represents the high point of the modern day leftist movement. Yes, they got gay rights, but they also got the Supreme Court to bail out Congress on Obamacare in one of the worst judicial decisions ever handed. The Court rewrote Obamacare to keep it legal and demonstrate that for the modern left, words have no meaning. Read more »
If you haven’t seen the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, you will soon have that chance. The Wall will be coming to El Campo July 16-20, 2015, and will be set up behind Myatt Elementary School. A special Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 18, at 10 a.m. Read more »
Last week the Supreme Court also issued a ruling in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. While this case may not have received as much media attention as some of the others, it is nonetheless very consequential. Read more »
Are we still ‘One Nation Under God’? This was the question that whirled around in my mind the day after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to lift all bans on same-sex marriage throughout the United States, making it legal for same-sex ‘partners’ to marry. Read more »
According to news reports, ISIS is holding competitions at mosques to celebrate Ramadan. Here is the challenge: memorize the Koran. The prize--get this--is a young female sex slave.
As a father and a grandfather, I am repulsed by the fact that young women--just kids--are being handed out like door prizes in a Koran contest. Second and third place apparently receive the same reward, kidnapped young teenage girls. Read more »