Tag Archive: senate

Oct 02 2015

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

U.S. Senator John Cornyn

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn ‘While protecting the sanctity of life is an ongoing mission that will never end, this week’s vote is an important opportunity to send a clear message that America is a nation that seeks to advance a culture of life and opportunity for everyone, especially our most vulnerable.’ Last November, the …

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Sep 19 2015

Bernie’s Problems with Blacks and Others

Bernie Sanders

By Froma Harrop So Barack Obama is “a Rockefeller Republican in blackface.” He’s “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs” and “a black puppet of corporate plutocrats.” Those are the words of Cornel West, an African-American academic whom Bernie Sanders invites to campaign beside him. And Sanders’ fans wonder why Bernie isn’t catching on with …

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Sep 06 2015

A Revealing Clue

Jeb Bush

By: Thomas Sowell Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer period after a speech. After Bush’s speech, hecklers from a group called “Black Lives Matter” caused Bush to simply …

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Aug 01 2015

Dealing with Donald Trump

By Star Parker A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to “throw a brick through the window.” Sometimes shock is the only thing that will shake up an entrenched status quo. A brick smashing through glass might be the only thing that will get attention. Donald …

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Jul 19 2015

Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized. The enforcement action announced July 7, affects two lenders based in Kansas City, Mo. who operated as many as 16 different businesses …

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Jul 10 2015

Growing Farm to School

By John Crabtree Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and …

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Jul 06 2015

Comptroller Hegar Endorses Hughes for Senate

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has issued an endorsement to Rep. Bryan Hughes for Senate District 1. “I am honored to have Comptroller Hegar join our growing list of conservative endorsements,” said Hughes. “I have long admired Glenn for his commitment to transparency in state spending and his courage in fighting for life.” Comptroller Hegar issued …

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Jun 29 2015

Tightening Whose Belt?

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As a millennial, I take the push to ditch the estate tax personally. By Josh Hoxie Listening to so-called fiscal conservatives like Representatives Kevin Brady and Mike Kelly, you’d think we were in a desperate fight for survival, with the national debt threatening our future. “I cannot in good conscience support adding more debt to …

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