Certainly, there are aspects of socialism that are, on the surface, appealing to these groups – government provided healthcare, huge tax rates on top earners, and government funded tuition for college.
The border wall/government shutdown fight, version 2.0, is heating up in Washington. Congress and the president are attempting to find a solution to, you guessed it, the border wall and government funding.
Of all the priorities of the state legislature, scheduling a college football game would seemingly be last on the list on the Governor’s top issues and goals for the new legislative session. But think again.
It's wrong to jump to conclusions without demanding more information, wrong for taking the bait on social media from sources of questionable origin, and wrong to takes sides and create yet another wall between valid debate and discussion – discussion without division.
Nearly one in five high school Seniors have used e-cigs in the past month. Additionally, the study reported that in just one year, the percent of students using e-cigs or vaping increased by eighty-seven percent.
he world is full of conspiracy theories that, for the most part, are harmless. Things like the Apollo moon landings, the JFK assassination, the 911 attacks, all have substantial data suggesting that reality is not what we have been told.
Years ago, we used to see abducted or missing persons’ pictures printed on milk cartons. Now, we have social media, cell phones and mobile news apps delivering notifications of Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts.
Nations cheat and absolute monarchies can be corrupt. We see a measure of this with the Saudi’s who were once thought to be international friends and now killing a member of the press in their consulate in Turkey.
An Angelina County district judge found a Lufkin man guilty of manslaughter in connection to the March 2017 shooting death of Ronnie Roberts shortly after the prosecuting and defense attorneys made their closing arguments Thursday morning.
School is back in session in most areas, and with the new school year comes a new round of increased security measures. Thankfully, East Texas schools are being proactive to harden school campuses to prevent unwanted entry and preserve safety for students and faculty alike.
It is no surprise that we are weathering the storm of political divide in America. Some would say it started with President Obama and some would say President Trump started it, but it may have happened more organically than many would admit.
As we reflect on the birth of our country this week, we have all hopefully paused to give thanks for America. While we remain divided on many topics, and protest marches seem to be the order of the day, we should truly focus on what our democracy is and that is a reflection of the will of the people.
California has the largest homeless population in the nation, leads the nation in poverty, and performance scores by school-aged children are pretty low. Ironically, the state will have a record rainy-day fund of more than $8 billion.
The term sanctuary city has risen to prominence in the past year, as numerous city and even a few state governments have declared that they will protect illegal immigrants from possible federal prosecution.