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Leaked Email Shows Clinton “Intent” To Send Classified

In a June 17, 2011 email, Hillary Clinton gave clear direction to Jacob Sullivan to remove the classified markings off of classified information and send that information to her on her unsecure server. This shows clear intent to send classified information over unclassified networks. By removing the classified markings, Ms. Clinton could claim the information … Continue reading

Trump’s Gettysburg Address-A Contract With America!

Trump laid out an incredible vision for (and contract with) America, including: Specific actions to stimulate the American economy. Specific actions to restore security. Specific actions to protect American workers. Specific actions to clean up the corruption in Washington DC. On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Donald Trump laid out his vision for America at Gettysburg … Continue reading

Manhattan Explosion Rocks The Chelsea Neighborhood

According to multiple reports, an explosion in Manhattan rocked the Chelsea Neighborhood in the middle of mid-town Manhattan.  At least 20 people were injured and many of the residents along West 23rd Street are terrified and shocked on the streets.  Fortunately, no one was killed from the explosion, but the explosion was very loud and … Continue reading

Texas for Trump! Texans Excited About New “Trump” Economy

By, Johnny Bevers, Editor, Tex.Org In the Real Clear Politics (RCP) average, Texans are overwhelmingly supporting Donald J. Trump for President.  The movement is most highly supported on social media through the “Texas for Trump” Facebook page which currently has almost 20,000 “likes.” The latest polls show Trump with an 8.4 point average lead over … Continue reading

Are oil prices headed back to $30?

By Johnny Bevers, Editor, Tex.org With the botched OPEC deal in Doha now in the books, are oil prices headed back down to $30 or below? While it’s true that the oil glut seems to persist in its nastiness, US oil production is down month over month; and has been in a precipitous decline of … Continue reading

Natural Gas Rig Count At Lowest Level Ever!

In its most recent rig count, Baker Hughes indicated that natural gas drilling rigs in the United States had reached their lowest level in its historical record, which dates back to July of 1987.  For the report dated February 12, 2016, natural gas rigs are down to only 102 rigs.  That’s down from a high of … Continue reading

Ted Cruz Hits Harry Reid On Illegal Immigrants

Watch how Ted Cruz articulates the difference between legal and illegal immigrants who come to America and create violent acts of Crime.  Cruz says that rapists and murderers should be jailed.  Harry Reid disagrees… Ted Cruz blasts Harry Reid and the Democratic party on illegal immigrants who come to the United States and commit violent … Continue reading

Texas House Approves Ban on Texting While Driving

According to a report from The Texas Tribune, the Texas House has approved a bill which bans texting while driving in the state. This is not the first time that the bill has been sent to Governor Rick Perry’s desk, however, the governor vetoed the version which he was sent to his office in 2011. … Continue reading

Father Killed in Texas Bridge Collapse

An Arlington, Texas father was killed in central Texas when a bridge collapsed onto lanes of I-35, according to a report from Fox News. “The Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident happened around noon Thursday in Salado, which is located south of Temple in Bell County. An oversized tractor trailer hit a beam … Continue reading

Appeals Court Refuses Obama’s Request to Block Texas Judge on Immigration

Obama Administration Asks Appeals Court to Block Judge’s Decision Last Thursday the Obama administration pushed forward with its request to a federal appeals court to stall an order by a Texas judge which blocks Obama’s executive order on immigration. Lawyers from the Justice Department filed an emergency motion with the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of … Continue reading

Texas To Execute Gang Hit Man, States Struggling to Find More Execution Drug

Texas is all set to execute a hit man for the Mexican Mafia on Wednesday, after he was convicted of beating and strangling a woman from San Antonio. The woman was said to have skimped on paying the gang’s 10 percent tax on drug sales, and therefore the mafia had her executed, according to a … Continue reading

