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San Antonio Congressman Lamar Smith supports Donald Trump’s priorities

Congressman Lamar Smith, from the 21st District of Texas, reported the results from three of his high priorities on Friday. Smith was the first congressman…


Texas Governor Greg Abbott meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Texas Governor Greg Abbott met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Houston on Friday to discuss energy, trade relations and commercial ties between Texas…


The key to dealing with difficult people is to not let them win and leave with dignity

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From death to diamonds–how to spend eternity as a precious jewel

Forget the cemetery. How about spending eternity dangling from someone’s ear, hanging around a beloved one’s neck, or adorning the finger of your favorite great,…


Jeff Sessions not ruling out independent investigation of Obama Department of Justice

Thursday US Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated he is not ruling out an independent investigation of the Department of Justice under the Obama administration. TIP JAR…


La Vernia, Texas revived triumphantly four years after corrupt school board voted out

Parents and students from a small friendly town in Texas woke up Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12, 2013 to experience meaningful lessons about ethics, honesty and…


Chubby Checker at 75, ‘I still like to rock’

“Don’t speak of me in the past tense,” 75-year-old Chubby Checker said in a solid tone. “I still like to rock.” TIP JAR Options. Thank…


Trump trade negotiations with China directly impact your personal safety

Soon after President Donald Trump’s remarks to the joint members of Congress on Feb. 28, critics and mainstream media tore into his comments on fair…


President Trump’s first 50 days includes the immigration policy wisdom of Barbara Jordan

There is great wisdom in learning about our heroes. The first woman elected to Congress from Texas and the first Southern African-American ever elected to…


Trump’s new Executive Order reveals dangers to national security

President Donald Trump’s “Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” signed on Monday offers new information not highlighted in…


Former postal employee convicted of soliciting bribes during election

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Son of Sen. Tim Kaine arrested for disrupting pro-Trump rally in State Capitol

Linwood “Woody” Michael Kaine, the 24-year-old son of United State Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, was arrested Saturday as he attempted to disrupt a…