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How Property Taxes Impact You

Each year, your county central appraisal district sends out thousands of notifications informing property owners that their appraisals have increased. It’s easy to understand why many Texas homeowners and businesses are rightfully worried about these appraisal...

Defund Mayorkas Now

“What the senator said is revolting”, embattled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas proclaimed, before being repelled by a comment from Senator Cruz. “Your failure to do your job is revolting.” In case you missed it, Mayorkas has again appeared before the...

Y’All Answered: Superintendent Salaries

A new report shows Texas superintendents making extraordinary base salaries with lucrative benefits that are not available to teachers or many people working in the private sector. Base pay packages of more than $300,000 to upwards of a half-million are increasingly...

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A Good Friday?

From a certain perspective, it is hard to think of this as a “good” Friday. It is, after all, the anniversary of the day when the political elite of the 1st century colluded with a corrupt judiciary to execute a man who had done nothing wrong. This is the day when the...

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ANALYSIS: ‘Education Freedom’ Faces House Test

No issue has been more widely supported for so long, yet left completely ignored by the Texas Legislature, than that of "school choice" and "education freedom." On poll after poll, even on several GOP primary ballots, voters and taxpayers have strongly supported the...

Y’All Answered: On The Death Penalty

Legal critics say the Republican leadership of the Texas House is quietly allowing Democrats to move legislation that, in effect, would abolish the death penalty. In yesterday's One Click Survey, we asked readers if Texas should keep the death penalty or abolish it....

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Domination Through Toleration

It should be obvious now that the “gay rights” movement was never about tolerance. It was always about dominance. Time after time, on issue after issue, by refusing to fight the secular left from the moral high ground, conservatives – and more specifically, Christians...

‘A Republic, Madam, If You Can Keep It!’

Many great citizens currently use the word "democracy" when referring to our United States government. I respectfully request review and reconsideration in the study of American history. A democracy is precisely what too many elected and unelected bureaucrats are...