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Statement from Bill Hammond regarding today’s school finance ruling
Statement from Bill Hammond regarding today’s school finance ruling   AUSTIN, TX — The following statement may be attributed to Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business. “It is a disappoint...
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The View from Writers Roost
By Willis Webb Occasionally, you still hear someone say County & Western in reference to a music type. And, in a broad sense, that’s probably true. Well past the 1960s and 1970s, it was common to h...
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Video: Full Spectrum Dominance - Powerful Speech by Chris Hedges

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Be Blameless
Those of us who are in politics and of faith need to work harder at being blameless. Read more: Be Blameless
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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How the Texas GOP Is Moving Swiftly to Protect the Political Power of White Conservatives
After the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, Republican majorities and politicians in many Southern states quickly went to work to revive segregationist Jim Crow voting laws. Read mor...
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Shocking Picture of What Life Will Look Like When You Can't Afford to Retire
In a must-read article in the current issue of Harper's magazine, journalist Jessica Bruder, adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, adds a new phrase to America's v...
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Ferguson: The War Comes Home
by RON PAUL
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
  Ferguson: The War Comes Home written by  ron paul sunday august 24, 2014 America’s attention recently turned away from the violence in Iraq and Gaza toward the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, fol...
Spice Up the Garden Enchilada
by THE GARDEN GAL
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite similar functions there is a difference between a bag of commercial fertilizer and a bag of compost. Commercial fertilizers are fast-acting chemicals, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, t...
Fall 2014: Polar Vortex to Visit Northeast; South at Risk for Tropical Hit
by ACCUWEATHER
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As fall 2014 takes form, no relief is in sight from the historic drought and the raging wildfires in the West. Read more: Fall 2014: Polar Vortex to Visit Northeast; South at Risk for Tropical Hit
Analysis: Crime, Politics and Travis County
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: Crime, Politics and Travis County by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Aug. 25, 2014 The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public offi...
Will Your Kids Inherit Your Debt?
by JASON ALDERMAN
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you've got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad i...
Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency”
by THOMAS FRANK, Salon
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary and one of my favorite public intellectuals, a man who deals in penetrating analyses of current events, expressed in a pithy and highly quot...
national news
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
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Fabio Fognini, of Italy, kicks his racket after a point against Adrian Mannarino, of France, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — Fabio Fognini is perfecting the art of the outburst at Grand Slam tournaments.


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