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David Simpson Announced Fund-Raising "Beyond Wildest Expectations"
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks supporters for their generous support   LONGVIEW —  On Monday , House member and Texas State Senate candidate David Simpson announced that his campaign had far exceeded the eight-day / $100,...
Building a Back-to-School Budget
by NATHANIEL SILLIN
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
  Back-to-school spending isn't just about clothes and markers anymore. In 2014, Forbes reported that Accenture estimated ( http://newsroom.accenture.com/images/20020/Graphic.pdf ) that nearly half...
Enshrining a Presumption of Openness
by PATRICE MCDERMOTT, American Forum
Jul 06, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The White House should adhere to its openness policies by supporting legislative reform      The President has a new opportunity to ensure that the openness policies laid out on his first day of of...
New Book makes case that testosterone is the key biological factor that drives the engine of human culture and history
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THE TESTOSTERONE HYPOTHESIS: How Hormones Regulate the Life Cycles of Civilization is Roy Barzilai’s next provocative book, following last year’s release of THE OBJECTIVE BIBLE: Western Civilizatio...
Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State
by CHRIS HEDGES, TruthDig
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Our national conversation on race and crime is based on a fiction. It is the fiction that the organs of internal security, especially the judiciary and the police, can be adjusted, modernized or pr...
Texas Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
July 6- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. ...
explain like i'm five
by REDDIT
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Can you give me the rundown of Bernie Sanders?
Legal Noitces
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CITATION BY PUBLICATION - CIVIL SUITS CAUSE NO. 193-15 Clerk of the Court KAREN BUNN 405 N. Titus Gilmer, Texas 75644 Plaintiff’s Attorney or Plantiff marty young p.o. drawer 910 gilmer, texas 7564...
How a Longview white supremacist tapped into a Jewish fortune
by RICK NEWMAN
Jul 06, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As president of a white nationalist group linked with the murders of nine churchgoers in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, Earl P. Holt III is straddling the uneasy boundary between free speech and raci...
Common Courtesy
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Jul 06, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“How are you doing today?” “I’m fine - how about you?” Pleasantries are the WD-40 which make the day better, which loosen the stiffness in daily life, which make everything run more smoothly. Many ...
Chick-fil-A is America’s favorite fast food chain, survey says
by FOX NEWS
Jul 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everyone may share the same views on gay marriage as Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy, but it appears that people in the U.S. love the chain's food and service. According to the latest customer satisf...
Judge Parish sentences 35 persons
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 05, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
115th District Judge Lauren Parish sentenced 35 persons on felony or misdemeanor charges between June 1 and Tuesday, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd’s office. Details of the 30 felo...
The Americans are coming! Some in a Texas county fear an Obama-led U.S. military invasion
by KEVIN SULLIVAN, Washington Post
Jul 05, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BASTROP, Texas — The office of the Bastrop County Republican Party is in an old lumber mill on Main Street, with peeling brown paint and a sign out front that captures the party’s feelings about th...
Wife of Pastor Who Worked for Billy Graham Resigns County Clerk Position Over Gay Marriage: 'I Choose to Obey God Rather Than Man'
by SAMUEL SMITH, The Christian Post
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the Supreme Court's ruling last Friday that states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, at least two county court clerks in Mississippi and Arkansas have already resigned bec...
My Country
by STEVE ELLISON
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
My Country Pastor Steve Ellison As I write on July 4 th /Independence Day, I wonder about myself and my fellow countrymen.  We seem ready to declare any kind of behavior as acceptable, even worthy ...
Game On: Trump Responds to Jeb
by BREITBART NEWS
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Billionaire GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump provided a statement to Breitbart News regarding Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush’s attacks on his immigration stance, reiterating his support for powerf...
As Hood County’s clerk preached, others in Texas just fumed
by BUD KENNEDY, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Texas county clerks have been exercising plenty of free speech lately. Some are angry at Gov. Greg Abbott and state officials who — quoting one clerk — “hung us all out to dry” with no advice or fo...
Video: Jorge Ramos goes one-on-one with Ted Cruz
by FUSION
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For more: Ted Cruz: ‘The media is obsessed with sex’
Commissioners to meet Tuesday
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Upshur County Commissioners Court meets in special session at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, partly to try to resolve a dispute with an architect over the current renovation of the 78-year-old county courthous...
The age of American exceptionalism is long over
by TOM ENGELHARDT, Salon
Jul 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The rise and fall of great powers and their imperial domains has been a central fact of history for centuries. It’s been a sensible, repeatedly validated framework for thinking about the fate of th...