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Overwhelming Opposition to FWISD Transgender Rules

Overwhelming Opposition to FWISD Transgender Rules

Despite the district’s controversial transgender guidelines not present on Tuesday’s meeting agenda, dozens of concerned parents and citizens testified against the new rules. While pro-transgender groups label opponents as “bigots,” “trans-phobes,” or worse, many who...
Faith Bussey: Change From The Bottom, Up

Faith Bussey: Change From The Bottom, Up

Like millions of Americans, Faith Bussey was a “Rush Limbaugh baby” who grew up listening to talk radio and enjoyed politics as a topic of conversation during family dinner discussions. As an adult, the fight for liberty became more than just “talk”; it became very...
Texas Republicans Poised to Fund ObamaRail

Texas Republicans Poised to Fund ObamaRail

It was recently reported that TexRail received a $100 million line item in President Obama’s 2016 budget. Despite concerns over an alleged transportation funding “shortfall” and opposition from local constituents, Republicans representing Tarrant County at the...
Free Community College?

Free Community College?

President Barack Obama recently unveiled his plan to offer free tuition for the first two years of community college to American students. However in the immortal words of Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride: “You keep using that word [free]. I do not think it means...
Rejecting Radicals

Rejecting Radicals

Although many local officials seem to be on the “grow-government” bandwagon, a growing number are vocally standing up for taxpayers. In direct response to the radical agenda supported at this year’s U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), 11 mayors across North Texas...
Are ISDs Breaking The Law?

Are ISDs Breaking The Law?

The 83rd Texas Legislature overwhelming passed a bill explicitly prohibiting the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) in K-12 schools. In fact, an original version passed the House 140-2. Following Governor Perry’s signature of HB 462,...
A Plan We Can’t Keep

A Plan We Can’t Keep

“Nothing in this plan will require you or your employer to change the coverage or doctor you have. “ – President Barack Obama, September 9, 2009 In theory, government-run healthcare might not be a bad idea. But then again, that’s theory, and most of us have to live in...

Deferred Action Op Ed

Deferred action has always been available to immigrants for special or humanitarian reasons, and law enforcement at every governmental level has always enjoyed so-called prosecutorial discretion. However, we have never seen a deferred action program systematized and...