Security

A strong national defense is vital in a post-9/11 world. That includes comprehensive border security. In keeping us safe, the government may be tempted to overreach in ways disturbing to those of us who value our liberty above all else. Spying on Americans in the name of security is unacceptable. Finding the right balance between our national security and our freedoms is essential in keeping Americans safe from terrorists who want to kill us because they hate our way of life.

CONSERVATIVES IN ACTIONCNN TEA PARTY – INTRODUCTIONS - SOCIAL SECURITY Click to view video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frLMsAQr9DwAt the beginning of the GOP presidential debates, I may have agreed that any of the GOP...
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One decade has passed, yet the incomprehensible evil of the September 11, 2001 attacks remain vividly etched in the memory of all Americans. We will never forget watching heroic first responders swiftly aid their fellow...
You can find thousands of different 9/11 tributes on the web. Here are some we found to be most moving. God bless the men and women killed that day and the families who still miss them. God bless our troops who avenged us...
"Are you guys ready? Let's roll!" Todd Beamer United Airline flight 939/11 AERIAL PHOTOS: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzAp79jcYLo
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Today, I released the following statement after the unanimous vote by the Senate in favor of confirming General David H. Petraeus as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.Few Americans have contributed more to the...
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In Late May 2011, I was contacted by a parent who told me a troubling story of finding out that her daughter’s 6th grade classmates were being chastised for watching Fox News (see what the teacher said below). The School is...
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On Thursday, Houston laid to rest one of its finest at the hands of an accused drunk driver and reputed MS-13 gang member who was in the country illegally. Early Monday morning, Officer Kevin Will, was struck and killed by...
911 changed America forever. We will never be the same, regardless of how much we want it or how much we believe that we can bring back that time before 911. President GW Bush in the infancy of his presidential term had to...
Well to me, it’s better than any other I’ve seen. I’ve watched them all as completely as you can from outside their inner circle (in other words, by public lights. And I don’t, as many even supposed “experts” do, toss out...
This week President Obama came to Texas to discuss border security. In advance of the visit, the White House has said “President Obama believes Democrats and Republicans should come together to tackle an issue that is...
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This past week and weekend were filled with remembrances of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. While we of course recall the shock, outrage and sadness, we also remember the deeply felt patriotic unity among...
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Ten years ago a foreign enemy attacked us on our own soil. On that fateful day in September, thousands of innocent Americans lost their lives.As we reflect on the ten year anniversary, we can recall what it felt like to...
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September 11, 2001 was one of those days that is seared in everyones memory. Like you, I remember exactly where I was that morning. My mother (one of my best news sources) called me to tell me that someone had flown into one...
On Nov. 5th Major Nidal Hasan allegedly (we know he did it) shot and killed 14 human beings at the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas. One of the murdered was an unborn baby. Private Francheska Velez, one of the victims of the...
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Who would have thought that the Mayor of New York City would partner with Al Qaeda? But that is just what is happening.
I returned last week from a trip to McAllen, Texas, which sits directly across the Rio Grande from Reynosa, Mexico. I spent my time talking with the mayor, Border Patrol agents, Texas Department of Public Safety agents,...
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The following is a message from Congressman Ted Poe (TX-2):Earlier this week, the House of Representatives voted on the President’s request to increase the debt limit. I, along with 317 of my colleagues, voted NO, and this...
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“They think it’s the center of the universe.” Former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, speaking of Washington DCIt is not every day you get to sit down with a former US Attorney General. Though, it is every day that we...
WASHINGTON — In light of the vital role that our nation’s intelligence community played in gathering intelligence to end the reign of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today led 34 of his...
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Yep, you heard right. NFL player Rashard Mendenhall was not very happy about the death of Osama Bin Laden. He took his frustration out by tweeting. Get this, it was not long ago that this same player agreed that the NFL was...

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