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The Government Shut Down My Neighbor’s Business to Keep Me Safe

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I’m not kidding. My neighbor’s business, which we all loved, was shut down.

Was she selling heroin?

Was she selling explosives?

Was she even selling raw milk?

No.

Chicken salad. Read more »

Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett Named to Trump’s SCOTUS Prospect List

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Republican presidential presumptive nominee Donald Trump released a list of eleven jurists he would consider appointing to the U.S. Supreme Court, including Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett.

Trump released the names of 11 potential prospects he said he would consider picking from to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. Read more »

Bill to Help Law Enforcement Prepare for Active Shooter Situations Passes During National Police Week

Earlier this week I had the chance to visit with a police officer by the name of Gregory Stevens of the Garland, Texas, Police Department. Read more »

Big Government: TSA's Failures

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Early in 2015, the Department of Homeland Security removed the TSA Director and Administrator after it was revealed that banned items made it through screening in different parts of our airports throughout the United States. This didn’t happen once or twice, but it happened 67 times out of 70 tries. That is a 90 percent failure rate. Any business would be out of business if it failed 90 percent of the time to do what it is supposed to do. Read more »

Texas Boasts Licensed-to-Carry Army of over 1 Million

Over 1 million Texans are now licensed to carry a handgun. Harris County (Houston) leads the state with nearly 150,000 licensees. Read more »

Article V Convention is the Wrong Way to Address our Constitutional Crisis

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Why do a number of my fellow conservatives – or those posing as conservatives – believe that an Article V Convention of the states call to amend the Constitution will solve the present Constitutional crisis?

The U.S. Constitution is not the problem. Read more »

Texas House District 73 Campaign

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Texas House District 73 incumbent Doug Miller is facing a challenger, Kyle Biedermann, a hardware store owner with absolutely no legislative or community involvement experience. In fact, Biedermann in his debates claims to have NOT read the Texas Constitution but would like to have it condensed. Obviously he is not a reader friendly person. Read more »

Israel and the U.S. Must Face Common Threats Together

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Israel has always been surrounded by threats. Since it was established, Israel has survived Arab armies waiting at its borders to destroy the Jewish state. It has persisted in the face of suicide bombers and terrorist onslaughts like no other country in history. Read more »

The Need for a Reform

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Last week I had the honor of taking part in a discussion at the American Embassy in Buenos Aires about the presidential elections in the United States. Read more »

Strengthening the Port of Corpus Christi

I worked with U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) to include language in the Appropriations Bill to assist the Port of Corpus Christi to compete for funding that will strengthen the port as a key player in the U.S. economy, particularly in the energy sector. With the opening of the Panama Canal improvements slated for this summer and new industry coming to the port, widening and deepening is more important than ever. Read more »

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