Tag Archive: 9/11

Sep 20 2015



By William Cripe Sr A “Christian view” of immigration is challenging. I openly confess, sometimes my “Americanism” clouds my Christianity. Since the Scriptures tell the story of a nation whose very history is one of divinely directed immigration, the issue might seem pretty straightforward. In reality, the Bible does not deal with it directly. By …

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Sep 20 2015

Cornyn Statement on Anniversary of September 11th


‘Fourteen years later, as we remember the lessons of that day, we also must preserve the memory of the American heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their fellow countrymen.’ U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement in remembrance of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001: “It has been fourteen years since …

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Sep 18 2015

Girls and Boys Club Honor Law Enforcement

The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County recently hosted a snowcone and popcorn event honoring Gregg County peace officers on Patriots Day. Local students drew and colored multiple art work recognizing the work of law enforcement and fire personal. “The children need to know our peace officers are walking into danger daily so we …

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Aug 30 2015

Heroism, American-Style


By Froma Harrop Every country has its heroes, but something in America’s cultural sauce makes for a unique and unusually effective variety. The ingredient would be improvisation — the ability to perform without preparation, using whatever is at hand to complete the task. As most of the world knows, Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony …

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Sep 25 2013

High anxiety: Had your dose of peace today?

Anxiety seems to grip our society these days. September 11 brought fears of flying and of the mail. Airlines heighten security and try to attract passengers with low fares and bonus frequent flyer miles. Homeland security alerts heighten tensions. Should we worry about this bridge, that building or tonight’s sporting event? A necessary war with …

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Jul 30 2013

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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May 20 2013

Middle Eastern re-run

Can you hear it? Conservatives are beating their war drums and banging their tambourines, trying to gin up support for U.S. intervention in Syria. Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have been particularly vocal about their desire to get us deeply embroiled in yet another Middle Eastern conflict. They …

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May 07 2013

Don’t hang it up: Landlines create a lifeline for rural Texans

The past few decades have been one of breathtaking change in telephone communications technology. Nowadays, we Texans are able to connect with family, friends and business associates via traditional landline telephones, and through video, voice and data communications delivered over integrated wireline and wireless networks. Despite this remarkable leap in technology, universally available landline phone …

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