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NFL star Michael Bennett Indicted on Felony Charge of Injury of the Elderly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:00am 3/27/2018 at 11:00am
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A Harris County grand jury indicted Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett on a federal charge of injury of the elderly at the 2017 Super Bowl that took place at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Bennett allegedly forced his way through security to get on the field to celebrate with his brother and the...

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Rex Tillerson Courted by University of Texas to be New Chancellor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 10:00am 3/25/2018 at 10:00am

It seems like it was just last week that Rex Tillerson was relieved of his duties at the State Department, because it was just last week. Even so, Tillerson is already being sought for a new position, this time in academia.

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Austin Bombing Suspect Blew Himself Up After Police Chase

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 9:00am 3/21/2018 at 9:00am
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Michael Anthony Conditt, the 24-year-old male suspect in the Austin bombings, blew himself up in his car early this morning after the police chased him. From KXAN:

The explosion happened on Interstate 35 in Round Rock near Old Settlers Boulevard around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators had recently identified a 24-year-old white man...

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Police Believe Latest Austin Explosion Triggered by Trip Wire

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11:00am 3/19/2018 at 11:00am
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Four explosions this month in Austin, TX, have the city on edge. The latest occurred on Sunday night and injured two people on bicycles.

Authorities believe this last one was triggered by a trip wire.

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Clock Boy’s Most Recent Lawsuit Against Irving, TX Dismissed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:00pm 3/15/2018 at 9:00pm

In 2015, then-14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was caught up in leftist “zero tolerance” policies when he brought a homemade clock to school.  The clock, school officials said, looked like a bomb.

The teen was sent to the principal’s office when his clock started beeping in English class.  He was subsequently suspended from school...

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5th Circuit reinstates Texas anti-sanctuary cities law

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 9:10pm 3/13/2018 at 9:10pm
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In May 2017, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law bill SB4, which denied state funding to sanctuary cities.

We wrote at the time:

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Shortest Senate Race Ever: Beto O’Rourke Says He Doesn’t Think AR-15s Should Be Sold to the Public

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:04pm 3/12/2018 at 3:04pm
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Ted Cruz’s Democrat opponent Rep. Robert O’Rourke just put a serious damper on his bid for a seat in the Big House (not that there was any serious competition before).

Speaking at South by Southwest in Austin, O’Rourke said he doesn’t think AR-15s should be sold to private citizens. Mind...

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Austin: Two Package Explosions Kill One, Injure Two

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:30pm 3/12/2018 at 2:30pm
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Early this morning in Austin, an explosion from a package killed a male teenager and injured a woman. From Fox News:

Damage inside the home from the early morning blast is “significant,” according to Manley, who added investigators are going to nearby homes to see if any outdoor surveillance footage exists.

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Texas: Armed Civilian Stops Violent Crime Spree

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 4:44pm 3/11/2018 at 4:44pm
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A concealed-carry license holder in Grand Prairie, Texas stopped a violent crime spree by holding the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived on the scene.

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One man’s violent crime spree ended Friday morning...

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Sen. Ted Cruz quick starts ad war against Democrat opponent Rep. Robert O’Rourke

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 4:13pm 3/7/2018 at 4:13pm
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After cruising (yes, I am that cheesy) to an easy primary victory, Sen. Cruz released his first campaign ad targeting newly selected Democrat opponent Rep. Robert (goes by Beto these days) O’Rourke.

Riffing off Alabama’s “If you’re gonna play in Texas”, Cruz’s rendition goes, “If you’re gonna run in Texas, you...

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No Blue Wave In Texas Primaries, Media Shocked That Texas Is Not Just Their Austin Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 1:30pm 3/7/2018 at 1:30pm

Today is a rough day to be a Texas Democrat. That blue wave we’ve heard about for months was more of a ripple.

Months of wish casting, hoping, dreaming, pretending a blue wave was cresting in the Lone Star State, only to be clobbered by Republicans in voter turnout.

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Ted Cruz Swats Back at Presumptive Democrat Senate Opponent Over NRA Donations

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 5:00pm 2/27/2018 at 5:00pm
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The National Rifle Association has officially become a talking point in the upcoming Texas Senate race.

Presumptive Democrat nominee (primary vote has yet to happen) boasted of his F rating from the NRA, a rating based on an elected official’s record supporting the second amendment.

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Texas school sign: Staff “armed and trained” to protect students “with deadly force if necessary”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7:00am 2/17/2018 at 7:00am

Re-upping this post, which originally ran on August 30, 2015.

From Danelle:

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Twitter Thrilled With Justice Willett’s Return After Confirmation to the Fifth Circuit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/15/2017 at 1:00pm

Earlier this week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett was confirmed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Tweeting Texan’s account has been dormant since November, remaining silent during Senate confirmation hearings.

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High on Alabama Win, Democrats Target Ted Cruz’s Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Democrat Dog Jones pulled off an upset in Alabama’s special Senate election, barely beating embattled Republican Roy Moore.

High on the Alabama win, Democrats are experiencing delusions of grandeur, believing bamamentum will carry over to the Lone Star State.

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Report: Farenthold Won’t Seek Re-Election After Male Former Aide Reveals More Inappropriate Behavior

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:00am 12/14/2017 at 10:00am
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The local ABC station in Victoria, TX, has reported that Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) will not seek re-election. The station is currently trying to receive more information from his office. His term ends on January 20, 2019.

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DOJ Unsealed Arrest Warrant for Illegal Immigrant in Kate Steinle Case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:30pm 12/1/2017 at 6:30pm

The Department of Justice has unsealed an arrest warrant for Jose Garcia Zarate, the illegal immigrant just acquitted of killing Kate Steinle in California.

This arrest warrant is in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas for a supervised release violation.

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