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National Guard Saves Life Of Man On Texas-Mexico Border

The Texas National Guard (TNG) saved the life of a man on the Texas-Mexico border who was accidentally injured while working along the river. The victim had severely cut his arm while working to clear brush along the river to aid in detection of illegal border crossings.

The guardsmen were manning an observation post as part of Governor Rick Perry’s Operation Strong Safety when they observed a truck moving

at Sep 25, 2014 4:50 PM

Third Quarterly State Republican Executive Committee Recap

Republican Party of Texas - The third quarterly meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee was held on Saturday, September 13th at RPT headquarters in Austin. This was the first full meeting of the SREC since members were elected at the state convention in June. Committees usually meet on the Friday before the SREC meeting, however, committee members were due to be appointed on Saturday so they held unofficial meetings on Friday in order to start discussing the business they intend on pursuing before the next SREC meeting.   Read more »

at Sep 25, 2014 3:04 PM

Talking Health Care, Jobs, and the Economy at the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of joining the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce to discuss health care and its impact on jobs and the economy. I heard from members of the community about the real-world consequences of Obamacare and how businesses continue to struggle navigating the new regulations.   Read more »

at Sep 25, 2014 10:25 AM

Mike Turner Statement on Obama’s Remarks at UN General Assembly

I was very pleased to hear President Obama’s strong condemnation of Russian aggression in Ukraine at the UN General Assembly today.

As Putin continues to pursue an expansionist and dangerously adventuresome worldview, these remarks come at a critical moment.

Last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeared before a joint session of Congress to request increased aid to Ukraine, including bolstering its military capabilities.   Read more »

at Sep 24, 2014 5:06 PM

As terrorists again threaten America, is California prepared?

The rapid deterioration of several nations in the Middle East and North Africa has taken many Americans and our leaders by surprise. Iraq, Syria and Libya have all seen terrorist groups spread their influence and grow in both military power and sophistication. Yemen, Egypt and Nigeria each have a substantial Islamic terrorist presence. North Korea possesses nuclear weapons while Iran continues to develop them together with the means of delivering them.   Read more »

at Sep 24, 2014 3:43 PM

The Change Must Come From Within

The author of the following article, Anna Marion, is an advisor to leaders who wish to incorporate wholeness and healing into their decision making. Anna is trained in the Theophostic method of inner-healing, has an extensive background in media and communication, as well as a life of participation in the ministry of the Christian Church.


In his viral video ‘Jonathan’ is clear in his opinion black people must change. Reacting to the events in Ferguson, MO, Jonathan has taken a look at how blacks perceive themselves or have been taught to perceive themselves,

at Sep 24, 2014 1:48 PM

Obama Salutes Marines with a Coffee Cup

As President Obama climbed down from Marine One after landing in New York for the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, he did the military salute with what appears to be a paper coffee cup in his hand. Footage was captured and posted to Instagram by none other than the White House itself.

The caption read:

"President Obama just landed in New York for #UNGA2014. Watch him speak at 12:50pm ET on his plan to #ActOnClimate:"

at Sep 24, 2014 11:15 AM

Gov. Perry To Deliver Keynote For Energy And Climate Policy Summit In Houston

Texas Governor Rick Perry will deliver the keynote speech for the Energy and Climate Policy Summit being held Thursday and Friday in Houston. The "At the Crossroads" summit is a unique gathering of experts in the area of energy production and climate change. The purpose of the event it so demonstrate the technological advances that have maximized energy production while greatly reducing negative impacts on the environment. The event is being co-hosted by the Heritage Foundation and the Texas Public Policy Foundation.   Read more »

at Sep 24, 2014 7:32 AM

Democrats demoralize women for 2014 vote

The Democrats new battle cry: We need women!

“We do better when we field the whole team. When women succeed, America succeeds,” Obama said at an annual forum sponsored by the Democratic National Committee.

The Democrats have tried to excite Mexicans and blacks, but to no avail. Women are the next logical step.   Read more »

at Sep 23, 2014 5:01 PM

U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against the Islamic State

Initial U.S. airstrikes have been conducted with coalition partners in Syria against the Islamic State and groups with ties to Al Qaeda.

Our first thought should be the safety and success of all our men and women in uniform now engaged in Iraq and Syria. In the coming days, I will closely monitor the progress of our coalition efforts with our allies. I also stand ready to return to Washington to continue a healthy debate of these issues.   Read more »

at Sep 23, 2014 1:21 PM


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