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Federal Appeals Court Ruled Texas, Louisiana Can Cut Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 1:00pm 11/24/2020 at 1:00pm
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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood.

The decision affects Mississippi as well since the state “is under 5th Circuit jurisdiction.”

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Houston Announces Plan to Randomly Knock on Doors to Collect Blood Samples to Better Understand COVID

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 16, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/16/2020 at 7:00pm
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In the name of fighting COVID-19, Harris County (Texas’s largest county) health officials announced a plan that includes randomly knocking on doors to collect blood samples. “Teams of health workers wearing yellow vests will make their rounds from Nov. 15 through Dec. 15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.” reports the ...

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America’s Fiscal Landscape Might Change as Wall Street Weighs Move to Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 9:00am 11/12/2020 at 9:00am

Yesterday, in the wake of the November election, I noted I was making some significant changes in my digital landscape.

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U. Dallas Resists Pressure to Punish Students for ‘Trump Wall’ Halloween Costume

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 2, 2020 at 10:00am 11/2/2020 at 10:00am

Of all the things the left has ruined, Halloween is the one that hurts the most.

The College Fix reports:

University resists pressure to punish students for ‘Trump’s Wall’...

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Texas: Biden Campaign Claims Trump Supporters ‘Ambush’ Biden Bus, Hit Staffer’s Vehicle

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 6:00pm 11/1/2020 at 6:00pm
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A Biden campaign bus received a big Texas welcome from Trump supporters on Friday.  The Biden campaign was not amused; indeed, it quickly claimed that a Trump supporter hit a following Biden aid in a white suv and that because the Trump Train “ambush” was so large and intimidating, they felt...

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Big Student Free Speech Victory in 5th Circuit Against U Texas Speech Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7:30pm 10/29/2020 at 7:30pm
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In a victory for campus free speech at the University of Texas, with national implications, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just issued its decision in favor of plaintiff Speech First, Inc.

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Beto O’Rourke Expected to Take Teaching Position at Texas State in Spring of 2021

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 1:30pm 10/17/2020 at 1:30pm
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Why is Beto O’Rourke lining up a teaching position for the spring if Joe Biden is going to be president? Isn’t Beto supposed to head the gun confiscation task force or something?

The University Star reports:

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VP of College Democrats at U. North Texas Encourages Freshmen to Join Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:00am 9/16/2020 at 10:00am

Is it now OK to suggest that Antifa is an outgrowth of the Democratic party?

Campus Reform reports:

College Dems leader encourages freshmen to join Antifa

University of North Texas College Democrats Vice President Brett Davis took to Twitter to tell incoming freshmen which student organizations they should join and which to avoid.

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U. North Texas Looking Into Conservative Group After Student Says They Make Her Feel ‘Unsafe’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 9:30am 9/13/2020 at 9:30am

Students who make this claim should be reminded that they can go home. You feel unsafe because of the way other people think? No problem. Just go home.

Campus Reform reports:

University of North Texas president says he is ‘looking into’ conservative group after student says she feels ‘unsafe’

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Texas Tech Students Demand Curriculum Overhaul to Include ‘Intersectional Feminism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00am 9/11/2020 at 10:00am

The students making these demands are specifically from the theater and dance departments, interestingly enough.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas Tech students to university: Overhaul curriculum, add ‘intersectional feminism’

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Man Arrested for Alleged Bomb Threat to University of Houston in Texas During Zoom Lecture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/9/2020 at 12:00pm

The suspect faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty. He claims this was a joke. Not too smart.

The New York Post reports:

Teen ISIS recruiter makes bomb threat during online college lecture: feds

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#WalkAway Founder Chased By BLM Mob: “This was the most terrifying moment of my life”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 6:09pm 9/6/2020 at 6:09pm
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Back in 2018, I wrote about Brandon Straka and the #WalkAway movement that urges people to walk away from the Democratic Party.  His movement’s success has inspired other Dem Party exit groups such as #Blexit.

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Some Members of U.Texas-Austin Marching Band Refuse to Play ‘Eyes of Texas’ Claiming it’s Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 11:30am 8/23/2020 at 11:30am

If these students really believe their school song is racist, maybe they should just drop out.

Campus Reform reports:

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TX Governor Greg Abbott Says Cities Defunding Police Should Should Have Property Tax Revenue Frozen

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00am 8/20/2020 at 11:00am
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It’s amazing that some American cities are still toying with the idea of defunding their police. It’s even crazier that some cities are actually doing it.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has a suggestion about this. How about frozen property taxes?

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Cancel Culture Mob Comes for Music Theory Prof at U. North Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/3/2020 at 12:00pm

This just goes to show that no discipline is immune to this. The mob wants to politicize and weaponize everything.

National Review reports:

At the University of North Texas, the Mob Comes Calling for a Music Theorist

Chances are you have never heard of the music theorist Heinrich Schenker or the Journal of Schenkerian...

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U. Texas-Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests on Hiring and Promotions for Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 8:00am 7/29/2020 at 8:00am

This is all being pushed under the banner of diversity and inclusion, which increasingly appears to mean, people who agree with progressives only.

The National Association of Scholars reports:

Exclusive: UT Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests for Hiring and Promotion

The University of Texas at Austin is plunging head-first into the murky waters of...

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Rice University to Use Large Tents for Outdoor Instruction, Advises Students to Bring Chairs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:00am 7/24/2020 at 10:00am

Why would any parent pay tuition to have their child attend college where they’re going to sit in tents wearing masks?

Campus Reform reports:

Students asked to bring their own chairs to campus with…tents?

As universities across the country are developing plans for students...

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