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GINGRICH: Honoring & Remembering Our Heroes this Memorial Day

As then-Governor Ronald Reagan wisely said at his 1967 gubernatorial inaugural address, “Freedom is a fragile thing – and it’s never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by way of inheritance; It must be fought for, and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people.” First observed as "Decoration Day" in 1868 to pay tribute to the Union & Confederate soldiers who died during the Civil War, it's a day to honor the 1 million-plus Americans who've laid down their lives in combat since the founding of our nation.

05.24.2024
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Army Futures Command CG to Participate in Museum of the Pacific's Memorial Day Ceremony

“It's our tradition, and is always special to have an Active-Duty individual present to talk about the meaning of Memorial Day, especially someone with General Rainey’s extensive experience and present service as the Commanding General of the Army’s Futures Command,” said Gen. Mike Hagee, USMC (Ret.), President & CEO of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, announcing that Gen. James E. Rainey, Commanding General (CG,) Army Futures Command will provide the keynote address at the Nimitz Foundation's National Museum on May 27th from 10:30 to 11:35.  

05.24.2024
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Don't Miss 4 Memorial Day Ceremonies at Texas' State Veterans Cemeteries

Texans are invited to drive through the following four Texas State Veterans Cemeteries that will be open 24 hours a day from Friday, May 24th through Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th. The “Avenue of Flags” will be lit throughout each night, as will as the headstones of those killed or Missing In Action who are interred at the cemetery. Help honor those who gave their lives, as we express our profound gratitude to the fallen men & women who bravely served in America’s Armed Forces and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

05.24.2024
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Cong.. Tony Gonzales Secures Key Wins for Texas Veterans & Military Installations 

“After serving for 20 years in the U.S. Navy, I now have the honor of serving our nation in the U.S. Congress. South and West Texas contain vital Military Installations & VA Facilities, and is home to many veterans and military families. So I’m proud to announce that this 2025 Military Construction & Veterans Funding Bill contains incredible wins for the communities I represent,” said Cong. Gonzales, after he successfully advanced a number of critical funding priorities for military installations, servicemembers, and veterans across the 23rd District and Texas.

05.24.2024
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Loose Talk About the End of Everything

After a recent summit between new partners China and Russia, General Secretary Xi Jinping and Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin issued an odd one-sentence communique: "There can be no winners in a nuclear war and it should never be fought." No one would disagree, even though several officials of both hypocritical governments have previously threatened their neighbors with nuclear attacks.

05.24.2024
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Who’s Profiting from Education Spending In Texas? Ft. Worth ISD Spent $10,197,289.95 on Lobbyists, Consultants & Legal Expenses

Ahead of next Tuesday's Run-Off Elections in Texas, many Texans are being told that various schools or ISD's are running large budget deficits – which means local Superintendents are being looked at for their district’s fiscal mismanagement practices. But looking behind the curtain, Private Vendor “Consultants” or “Lobbyists” in too many ISDs are pocketing millions of your school tax dollars – while Students & Teachers are being told “there’s not enough money.” Here's just a few examples.

05.23.2024
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Sen. Ted Cruz, Mayor Ron Nirenberg to Hold Press Conference Outlining Next Steps on Non-Stop Flight to San Antonio

On Friday, May 24th, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will hold a press conference to highlight the FAA Reauthorization Act becoming law and how it will connect San Antonio International Airport (SAT) with a nonstop flight into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, along with aviation and community leaders, will join Sen. Cruz to discuss the benefits of this legislation for the residents of Military City, USA, and outline the next steps for bringing a direct flight from Washington, D.C. to San Antonio.

05.23.2024
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Senate Passes Cruz Resolution Blocking Biden Rule Against Gas Furnaces

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after the Senate voted in a bipartisan manner to pass a resolution he authored disapproving of a Department of Energy rule on gas furnace efficiency standards. The rule would effectively ban non-condensing gas furnace models, dramatically increasing costs for American families.

