10:00 am CST - July 21, 2015

Posted under Quotes

Abbott to Expand Planned Parenthood Investigation into Possible Criminal Practices

Abbott Gov Greg6-1-15This “is more than just callous & morally bereft, it may be criminal.”

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “This latest video, showing yet another Planned Parenthood senior official negotiating the price of unborn baby body parts, is more than just callous and morally bereft, it may be criminal.

“Today’s new grotesque revelations necessitate that Texas expand its investigation into this abhorrent practice,” announced Texas Governor Greg Abbott following the release earlier today of yet another video showing a Planned Parenthood official contradicting the organization’s own statements last week that they do not earn a profit for selling body parts.   Continue Reading.

July 24, 2015

The Scoop

Texans Respond to Planned Parenthood Videos with Alliance for Life Rally at Capitol Tuesday

Rallies organized in 41+ cities include 5 in Texas

Alliance-for-Life Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — In response to two disturbing videos released the past two weeks, with more said come, showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the procurement and sale of body parts from aborted babies, the Texas Alliance for Life is gathering Texans at a rally Tuesday to focus Patrick, Dan3eattention on Wednesday’s Senate investigative hearing held by the Health & Human Services Committee. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick (right,) has instructed Senators to issue a report within a month’s time.   Read More

July 23, 2015

The Scoop

127 Unaccompanied Children Caught Per Day at Mexican Border In June

By the end of May, 22,869 total apprehended

By Brittany M. Hughes

Border-Patrol-Unaccompanied-child Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — A large number of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC’s) continue to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico Border, as 127 per day were apprehended during the month of June, according to the most recent data from U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). The latest CBP Apprehension Report shows that 26,685 unaccompanied minors have been apprehended at the Southwest U.S. Border so far in FY2015, which began on Oct. 1.    Read More

July 22, 2015

The Scoop

Cruz Grills Obama Official About 1,000’s of Criminal Illegal Aliens Released

 It’s within your power to follow federal law, and this administration refuses to do soit is unacceptable.”

Cruz Grills Obama Official About Criminal Illegal Aliens 7-20-15Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz demanded answers from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldaña yesterday in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing focused on the Administration’s egregious release of criminal illegal aliens and its refusal to enforce immigration laws. “When I asked you how many criminals ICE released in 2013, you were off by a factor of three,” said Cruz. “You said 30,000 — the correct answer is 104,000.” Watch the exchange below.   Read More

July 21, 2015

The Scoop

BOEHNER: U.S. Capitol Flag Flies at Half-Staff Today

House of Representatives will also mark a moment of silence later today

boehner4cBy Speaker John Boehner

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — At sunrise, I ordered flags at the U.S. Capitol to be lowered to half-staff, out of respect for the courage and sacrifice of the five service members murdered in a terror attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I am pleased to learn that, just hours later, the president decided to follow suit at the White House.   Read More

July 17, 2015

The Scoop

BORDER UPDATE: Families Held in South Texas Detention Centers to be Released

Many see the first step in the asylum process

Jeh.C.JohnsonTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the U.S. government will soon begin to release more than 2,000 women and children being held in the Texas detention centers in Karnes County and Dilley. “DHS has determined reconsideration is appropriate for custody Border-Patrol-Unaccompanied-childdecisions of arriving families who have established eligibility for asylum, or other relief under our laws,” said agency spokesman Richard Rocha.    Read More

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July 27, 2015

On The Record

Texas Citizen Still a “Slave” to Dallas Courts

Former Congressman Tom Delay talks with Texas Insider

John Griffing Border Security UPDATE 8-12-14aWorld Net DailyBy John Griffing

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — On January 19, 2015, Texas Insider carried an exclusive story entitled “Human Being Put Into ‘Receivership’ by Federal Judge in Dallas, Texas” detailing a judicial corruption racket in the heart of Texas that appears to be so pervasive, that Dallas citizen and entrepreneur Jeff Baron lost all (or most) of his constitutional rights. The saga continues. Here is an update.   Read More

July 27, 2015

On The Record

EDUCATION UPDATE: Texas Educators’ Ideology & ‘Visions’ Penalize Students, says Ames

July 23, 2015

On The Record

Flores: House Votes to Punish Sanctuary Cities

We still have a lot of work ahead of us to secure our nation — there are more than 200 cities and counties…”

Flores,Cong.Bill3dTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sanctuary cities put our communities in danger. This bill will cut federal funding to sanctuary cities that ignore federal immigration laws and threaten the safety of hardworking American families,” said Cong. Bill Flores (R-TX) after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3009, the ‘Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act’, on a 241-179 vote.    Read More

July 21, 2015

On The Record

Gov. Abbott Orders National Guard to Carry Guns On Base

It is with a heavy heart that I issue this order.”

Greg Abbott4Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced he will authorize the Adjutant General John Nichols of the Texas National Guard to arm National Guard personnel at military facilities across Texas. “After the recent Texas Army National Guardshooting in Chattanooga, it has become clear that our military personnel must have the ability to defend themselves against these type of attacks on our own soil,” Abbott said.   Read More

July 21, 2015

On The Record

Patrick Taps Schwertner for Expedited Planned Parenthood Investigation

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Gov. Abbott DTalks Texas Economy on CNBC

1:37 pm CST - July 22, 2015

Posted under Opinion

POWERS: How Damning are the Planned Parenthood Videos? Usual Defenders Nowhere to be Found

Even Hillary Clinton & Nancy Pelosi — recipients of Planned Parenthood’s highest honor — are mum

  Powers, Kirsten3e By Kirsten Powers

A second undercover video released Tuesday shows another Planned Parenthood official talking about using a “less crunchy” way to perform abortions while preserving salable fetal tissue.

It’s the lie that these are not human beings worthy of protection.  And all Planned Parenthood can do is apologize ‘the tone’. Continue Reading.

11:27 am CST - July 16, 2015

Posted under Opinion

The Wine-Sipping Butchers of Planned Parenthood

By Michelle Malkin

michelle-malkinHannibal Lecter ain’t got nothing on the profit-maximizing abortion ghoul caught on tape hawking aborted baby parts as she swilled wine and nibbled on a gourmet salad.

In newly released undercover footage from the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, seasoned abortionist Dr. Deborah Nucatola, who serves as national senior director of “medical services” at Planned Parenthood, chitter-chattered eagerly about fulfilling the bloodthirsty demand for “intact hearts,” “lower extremities” and lungs. Continue Reading.

11:25 am CST - July 16, 2015

Posted under Opinion

Hillary’s ‘Cares About People Like You’ Problem

By Karl Rove

The public isn’t warming to her. But GOP hopefuls must show that they have the qualities she lacks.

karl-rove3When is traveling on a Lear jet an indignity? When there’s a Gulfstream available and your last name is Clinton. One of the more revealing emails involving then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently released by the State Department came from top aide Huma Abedin on July 2, 2009. “The g3 is delayed till 5pm wheels up,” reported Ms. Abedin. “There is a lear available at 2pm with 6 seats. Do u want to just leave at 5?”
 Continue Reading.

10:57 am CST - July 23, 2015

Posted under Cartoons