Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
July 28th, 2015
The defense of South Korea was supposedly a U.N. action, but as history shows, the United States, unprepared for this war, took the brunt of the fighting, along with the South Koreans.
July 27th, 2015
Several dozen counties in Texas, including many in our area, that were hit by severe storms between May 4 and June 19 are now eligible to apply for government assistance. Homeowners, renters, and farmers who were affected by...
July 24th, 2015
Hollywood loves to promote people behaving badly. Remember Amarosa, from The Apprentice?Because Hollywood has run out of originality, it relies on “reality” TV. And when that doesn’t work, Hollywood asks people to “create”...
July 13th, 2015
A tsunami of disastrous consequences have been coming almost daily to Mr. Donald Trump after his inaccurate and divisive remarks in regards to Mexicans during his presidential announcement on June 16th.
July 7th, 2015
San Antonio congressional representatives are praising a recent decision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to name the five San Antonio Missions, including the Alamo, as a World...
July 4th, 2015
This Independence Day, I want to take time to reflect on the freedoms that make our nation great.
July 1st, 2015
Presidential campaigns are unpredictable, as the sudden national debate about the Confederate flag that flies over the South Carolina state capitol demonstrates.
June 29th, 2015
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...
June 24th, 2015
Only a few more days until the Luling Watermelon Thump! What began in 1954, thanks to a great idea from a local high school principal, is now one of the best festivals in Texas. Between Thursday and Sunday, several bands...
July 27th, 2015
The United States has accused Russia, Thailand, Iran and Libya of insufficient action against human trafficking, in a damning new report. Those nations - as well as Venezuela, Algeria, Syria, Yemen, North Korea, South Sudan...
July 25th, 2015
It seems that our world is changing at such a fast pace, that no one is taking time to relax and enjoy the family, or for that matter, noticing that our very own surroundings are changing, or even disappeari
July 17th, 2015
I sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Thursday asking him to confirm that his agency will respect America’s longstanding principle of religious liberty in light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in ...
July 8th, 2015
It's been a little over a week since the Supreme Court granted a ruling making gay marriage the law of the land nationwide. The overused joke is that Facebook feeds have begun to look like a war between the Confederacy and...
July 6th, 2015
The military service of retired U.S. Army veteran, Sergeant David Flores, was celebrated on Saturday in Houston. The soldier received his own personal Independence Day when he was awarded the gift of a mortgage-free home....
July 2nd, 2015
I issued the following statement regarding President Obama's announcement that his Administration has reached a deal with Cuba to reestablish full diplomatic relations with the communist country:
June 30th, 2015
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...
June 24th, 2015
The Roman Empire was notorious in its massacre of Christians 2,000 years ago. Now Christians are once again facing deadly persecution. Barbaric terrorist groups like ISIS are stalking and attacking Christians wherever they...
June 23rd, 2015
I can recall a Pope changing history, in recent history, by making clear to the leaders of the former Soviet Union, that if they invaded his native land of Poland, (as they were clearly threatening to do) he would travel to...
June 20th, 2015
A little over a month ago, five Senate colleagues and I sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting information about the ongoing delay of the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.