Family

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.
Last week, I travelled to San Benito and Brownsville to present a check for the San Benito Cultural and Heritage Museum Project and tour the Texas Oncology Center.The San Benito Cultural and Heritage Museum Project is...
Last Wednesday, my colleagues on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and I questioned top State Department officials regarding the assault in Libya on September 11th. Four American lives, including Ambassador...
It is disturbing that this Administration continues to do anything necessary to keep the truth about Fast and Furious from the American people. It seems the Administration has something to hide. Congress has the obligation...
A lowly New York Times reporter gets a document handed to him. It is a transcript of a meeting in which Joe Biden, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were present, in which security concerns in Libya were discussed...
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, an opportunity to spread awareness about this genetic condition. As the proud father of son with Down syndrome, I am committed to being an advocate for the Down syndrome community in...
Shortly after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, President Barack Obama's former minister, Rev. Jeremiah Wright went on an anti-American rant which included an America-blaming quote, "America's chickens are coming...
On September 11th, I had the privilege of sitting down with US Representative Dan Burton (R-IN) in his Washington, DC office. We discussed President Obamas dangerous foreign policy in regards to Egypt and the illegal war...
I will be holding a public ceremony to honor local veterans selected for my second annual Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC), a nominations-based program designed to formally recognize the wartime sacrifices and...
Authors Note: Monday kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Lloyd Olivers comments below are a blatent slap in the face to all of us concerned with this local, state and national problem.The...
"Politics is important. How we vote in November will help choose the course for our nation, for good or ill. But as Christians, our story began long before this campaign season. It will continue long after."  - Archbishop...
State intervenes in Kountze ISD case to defend Texas law, support Kountze cheerleadersAUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after the State of Texas intervened in the...
Joe Biden said in his debate with Paul Ryan that Obamacare would not force any religious institution to violate their faith. Paul Ryan replied by asking why then is the Catholic Church suing you over Obamacare forcing them...
Four years ago, during a Fourth of July Bar-B-Q in Kingwood, I met a young Marine - Sergeant Brandon Bury. He stood 6 foot 6, and he was all Marine. At the time, I was so impressed by this young man’s tenacity, courage and...
It was a big crowd for such a small town at the Kountze kids student faith rally/football game on Oct 5th, 2012! This was the first home football game since the Kountze ISD superintendent banned cheerleaders (and all...
“Joe Pags” on WOAI radio hung up on me – again – last night. It’s so frustrating to have the phone sudenly go silent – and, since I’ve turned off the radio while on the phone, I can’t hear Joe’s next comments.This time, the...
Football is back, and that means the holidays will be here before we know it. As our families start to prepare and get excited, it’s easy to forget that many families will have an empty chair at the dinner table this year....
Steve Thomas, Texas State District Judge in Hardin County, has extended his temporary restraining order for 2 more weeks. This extension allows Students in Kountze ISD the ability to hold personally made signs at public...
Believe it or not, human beings are bought and sold on a daily basis across this nation. The victims are typically women – both adults and children - but sometimes include men. Many of these victims come to the United States...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has had a very busy year defending our liberty and Texas sovereignty.

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