TROOPS SHARING FAITH MAY BE COURT MARTIALED
By Ken Klukowski
May 1, 2013 -- The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be
prosecuted for promoting their faith: "Religious proselytization is not permitted within the
Department of Defense...Courts martial and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-
by-case basis...” Page Four.
TX. ED. BOARD SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP
IN REVIEWING CSCOPE MATERIAL
April 25, 2013 – The Chair of the State Board of Education, Barbara Cargill, is asking the
public to help nominate people qualified to review a controversial curriculum created by
CSCOPE and used by 80 percent of Texas public schools. Page Two.
CRUZ: OBAMA SEES ‘NO BOUNDS’ TO FEDERAL POWER
By Elizabeth Harrington -- CNSNews.com
April 10, 2013 - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released a report documenting attempted abuses
of federal power by the Obama administration on Tuesday, saying the administration “knows
virtually no bounds.” Page Three
RNC UNANIMOUS ON TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE
By Sandy Fitzgerald
April 13, 2013 -- The 168 RNC members of the Republican National Committee voted
unanimously to reaffirm the party's view that marriage should strictly be the union of one
man and one woman, rebuffing its chairman's call for the party to be more tolerant on
social issues. Page Seven.
SCHOOL CHOICE INCREASING ACROSS U.S.
By Jonathan Butcher
April 9, 2013 -- Today, 17 states and the District of Columbia allow children to use
scholarships to choose between public and private schools, regardless of what public school
their zip code assigns them to. Twenty years ago, only one state offered parents this freedom:
Wisconsin. Page Six.
EVANGELICALS, CATHOLICS LABELED EXTREMIST
By Todd Starnes
Apr. 9, 2013 -- A U.S. Army training instructor listed Evangelical Christianity and Catholicism as examples of religious
extremism along with Al Qaeda and Hamas during a briefing with an Army Reserve unit based in Pennsylvania, Fox News
has learned. Page Five.
Full Appeals Court To Hear Hobby Lobby Case
By Bethany Monk
April 2, 2013 -- A federal court has granted Hobby Lobby’s request to have its case heard before a full court, rather than the
usual three-judge panel. The arts and crafts store is suing the Obama administration over a mandate requiring it to offer potential
abortion-inducing drugs in its employee health plans. Page Nine.
|"Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan
and speculate for Liberty, but it is
Religion and Morality alone, which
can establish the Principles upon
which Freedom can securely stand.
-- John Adams
A LIBERAL FABLE FOR OUR TIMES
With the President and other liberals pushing hard for more gun control laws, it seemed useful to present a fable that liberals
seem to rely on to illustrate how gun laws protect us from the bad guys. Editorials
A round-up of Texas editorial opinion
GAY MARRIAGE NOT A BASIC RIGHT
April 5, 2013 -- Same sex marriage is being promoted under a couple of misleading claims. One of these is a phony demand for
'equality." In fact, gays have equality. Like straights, they have the right to marry a person of the opposite sex. What they are
demanding is not equality but a change in the definition of marriage. Freedom Watch
By Bob Ward - Editor,Texas Daily
“The aim of public education is not
to spread enlightment at all;
it is simply to reduce as many
individuals as possible to the same
safe level, to breed a standard
citizenry, to put down dissent and
originality” – H.L. Mencken
In the WORDS
|Conservative News and Opinion
It doesn't matter if you win or lose.
It's how you place the blame.
GAY ACTIVIST SAYS AIM IS TO ABOLISH MARRIAGE
By Micah Clark
April 17, 2013 -- Even knowing that there are radicals in all movements, doesn’t lessen the
startling admission recently by lesbian journalist Masha Gessen. On a radio show she
actually admits that homosexual activists are lying about their radical political agenda. She
says that they don’t want to access the institution of marriage; they want to radically redefine
and eventually eliminate it. Page 10
IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT FIRST
By Rep. Lamar Smith
As Congress continues conversations about immigration reform, border security and interior enforcement are two issues at the
center of the debate. Everyone understands that any proposal without real border security and robust interior enforcement is
unacceptable to the American people. That’s because a lack of enforcement is the primary reason we’re in this mess to begin
TEXAS HOUSE REJECTS SCHOOL VOUCHERS
April 5, 2013 – On April 4th, 103 Texas House members voted to reject the use of state dollars for children to attend private
schools, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Page Eight.
CARRY ON: AMERICANS CANNOT BE COWED BY
BOSTON MARATHON ATTACK
It’s a sad fact that a key goal of the miserable cowards who perpetrated Monday’s bomb attack at the Boston Marathon
was instilling fear. Press Box.
TERRORISTS WILL NEVER WIN
Consider the contrasting behaviors that occurred in Boston on Monday: One or several cowardly killers detonated two
bombs in the midst of innocent civilians enjoying one of the great spectacles in American sports. It was a despicable act;
one of the victims was an eight-year-old boy. Press Box.
EXPLOSION IN WEST ONLY THE LATEST
TEST OF OUR RESILIENCE
Dallas Morning News
What does it mean to be resilient? We’re about to find out. Press Box.
RECOUNT NEEDED FOR NEW PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA
Abilene Reporter News
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s acting president and the handpicked protégé of Hugo Chavez, learned at least one lesson
from the master of bluster who died March 5: When in doubt, blame the United States. Press Box.
BACKLASH AGAINST COMMON CORE
By Phyllis Schlafly
May 18, 2013 -- The national news media haven’t discovered it, but the issue bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before
attended political meetings is Common Core (CC). More precisely, it is the attempt of Barack Obama’s Department of Education
to force all states and schools to adopt specified national education standards for each grade level that will dictate what all kids
learn and don’t learn. EdNews