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The primary campaigns for state senator and state representative are in full swing, at least in the districts encompassing Stephenville. Hotly debated are such questions as who’s more anti-abortion, who’s more anti-gun control, who’s more […]
Last week I argued that two of the most important qualifications of an officeholder, especially a lawmaker, are knowledgeability and civility. This week I want to talk about a piece of information voters should try […]
It’s Hog Heaven these days for us political junkies. The political season is in full swing. At the local level Republicans have contested races to see who will be elected county commissioner, county judge, state […]
It’s just been announced that the government has reopened, at least temporarily. The government may shut down again in 17 days should Democrats and Republicans in Congress be unable to reach a more permanent agreement […]
The most important political events of 2018 are likely to be the mid-term elections in November. They may well decide whether President Trump will be impeached and removed from office. Although President Trump’s name will […]
Congress recently passed, and President Trump signed into law, the most important and sweeping tax reform bill in over thirty years. President Trump says his intention was to give the American middle class a great […]
Last week I wrote that no matter who won the special election in Alabama to fill the Senate vacancy created by the resignation of Jeff Sessions to become Attorney General, the Republicans would lose. And […]