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Not One More

May 22, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Today I listened as national news outlets compared Texans to Floridians, unfairly maligning them for caring less in the days following the recent school shooting in Santa Fe than Floridians did in the weeks after the Parkland school massacre in Florida. I sat there stunned. Almost half of all Texans are in favor of revisiting gun laws. The idea that people...

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“What are we going to do for Barbara?”

April 18, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

If there is a single person who represents the way a modern Moderate Republican woman thinks, it is Barbara Bush. Our local CBS affiliate in Houston is now reporting that Mrs. Bush passed away after declining extraordinary intervention. For someone who loves words and wit, her blending of both has been extraordinary. Her timing spot on. Politically, she was ahead of...

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Not even an ‘assault weapons ban’ could stop all school shooters. So what could?

March 2, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Article reposted with permission from Miami Herald One hundred and sixty three people have died in school shootings since the government began counting in the early 1980s. Needless to say, “never again” is hardly a controversial idea — no one wants another school shooting. The controversy begins when politicians start talking solutions. At the crux of the arguments: What laws would keep...

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Shutdown Deal Turns Democrats on Each Other Before Midterms

January 23, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Article reposted with permission from Bloomberg Politics For Democrats, the recriminations began even before the final votes were cast to end the three-day government shutdown -- hinting at divisions that could complicate their efforts in November’s congressional races. Most of the blame fell squarely on Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who was assailed by party colleagues for accepting a Republican offer on...

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The Daily Dose

January 22, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Article reposted with permission from Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — The families of two U.S. soldiers killed in a helicopter crash Saturday will get death benefits from an area nonprofit, despite the government shutdown. Fisher House Foundation in Rockville, Md., which helped Gold Star families who lost benefits during the 2013 shutdown, is stepping up again. “Families like the ones we helped...

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September 23, 2015  |  No Comments  |  Share

The word of the day is Vermasseln. Look it up!

Republican Susan Collins a likely “No” on defunding Planned Parenthood

July 31, 2015  |  No Comments  |  Share

Jeb Ain’t the Only One with an Announcement

June 18, 2015  |  No Comments  |  Share

Netanyahu speaks to Congress

March 4, 2015  |  No Comments  |  Share

When I was part of a forum of Moms blogging around the 2012 elections, I was asked my opinion about whether the US should get involved if Iran attacked Israel. I answered that the more likely question should be will the US get involved if Israel attacks Iran.  That conversation was in the back of my mind today while listening...

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Missouri overturns ban on Gay Marriage

November 6, 2014  |  No Comments  |  Share