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Beto O’Rourke Has a Shady Past of Corruption and Cronyism That No One’s Talking About George Soros is coming for Texas: meet Beto O'Rourke Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Requests … [Read More...]

Mills: Texas leads as U.S. become largest oil producer surpassing Saudi Arabia, Russia

By Alex Mills Increased crude oil production throughout Texas this year has resulted in a huge jump in U.S. oil production. Now, apparently the U.S. has surpassed Saudi Arabia … [Read More...]

Anti-Wimp: 2 Dallas robbers pick wrong victim

The Dallas Morning News reports: A person being robbed at a northwest Dallas apartment complex shot two robbers, killing one of them, police say. Both shooting victims were … [Read More...]

Lubbock-area news for 9/21/2018

Lubbock unemployment rate down to 3.2% in August Steven Greene named Animal Services Director Meet the new Lubbock Animal Services Director VIDEO UMC critical care unit … [Read More...]

Abilene-area news for 9/21/2018

Abilene unemployment rate 3.5% in August Abilene ISD, TSTC agree on location for CTE school Abilene ISD Bond: Unaddressed athletics needs have gotten too vital to skip now … [Read More...]

Wichita Falls-area news for 9/21/2018

Wichita Falls unemployment rate down to 3.4% in August Wichita Falls subsidized hotel project example of the real world intruding on fantasy City of Wichita Falls Animal … [Read More...]

Wichita Falls subsidized hotel project example of the real world intruding on fantasy

Mayor of Wichita Falls, Stephen Santellan, held a town hall meeting that, according to several media reports, ended up with people focused upon the idea of taxpayers subsidizing a … [Read More...]

Dallas Renews Deal With Corruption Tainted Camera Company

The photo enforcement company that bankrupted Dallas County Schools in Texas has renewed its deal after a rebranding. A school bus camera contractor sent Dallas County, … [Read More...]

Lubbock-area news for 9/20/2018

Mayor Pope on police substations, libraries VIDEO 4th Street & Texas Tech Parkway closure Thursday morning Recent rain raises concern for West Nile in Lubbock "Into … [Read More...]

Abilene-area news for 9/20/2018

Taylor County DA issues response to Freedom From Religion Foundation on religious expression matter, more Abilene's oldest splash pad will be getting repairs and upgrades soon … [Read More...]

Wichita Falls-area news for 9/20/2018

Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Fidelie And Okeke To Midwestern State University Board Of Regents MSU: Hardin Professor next Faculty Forum speaker MSU music department … [Read More...]

In anti-Israel action, Beto Pancho O’Rourke added a flip to his flip-flop

Either O'Rourke is anti-Israel or he is ignorant of how we protect ourselves. Back in October of 2014, American Jewish focused forward.com ran a story by Nathan Guttman … [Read More...]

Texana 9/19/2018

State Fair of Texas coming 28 September though 21 October Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2019 inductees Texas Named the Best State in which to Start a Business Police … [Read More...]

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On Virtue & the Republic

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them. -- Edwin Meese III

On Political Pessimism

Defeatist cynicism is an arrogance that we too know an outcome – we do not. Our Creator expects us to fight for good until He ends the game, not us. -- Robert W. Pratt, Pratt on Texas

On Liberty

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. -- Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart

On Right

The fool is disturbed not when they tell him that his ideas are false, but when they suggest that they have gone out of style. -- Nicolás Gómez Dávila

On Political Correctness

Political correctness never rears its ugly head independently. It always shows up as a series of actions designed, to this observer, to crush the souls of those blessed with common sense. -- Milo Yiannopoulos

On pessimism and difficulty

When you encounter difficulties, you need to be optimistic. The pessimists tend to die. --Zhou Youguang

On American Liberals

Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views. -- William F. Buckley, Jr.

On universities

Universities have become a place to provide economic and political protection for those who hold economically and politically unpalatable ideas. — Robert Pratt

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