Opinion
Texans urged to roll up their sleeves

Texans urged to roll up their sleeves

Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas leaders are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to encourage the public to follow suit. “I will never ask any Texan to do something that I’m not willing to do myself,” Abbott said before getting vaccinated at a...

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Trade enforcement creates American jobs

Trade enforcement creates American jobs

Roughly one in four American workers has filed for unemployment since the pandemic began. To stem the historic tide of unemployment, policymakers quickly put together a series of legislative packages to help companies keep their workers on payroll. An often-overlooked...

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How can we police our communities better?

How can we police our communities better?

The killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis was a brutal, senseless and avoidable tragedy, and one our country has witnessed countless times before. In many ways, his death was the match that ignited na­tionwide conversations about the racial injustices that...

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Be a part of the solution, not the problem

Be a part of the solution, not the problem

It’s all over…our nation has erupted into a racial divide…probably the most unrest that we’ve seen in our lifetime. So many people are searching for a solution and many others are simply un­aware of what they can possi­bly do. I don’t honestly know if there’s anything...

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Pandemic ignites need for Open Government at all levels

Pandemic ignites need for Open Government at all levels

Texans have been wit­nessing things that would have been unthinkable until now: Surge teams, testing of nursing homes for COVID-19 and the National Guard helping to dis­infect nursing home facilities around the state. This is the time for the pub­lic to have access to...

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Clowning around with women’s rights

Clowning around with women’s rights

The Wylie mayor’s gaffe two weeks ago made me curious if he’s still clowning around, but then again, limiting someone’s ability to lead prayer in a public meeting on the basis of gender is not funny at all. Somewhere along the way in his far-too-long time in of­fice,...

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