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Even before the March party primary elections, some Democrats and Republicans are ramping up for the November general election.

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In his recent guest column, Kevin Patteson of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority addressed what he called “misleading and inaccurate information” in filings in ongoing litigation as reported in a recent article. According to Mr. Patteson, GBRA saw fit to break with its general practice “no…

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Monica hated her golfing ex-husband so much that when she felt it was time to start over, she made it a hard-and-fast rule that she would never date a golfer. 

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WASHINGTON — Ten years ago, an earthquake rumbled through this city and then beyond the Capital Beltway, sending shock waves into presidential politics and even into the state legislatures. It changed the way candidates campaigned and almost certainly altered who won those campaigns. It spaw…

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I am one of those people who love inspirational quotes. LOVE them. I collect funny ones, ones that are ironic, ones that make me nod. But then there are these other quotes. Quotes by insane people. People who say crazy things, and I for one am fed up with it. 

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If you’re like me and enjoy pinko-liberal things like rock and roll then no doubt you have heard that Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for the band Rush, died due to brain cancer this past week. Being a writer — and therefore a borderline schizophrenic — I have ideas about everything but mus…

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Rachel weeps. That biblical mother weeping for her children is all I could think of when I heard that that a California woman named Michelle Reaves had died in childbirth. She had been serving for the second time as a surrogate for a family. And while the baby was born, Reaves, a wife and mo…

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Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns in which Ric Hastings talks about his trip to the border. The first ran last Sunday.

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It’s hard to talk about the horrors of human trafficking — including young women and children forced into the sex trade — without mentioning the I-10 corridor across northern Florida and over to California.

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The scene during the Vatican’s Christmas concert was simple and even childlike, as a young woman from Latin America instructed participants — including smiling cardinals — to fold their arms over their chests.

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I spent two days observing firsthand many of the existing southern-border issues dealing mostly with migrants who were claiming asylum, whether at a port of entry or after illegally crossing the border.  However, I did get to spend half-a-day in Federal Court

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In structure, format and perhaps intention, what is loosely referred to as “the news” or “the news of the day” has changed significantly from the days of Cronkite, Murrow, Rather, Reynolds, Jennings, and the most notable teams, McNeill-Lehrer News Hour and the Huntley-Brinkley report.

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I recently read, “Don’t close eyes to sin,” written by Henry Ford, and Don Volz’s reply in “Thoughts on planks and splinters.” If you haven’t read both published letters, please do. They are worthy of your time.

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First of all, it’s important that you know that Mireya is perfectly fine. Absolutely fine. And that technology is often not our friend.

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Most land in Texas is owned by private individuals; and, most Texans place a high value on property rights. 

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State Sen. Kirk Watson sent out a fundraising email Friday, Dec. 27, asking for campaign funds — but not for himself.

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Today’s Democratic Party would be unrecognizable to past party lions like Hubert Humphrey, “Scoop” Jackson, JFK and others. Beginning well before Barack Obama’s pledge to “fundamentally transform America,” radical progressives have gradually taken control of the party.

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I parked next to an SUV yesterday that was so big I could have parked my car, a smaller SUV, inside of it. 

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