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Texas: Illegal Alien Kills Volunteer Firefighter, Two Children, Gets Two Years

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/8/2017 at 6:00pm
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A courageous Texas woman who lost her husband and two children when an illegal alien fell asleep at the wheel and hit their vehicle head on is objecting to the two-year sentence the illegal alien received.

To add insult to injury, he is serving this time concurrently with his existing two-year sentence...

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Trump Nominates Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to 5th Circuit Appellate Court

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:12pm 9/28/2017 at 4:12pm

One of Texas’ best is making the federal leap. Thursday, Trump nominated Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, according to an administrative official.

Willett, a good-humored Constitutional conservative, was rumored to have made Trump’s Supreme Court Justice short list.

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Texans Quarterback Deshaun Watson Gave First Game Check to Cafeteria Workers Impacted by Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 11:03am 9/28/2017 at 11:03am
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The storm waters may have receded, but thousands in Houston are still struggling to put their lives back together after Hurricane Harvey.

Enter Houston Texans Quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson took his first game check, split it up, and gave it to Texans cafeteria workers who lost everything in last month’s...

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SCOTUS blocks lower court redrawing Texas redistricting maps again, so what’s next?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:15pm 9/13/2017 at 6:15pm

Texas’ Congressional and state legislative district maps have been bouncing around the federal court system for months. Tuesday, the Supreme Court blocked an order from the lower court that required new maps redrawn.

Redrawing maps would create new districts and ultimately favor Democrats in upcoming elections.

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Houston Mayor Wants 9% Property Tax Hike to Pay for Harvey Damage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/12/2017 at 4:00pm
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Houstonians grappling with Harvey damage are not pleased with Mayor Turner’s latest proposal — a 8.9% property tax rate hike to pay for the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Turner’s rate hike request is temporary (supposedly) and would generate an estimated $113M for the city. But it has to pass city...

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Trump Will Divide $1 Million Between 12 Charities for Harvey Relief

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/7/2017 at 2:30pm
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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have decided to take $1 million of their own money and split it between 12 charities that have been helping with Hurricane Harvey relief.

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Houston Area Residents Sue Federal Govt for Post-Harvey Dam Releases That Flooded Homes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 12:00pm 9/6/2017 at 12:00pm
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Most of the western Houston area remains under water, but not because of flooding caused directly by Hurricane Harvey.

A complaint filed Tuesday alleges the Army Corps of Engineers knowingly “condemned” homes and businesses when they released water from the Barker and Addicks reservoirs after Harvey had passed.

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Senate GOP Leaders Debate Adding Harvey Relief to Debt Ceiling

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/5/2017 at 7:00pm

Congress has returned to work and have started to ponder two important tasks at hand: Hurricane Harvey relief bill and the debt ceiling.

One option leaders have leaned towards is attaching the two into one bill, thus killing two birds with one stone. The House could pass the Harvey relief bill on...

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Israel Sends Aid to Hurricane-Battered Houston

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 4, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/4/2017 at 5:00pm
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Though Israel is a small country, when disaster strikes it is among the first countries and most involved in rescue and recovery efforts. (I blogged about this nearly four years ago. The IDF published an updated article on Israel’s aid in emergency situations last month.)

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Greg Gutfeld: Hurricane Response Proves Americans Not as Divided as Media Says

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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A few nights ago on The Five, Greg Gutfeld delivered a monologue that you really need to watch. Greg does an excellent job of reminding us that the real America isn’t the one we see portrayed in liberal media or on Twitter.

Real America is the one we have seen played out...

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Chemical plant fire adds to Hurricane Harvey woes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/3/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Houston area is filled with heavy industry, including numerous chemical manufacturing and processing plants.

In the wake of flooding from the rains of Hurricane Harvey, one of the plants in Crosby (about 25 miles from the city) burned when trailers holding highly unstable chemicals used in the production of plastics and...

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All Hail the Cajun Navy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 6:00pm 9/2/2017 at 6:00pm
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If you hadn’t heard of them before Hurricane Harvey, you certainly have now — the Cajun Navy as they call themselves, is a band of rugged Louisiana outdoorsman (and women) who load up their boats and caravan into flooded areas, performing rescues.

They’ve been a tremendous asset in rescuing folks flooded...

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Politico has no clue how Texas works or what Texans value

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/1/2017 at 2:30pm
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I live in Houston where we’ve just experienced the worst natural disaster in the city’s long history. Harvey caused inestimable damage and left thousands without shelter and earthly possession. There is not one person in the Greater Houston Area, in Rockport, Port Aransas, or surrounding counties that hasn’t been adversely affected...

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EPA issues fuel waivers to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/31/2017 at 8:30pm
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Despite predictions of economic doom and gloom in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election win, things are actually looking quite sunny. A revised estimate showed gross domestic product had climbed at an annualized rate of 3 per cent, showing more growth than the professionals projected.

Part of the reason for this...

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“Tone Deaf” and “Contemptible”: Politico Cartoon Causes Backlash

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/31/2017 at 2:30pm
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One of things that used to flummox me about the left is their sophomoric insistence on “all or nothing.” Children love the false dichotomy: either you buy me this iPhone, prom dress, car, or you hate me and wish I’d never been born. For Democrats and the left, this puerile insistence...

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Linda Sarsour Steering Money to Political Group, Not Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/30/2017 at 7:00pm
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Anti-Israel, Sharia law loving activist Linda Sarsour sparked outrage after she asked her followers on Twitter to donate to help Hurricane Harvey victims, but the link takes you to a political activist group.

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MSM climate change ghouls feasting on Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/30/2017 at 4:00pm
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It is scary how quickly media eco-activists have unleashed torrents of climate change pseudo-science on the American public since Hurricane Harvey hit.

There are many articles now making the rounds on social media asserting that this deadly storm proves “climate change is real”. Perhaps the most dramatic comes from the Godfather of...

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