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Abortion Rights Thugs Storm Texas Legislature; Block Vote On Limiting Abortions To 20 Weeks


Same old Pro-Death “activists”. Hey, let’s go filibuster the “outrage” of limiting abortions to 20 weeks and requiring those “clinics” to implement the same standards as any surgical center! YEA! That sounds like something that is right up there with Slavery! Hurry get your code pink outfits and meet at the Texas State Capitol!! Do these idiots know just how ...

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, an Eagle Scout, ‘greatly disappointed’ with Boy Scouts’ gay ban lift

Eric Gay/The Associated Press

The Headquarters for Boy Scouts Of America is located in Irving, Texas. Texas Governor Rick Perry earned the rank of Eagle Scout, as did his son Griffin. The Boy Scouts of America Organization honored Rick Perry with the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. With the announcement yesterday that the Boy Scouts of America Organization has voted to open their membership to openly ...

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CSCOPE is out of Texas schools

-Marlith- (CC)

CSCOPE is officially stopping from distributing lesson plans in Texas, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle. The state’s regional Education Service Centers will no longer issue lesson plans – and will forbid their use after Aug. 31 – for a popular online curriculum system that became a lightning rod for conservatives who criticized it as anti-American, legislators announced ...

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Granbury, Tx. tornadoes – 6 dead, death toll could rise


Six are confirmed dead after severe storms and multiple tornadoes hit North Texas in the evening yesterday. Hardest hit was Granbury, Tx., where a sub-division of Habitat for Humanity homes were in the path of what from early reports, appears to have been EF-4 strength twister. There are still some people unaccounted for, and officials have stated it is possible ...

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TX Cheerleaders Win 1st Amendment Victory


A Texas court judge ruled today that signs displayed by high school cheerleaders quoting biblical verses were “constitutionally permissible,” and that the Kountze High School cheerleaders could continue to display them at the school’s football games. The high school cheerleaders had sued the Kountze Independent School District after after they were told they could no longer display the banners with ...

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Religious gesture leads to team’s disqualification


After completing a winning relay and looking forward to competing in state championships, a Texas high school track team has been disqualified for a benign gesture by one of the participants. When runner Derrick Hayes pointed toward the sky after completing the team’s fastest race of the year, the school district decided to ban the team from further competition for ...

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More states making move to gold, silver as legal tender

gold as legal tender

Arizona senators voted 18-10 on Tuesday to pass a measure that would make gold and silver legal for use as tender for payment. Earlier this month the same legislation cleared the Arizona House which leaves only Governor Jan Brewer’s signature before it becomes law. While U.S. currency will continue to be accepted in the Grand Canyon State, the new bill ...

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George W. Bush Speech at Presidential Library Dedication


George W. Bush was joined by all four living Presidents of the United States, for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX. The last time all five men had met was in 2009, shortly before President Obama’s inauguration. Following is George W. Bush’s dedication speech video, and transcript: George W. Bush: I’m retired from politics ...

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“Brain Freeze” Causes Wreck


It’s happened to us all. Drink an Icee or Slurpee too fast and suddenly you have a super intense pain right smack in the middle of your forehead. A brain freeze. For a few seconds the pain is intolerable. According to police in San Antonio a man, drinking a Slurpee, suffered a brain freeze so terrible he blacked out while ...

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2nd Amendment Ad Too Controversial?

right to bear arms

Award winning singer and song writer Steve Vaus was inspired to write “Come and Take It”  a song that invokes memory of  the Battle of Gonzales which occurred during the Texas Revolution. Meant to be a warning to the current administration and congress about gun control the song is a metaphor about current gun control proposals reminding us of the ...

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Texas Senators blast pro-socialist teaching curriculum

An electronic system used by more than 70 percent of school districts in Texas has recently come under attack by the state’s Senate Education Committee for promoting socialism and criticizing American values. The curriculum management system known as CSCOPE is used by teachers in 875 districts to manage their lesson plans while allowing them to customize material for their own ...

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