9:53 am CST - June 29, 2016
Posted under Quotes
‘What we need, and what the world needs, is American leadership and a commitment from the White House to root out and annihilate ISIS where it lives and breathes.’
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –
“We can’t lose sight of the heart of the problem: a lack of any coherent plan to defeat ISIS and a foreign policy missing direction and leadership from the Commander-in-Chief, the President of the United States,” said Senator John Cornyn on the Senate floor, highlighting the foreign policy failures of the Obama Administration and how they have contributed to the continued instability in the Middle East, as well as threats to the American homeland.
“Contrary to the narrative that the White House is selling, Director Brennan called ISIS a, quote, formidable adversary, that’s building a global terror network, and he stressed that Libya in particular is a growing hotbed of Islamic extremism.
“It’s become even more clear that not even those in the Obama Administration are on board with his shortsighted and reckless policies.” Continue Reading.
Hillary is hard sell to Millennials – Is she already starting to lose them?
By Heather Higgins & Carrie Lukas
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hillary Clinton has finally secured the Democratic nomination. Alarmingly for Democrats though, a recent poll found that young Democrats don’t just prefer the more liberal Senator Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. Hillary has also been hemorrhaging Millennials’ support to Donald Trump. Read More
Clinton holds only narrow lead across number of key states
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump are virtually tied in Florida, Colorado and North Carolina, with Clinton’s lead within the margin of error in each of the states, according to a new CBS Poll. And, Hillary Clinton is only up by 5 points in Wisconsin, which hasn’t gone for a Republican since 1984, but is now seen as in play. Read More
Democrats appear to have learned little from 2014, running same campaigns in 2016
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – In 2014, voters deliberately fired Democrats – with cause – from control of the United States Senate. Americans were fed up with years of inactivity and dysfunction, and said enough is enough. But losing the U.S. Senate majority was just the latest in a long line of electoral defeats for Democrats, and now they are offering voters more of the same in 2016. Read More
“Just as important in this race, many just don’t like Hillary.”
By Byron York
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “She’s the epitome of the establishment and the corrupt politicians, and there are so many things to dislike about her,” said J.T. Stanley, a senior who is one of the co-founders of “Terps for Bernie”. “My number-one issue is money in politics… That’s my single issue, and that’s why I despise Hillary. She’s the devil.” Read More
“In this day and age, where we are several decades away from segregation…”
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “I’m very disappointed,” said Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper, an attorney, constitutional law commentator, and former member of the faculty at the George Mason University School of Law. “Once again, the Supreme Court had the chance to banish the role of race in school admissions. In the 21st century, we should be able to move past the shibboleth that the race of the other students in the classroom is relevant to your ability to learn.” Read More
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today’s action by the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocking President Obama’s illegal amnesty program is a major victory for Texas and the bipartisan 26-state coalition. Read More
10:14 am CST - June 30, 2016
Posted under Opinion
10:25 am CST - June 28, 2016
Posted under Opinion
The definition of insanity
By The Hon. Robert Ehrlich
OK, it’s going to be a brutal campaign. “The Donald” always plays for keeps, with the jugular as the usual target. On the other side, the Clintons are the proverbial roaches after a nuclear war — always surviving, even thriving in the midst of chaos.
Yet, sooner or later, this unusual presidential election cycle will turn to issues — including THE ISSUE: Does America really want four more years of progressivism on steroids? Continue Reading.
10:04 am CST - June 27, 2016
Posted under Opinion
Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) to address issue next month
By Perri Klass, M.D.
Do children in a keyboard world need to learn old-fashioned handwriting? “This myth that handwriting is just a motor skill is just plain wrong,” says Virginia Berninger, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington and lead author of a recent study in The Journal of Learning Disabilities.
Beyond the emotional connection adults may feel to the way we learned to write, there is a growing body of research on what the normally developing brain learns by forming letters on the page, in printed or manuscript format, as well as in cursive. Continue Reading.
10:29 am CST - June 30, 2016
Posted under Cartoons