Sharyl Attkisson asks “where are the unaccompanied alien children?”

With the one-year anniversary of Houston Mayor Annise Parkers’ “Shine a Light on Human Trafficking” campaign approaching, how ironic is it that former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson asked a very timely and logical question- “where are the unaccompanied alien children?” From Hot Air: If CBS thought that Sharyl Attkisson was a thorn in their […]

Perry grand jury not the problem

It isn’t often that I agree with Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Falkenberg but her column on the Perry grand jury that indicted the Texas governor is spot-on. In Harris County and other Texas jurisdictions where judges use the “pick-a-pal” system to empanel grand jurors, bias and corruption are natural byproducts. The judge picks a pal, called […]

Up Close and Personal: A Return to Outcry in the Barrio

After a visit to Outcry in the Barrio in April, a return visit has increased the understanding of what this ministry is doing. By Steve Parkhurst It is summer time in San Antonio. Mid-July, the 15th to be exact. The temperature approaches 100 degrees. It is a Texas summer day to be sure.Pastor Roman Herrera, […]

Fort Bend ISD approves construction of new elementary school, questions emerge

During a series of public comment and Board of Trustee meetings, parents, employees and taxpayers of the Fort Bend Independent School District were presented with the plan for a proposed bond package on the November 2014 ballot. The presentation included a plan to construct ES 46 in Aliana, a facility needed to address overcrowding at Oakland […]

Texans Support Marriage ‘Social Media Storm’

From Jonathan Saenz and Texas Values: Tuesday, August 5: 10-2:00 PM  Today, a diverse group of state leaders and groups are holding a press conference to show their support for Texas’ effort to defend our marriage laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Many of these groups have filed legal briefs with […]

Amnesty supporter- “we’re not goin’ nowhere!”—until HPD arrives

This amnesty supporter did not believe in the law-abiding civil society for reasons he was unable to articulately communicate—that is, of course, until HPD arrived on the scene. Perhaps actions sometimes speak louder than words. Watch the amnesty supporter dressed in the black t-shirt and khaki shorts scream: “we’re not goin’ no where! —we’re gonna […]

Jury Service Awareness Month

From the InBox: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Harris Phone: (512) 773-7168 NEW STUDY FINDS LOW RATES OF JURY SERVICE PARTICIPATION A WIDESPREAD PROBLEM IN TEXAS Governor Rick Perry Proclaims July “Juror Appreciation Month,” Urges Texans to Respond to Call for Jury Service AUSTIN, TEXAS—According to a recent study, Texans called to serve […]