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Setting The Captives Free

I have had the opportunity over the years to meet several men who participated in the liberation of the concentration and death camps created by Germany’s National Socialist Workers’ Party. The horror of what they and their colleagues found defies words. They always...

Y’all Answered: Picking a GOP Presidential Nominee

Candidates are starting to line up for the 2024 presidential hunt. Using the names commonly mentioned as potential GOP candidate, we asked who readers would pick as their GOP nominee if the 2024 primary was held today. The choices (in alphabetical order) included:...

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The Common Era

Jesus is a hard guy to get away from…  And the funny thing is that by trying to ignore Him, the cultural and academic elite only highlight their futile struggle. I was recently reading an historical account of World War II, in which the author made repeated reference...

Y’all Answered: Ending the COVID Emergency?

Last week saw Tarrant County revoke its "emergency" declarations regarding COVID-19. Almost immediately, State Rep. Brian Harrison (R-Waxahachie) called on Gov. Greg Abbott to end the statewide declaration of a COVID emergency. So we asked if readers agree with Rep....

Cutting Taxes Shouldn’t Be This Hard In Texas

Only in Austin could politicians defend not cutting property taxes by claiming doing so would mean more spending. Yet that is exactly what is happening in the Texas Capitol as politicians salivate over how to spend the state’s $27 billion—and growing—budget surplus....

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Don’t Work, Don’t Eat

A recent study finds that Texas makes it very lucrative for people not to work. The benefits and handouts available come to the equivalent of earning $74,000… all for not working in the Lone Star State. Are the rest of us suckers? According to research conducted by...

Y’all Answered: Should John Cornyn Resign?

A resolution calling for John Cornyn to resign as a member of the U.S. Senate was passed by the executive committee of a county in Northeast Texas. They cited his recent vote for the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package and “lack of fidelity” to the party’s...