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America–Home of the Brave

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

On April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh attacked the United States of America.  He murdered 168 Americans. Ten children were among the dead. At the time of his arrest, McVeigh had excerpts from the Turner Diaries in his car.  This 1978 novel by William Luther Pierce depicts a coming race war.  White supremacists attacked the United […]

It’s the Market Stupid

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

One year and 4 months after Donald Trump took occupancy of the White House, gas price averages rose from $2.46 to $2.99 per gallon.  Two years later, in May 2020, the average price per gallon had fallen to $1.96. What causes these wild swings?  What had Donald done in office? Nothing. Oil companies, not the […]

Freeing State Power

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

After the Second World War, the United States Supreme Court has been following a single star.  Individual liberty is stronger than state power.  Millions of Americans from all walks of life had risked their lives, and the nation honored their service with individual liberty. The new conservative Supreme Court is on the verge of empowering […]

Addiction

Saturday, April 30th, 2022

Addictive behavior can destroy the addict as well as those around them.  Addicts find it harder and harder to distinguish reality from imagination.  They tell themselves lies and demand others accept the lies as truth. Dealing with an addict can be very exhausting.  Addicts respond to the truth with false allegations and threats.  Their paranoia […]

Beto Came to Sherman

Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Build Ladders

Thursday, April 21st, 2022

I have often heard it said that most of success is showing up. Well, I have shown up to Southeastern for 27 years now and still have a few years left in me.  The Faculty Senate recognized my career with a Life Time Achievement Award. My success, however, wasn’t just my life time.  I was […]

The “Way of the Cross” Leads to Easter

Friday, April 15th, 2022

Good Friday, the day Jesus hung on that old wooden cross, has been celebrated by Christians for centuries.  It was the culmination of His mission on earth.  The night before his execution he experienced the agony in the garden.  According the the Evangelist Luke 22: 41-44, 41 He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, […]

Big Government Conservatives Take Back Rights

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has fought her way past big government conservatives.  She is on her way to confirmation to sit on the highest court in America.  Her story is a story of America. As conservative Senators questioned her, both inside and outside the committee room, they revealed how far back they […]

Feed the Sheep

Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Accountability is one of those words politicians love to throw around.  Voters and politicians alike apply it to their opponents but rarely use it look in the mirror.  Accountability means taking responsibility for one’s actions. Accountability requires weighing cause and effect.  Did a certain word or action create or cause a measurable effect? Conservative politicians […]

Cut the Test, Pay the Teachers

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Our Texas founding fathers knew we needed to guarantee public education if our State was to continue to be successful. They wrote: “A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the liberties and rights of the people, it shall be the duty of the Legislature of the State to establish and make […]

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