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10:25 am CST - June 28, 2016

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4 More Years of This Nonsense Will Leave Us with an America We Won’t Recognize

Ehrlich, Gov. Robert3sThe 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 clinton-trump3mchaos.

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.

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10:04 am CST - June 27, 2016

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Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age

Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) to address issue next month

School kids Children 2By 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.

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11:19 am CST - June 23, 2016

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How Does Immigration Reduce Mass Shootings?

By Ann Coulter

ann-coulter33With the media frantically hiding the content of Donald Trump’s terrorism speech from last week, he should respond to every question with the central point of that speech: How does this kind of immigration make our country better? How does it make the country safer?

Media: Show us your tax returns! Continue Reading.

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11:16 am CST - June 23, 2016

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Trump’s Turbulent Transition

By Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Jackie-gingrich-cushmanPresumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has had a bad week in the media, but potentially a good week for the future. The transition from a free-flowing primary campaign to a more structured, bigger general election campaign is underway. The transition is a bit more turbulent than might be comfortable for those along for the ride. Continue Reading.

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11:14 am CST - June 23, 2016

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Cornyn, Levin Op-Ed: How Texas Became Smart on Crime

cornyn1214marc.levinIt is time that the federal criminal justice system was made more like Texas. With the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, Congress can take an important step to bring the entire nation a bit closer to that goal.’

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Marc Levin, Director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice & Right on Crime, co-authored the following column on why the federal government should follow Texas’ lead on successful criminal justice reforms: Continue Reading.

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2:11 pm CST - June 22, 2016

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Horror and Hush-Up in Twin Falls, Idaho

By Michelle Malkin

michelle-malkinSomething wicked happened in Idaho’s rural Magic Valley. The evil has been compounded by politicians, media and special interest groups doing their damnedest to suppress the story and quell a righteous citizen rebellion.

On June 7, a brief news item appeared on local Twin Falls, Idaho-based KMVT about a “reported sexual assault that possibly occurred near the Fawnbrook Apartments” five days earlier. Unconfirmed accounts of the alleged crime on conservative-leaning websites, plus reports from area members of anti-jihad activist Brigitte Gabriel’s Act for America group and longtime watchdog Ann Corcoran’s Refugee Resettlement Watch blog, culminated in coverage on the powerhouse Drudge Report. Continue Reading.

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2:10 pm CST - June 22, 2016

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Purification of America

By Walter E. Williams

walter-williamsIn 2008, Barack Obama promised a fundamental transformation of America. Where that promise has gone unfulfilled the most is in areas of sexual and racial discrimination. What’s worse is the official sanction given to such discrimination. Let’s look at some of it. Continue Reading.

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2:07 pm CST - June 22, 2016

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Post-Orlando: Senate Republicans Rally Behind Expanding FBI’s Online Surveillance Powers

Andrew Blake–Washington Times

mitch.mcconnellSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said lawmakers will vote this week on an amendment that would expand the FBI’s ability to conduct online surveillance and allow the bureau to compel internet companies for their customers’ browsing history and other records without a warrant. Continue Reading.

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7:53 am CST - June 21, 2016

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The Gun Control Farce

By Thomas Sowell

thomas-sowellSurely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And most of those arguments are irrelevant to the central question: Do tighter gun control laws reduce the murder rate? Continue Reading.

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7:51 am CST - June 21, 2016

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Big Brother Obama Suppresses Information to Promote Propaganda

By David Limbaugh

davidlimbaugh3If some maniac blurted out his allegiance to Jesus Christ while mowing down 49 innocent people, do you think there’s any chance President Obama would not showcase those remarks?

Well, in the case of radical Islamist Omar Mateen, the Obama administration not only refuses to emphasize his Islamic battle cry but also is actively suppressing it and trying to prevent the public from hearing or reading about it. Continue Reading.

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