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It goes almost without saying that if three white adolescents killed a young black man and cited “boredom” and “the fun of it” as justification, the outcry from the media, left-leaning pundits and the professional race industry would be deafening.
If you constrain a young boy’s natural aggressiveness too tightly, you risk robbing him of the tools necessary to become a confident, self-sufficient and successful man.
Looking at the controversy surrounding Tyler-native Johnny Manziel from the perspective of the thousands of Johnny Manziels that play big-time college football.
Just as M*A*S*H was once fresh and original but is today tired and worn out, so too are President Obama’s speeches.
posted on: Jul 30, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
For the first time in U.S. history, two metro areas from the same state moved into the top five in terms of population rank according to the Census Bureau. Guess which state.
posted on: Jul 25, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
I interviewed Teamsters boss Jim Hoffa at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last year. I disagreed with very nearly every word that came out of his mouth. So you know there has been a dramatic shift when I find myself suddenly agreeing with him.
posted on: Jul 17, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The food stamp program has gone from an emergency program designed to meet exigent need into a program in which just about anyone can enroll at his or her individual option.
posted on: Jul 11, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Your iPhone is a real-world exhibit on the futility of big-government as embodied in Obamacare.
posted on: Jul 9, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
By all that’s right and holy in politics, Rick Perry has earned the right to run for president. But we all need him to think long and hard before he does.
posted on: Jul 2, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
If Texas were a separate nation, it would be the 12th largest oil producing nation in the world, only slightly behind Venezuela and Kuwait. In just two and half years, Texas oil production has doubled and Texas is now on a pace to produce more oil than it did in the peak years of the 1970s.
posted on: Jun 27, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
State Senator Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) succeeded in her effort to kill a measure that would have made it illegal in Texas to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks.
posted on: Jun 20, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The permanent federal bureaucracy is cranking out rules in such volume that literally no one can keep up.
posted on: Jun 18, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
No president can be president without the trust of the American people. Just ask Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.
posted on: Jun 13, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
With as much power over our lives as is now vested in the federal government, the virtue of its leaders and functionaries becomes a concern of much greater magnitude.
posted on: Jun 11, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Does it matter, if you’re doing nothing wrong, that the government is collecting your emails, your Tweets, your Facebook posts and monitoring you web browsing?