Texas Adds Fewer Jobs, But Unemployment Drops While Population Rises

According to a report from The Dallas Morning News, Texas added the lowest number of jobs that it had in months, since April of 2014. Biz Journal blames an energy sector slump for the decline in jobs. Despite the fact that fewer jobs were added, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, says an article … Continue reading

Texas Battle Rages On Over Border Patrol Issues

According to a report from the Daily Mail, a Texas governor is claiming that over 20,000 immigrants have crossed the border between Mexico and Texas since January 1 of this year. That’s not even 2 full months, at a rate of 10,000 per month. The report calls Texas “ground zero for the illegal immigration fight,” … Continue reading

“Stand With the Prophet” Rally to Honor Muhammad to be Held in Texas:Uproar Ensues

Last week twelve people were massacred by Muslim terrorists in France at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine simply because the satirical magazine published cartoons which the Muslims felt insulted their prophet Muhammad. One week later, on Saturday, January 17, a rally to support Muhammad is scheduled to be held in America, and many are … Continue reading

Less-Known Texans We Lost – 2014

The year 2014 brought several losses to the Great State of Texas. Some were newsworthy for political reasons, some for cultural reasons, and others because of their great contributions to the business world. According to Texas Monthly, the state lost a number of people who were quite influential, and made the national news. There were, … Continue reading

Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Rick Perry

When Texas Governor Rick Perry took office back in 2000, many did not expect much from him. As a matter of fact, some felt that he had only managed to find himself in the governor’s seat after switching parties, sliding into the position of agriculture commissioner, and becoming lieutenant-governor, and all with the help of … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of a Jeb Bush Presidency

By Angela Kaye Mason, Contributor It isn’t often that we hear a politician admit that they may not be a good candidate. Surprisingly, that is exactly what Jeb Bush said at a CEO council meeting for The Wall Street Journal. “I don’t know if I’d make a good candidate or a bad one,” he shared … Continue reading

Oil Prices See A Bottom As Oil Supply Shrinks

By Johnny Bevers After OPEC announced its intention to not reduce its production for fear of losing market share, oil prices plummeted to record lows across the globe.  In it’s most recent report for the week ending December 19,2014, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported an 800,000 barrel decline in American oil stock piles … Continue reading

Texas Considers Finally Allowing Open Carry of Handguns

By Angela Mason, Contributor Despite the fact that everything you know about Texas would likely lead you to believe otherwise, the Lone Star State is one of the very few states left in American which still bans the open carry of handguns. It is a fact that makes many question all they’ve heard about Texas … Continue reading

“Merry Christmas” Protected By Law in Texas

By Angela Kaye Mason, Contributor War on Religion Nothing New, But Texas says it’s ok to say “Merry Christmas” at School The war on religion is nothing new to mankind. For centuries, man has fought man over something as simple as what he believes in. While it would seem that over time, mankind would learn … Continue reading

Texas Leads Group of 17 States Suing Obama on Immigration

By Angela Kaye Mason, Contributor Abbot Announces States to Sue Obama On December 3, 2014, Texas Republican Gov-elect Greg Abbot made the official announcement that his state will be leading a coalition of seventeen states which are suing Obama and his administration over Obama’s recent executive order on immigration reform. The heads of each of … Continue reading

Texas ‘No Refusal Weekend’ Ruled Unconstitutional

By Angela Kaye Mason, Contributor On Wednesday, November 26, 2014 the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that the controversial “no refusal weekend” was unconstitutional. This law formerly allowed police to take blood sampled from drivers, even if the driver refused. Is ‘No Refusal’ an ‘Unreasonable Search & Seizure’? Recently, the implementation of the “no … Continue reading

The Lone Star Elite: Who Are the Richest Folks in Texas?

By Angela Kaye Mason, Tex.Org Contributor In 2013, Texas had more Forbes 400 listers than any other state except California and New York, with 41 slots being filled up with people from the Lone Star state. This year, Texas comes in at third place again, this time with 39 of Forbes’ slots being filled with … Continue reading