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Aug 23 2015

TEXAS DPS OFFICERS ASSOCIATION ENDORSES HUGHES FOR SENATE

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Rep. Bryan Hughes has announced the endorsement of the Department of Public Safety Officers Association PAC (DPSOA-PAC). DPSOA is one of the largest organizations representing commissioned law enforcement officers in Texas and includes nearly 3300 men and women who daily pledge their lives to protect Texans across the state. This is the only endorsement they …

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Jul 17 2015

Border Security: Perry Dumps Trump

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Donald Trump’s Border Security Comments AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s ongoing comments about Governor Perry and border security: “Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his fundamental misunderstanding of border security. Make no mistake – border security is a federal responsibility, but when I …

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Sep 13 2014

A View of the World

I recently attended the presentation by State Representative David Simpson at the Maude Cobb Convention Center on his trip this summer to the Mexican border and his take on the situation there with respect to the unaccompanied children arriving. I applaud Mr. Simpson’s ability to recognize the need for compassion with respect to how these …

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May 18 2013

Rep. Gohmert wins nincompoop roundup

My state of Texas seems to have an inordinate share of nincompoops in public office. But it’s only fair that office holders from other states be considered before deciding which one is the nincompoopiest of all. Give credit to Pennsylvania, for example, whose GOP governor, Tom Corbett, recently scored big nincompoop points by explaining why …

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Feb 21 2012

Go deport yourself

Romney’s “self-deportation” policy is no joke. By Raul A. Reyes I bet Mitt Romney has a sweatshirt that says I (heart) Florida. His victory in the Sunshine State revitalized his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Florida also gave him an opportunity to explain his immigration policy. Asked how he would deal with undocumented immigrants, …

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Jan 11 2012

A look back at 2011

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Texas agriculture faced one of its most difficult years in 2011. As the worst one-year drought blanketed the Lone Star State, farmers and ranchers were forced to reduce cattle herds and take losses on crops that yielded half their normal harvest. Last year also threw many financial challenges at …

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Sep 27 2011

Military generals join Texans in calling for border security action

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Despite empty assurances from Washington, communities along the Texas/Mexico border continue to face threats and violence from invading Mexican drug cartels. With the release of our commissioned report, “Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment,” the Texas Department of Agriculture offers a powerful perspective into this national security breach. …

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Apr 21 2011

Think Texas: New website gives Texans a voice on Texas/Mexico border violence

For years now, landowners along the Texas/Mexico border have been victims of threats, violence and intimidation by illegal drug and human trafficking activity spilling over into Texas. Although Washington refuses to acknowledge the growing war along the border, I want to assure you the voices of Texans are now being heard through www.ProtectYourTexasBorder.com, a website …

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