05.23.2024
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Gov. Abbott Adds More Counties to Disaster Declaration for Severe Storms

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has added Calhoun, Delta, Jones, and Lamar Counties to the state’s Disaster Declaration for counties impacted by severe storms and flooding that began on April 26th. Additional counties may be added as damage assessments are completed. Additionally, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an additional portion of the Governor’s request for FEMA Individual Assistance programs.

05.23.2024
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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available in Seven Counties Impacted by Recent Severe Weather, Flooding 

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is now accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that began on April 26. Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration on May 15, 2024, which included a request for DUA benefits in seven counties. Under the May 17, 2024, Presidential Disaster Declaration, workers and self-employed individuals in Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, and Walker Counties who have been unable to work due to damage sustained from the severe weather may be eligible for DUA benefits.

05.23.2024
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ELDER: Yes, Joe Biden's Black Lies Do Matter

How many unarmed black men did the police kill in 2019? Fifty percent of Americans thought police killed 1,000 or more, while 8% thought police killed 10,000 or more. What did those who self-describe themselves as "liberal" think? Thirty-nine percent thought the police killed 1,000 or more, and 5% thought the police killed 10,000 or more. The actual number, according to the Washington Post database, was 12 – and the police kill more unarmed whites than unarmed blacks.

05.23.2024
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STUDY: With 10%-27% of Non-Citizen Adults in U.S. Illegally Registered to Vote, November's Election Could be Altered

Roughly 1.0 million to 2.7 million Non-Citizens will illegally vote in the 2024 Presidential & Congressional Elections this year – unless stronger integrity measures are implemented. That's the conclusion of a newly released report from the Just Facts Research Group, which says that since between 10%-27% of Non-Citizen Adults in the U.S. are illegally registered to vote, the following facts prove there are currently wide enough openings for the results of November's Election to be altered.

05.22.2024
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Over Half of Americans Are Worried They Can't, Won’t Achieve Financial Security in Retirement

With "the Economy & Inflation" at the top of everyone's list of concerns this year, a recent study found that 79% of Americans now believe there's a "Retirement Crisis – up 12% from 2020. While nearly every American has paid into Social Security – with the understanding we'll eventually reap those benefits – many Americans are growing increasingly concerned about their retirement savings. The reality may be daunting, but the private sector offers solutions to the government’s uncertainty.

05.22.2024
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With Biden's Border Patrol Busing Illegal Immigrants Into the Country, What’s the Point of Being a U.S. Citizen?

What’s the point of acquiring American citizenship when Illegal Aliens have more rights than citizens? The best part of being illegal is, you can commit a violent crime – and LITERALLY get away with it. Yet another illegal immigrant – released into the U.S. after crossing the border illegally – has been arrested in Florida and charged with Sexually Assaulting an 11-year-old girl. He's facing multiple charges, including Sexual Battery on a person under 12 – but here's the kicker...

05.22.2024
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Governor Abbott Announces Over $44 Million In Grants To Serve Veterans And Their Families

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) today announced over $44 million in Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grants that will be distributed among 181 organizations across the state. Approved by TVC Commissioners at their meeting last week, FVA grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations and local government agencies throughout Texas that provide direct services to veterans and their families. This is the largest amount of grant funding awarded in the history of the TVC and is anticipated to serve more than 41,000 veterans and their families.

05.21.2024
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Cong. Weber Announces Major Army Corps of Engineers Funding for Texas Coastal Project

“The Texas Gulf Coast is home to millions of people, countless homes and jobs, and numerous refineries. It's imperative we get the Coastal Texas Project completed as soon as possible, and this is a great step in the right direction,” said U.S. Rep. Randy Weber, announcing the allocation of federal funding to advance the Coastal Texas Project, also known locally as the "Ike Dike" or the Coastal Spine along the Bolivar Peninsula and West Bay Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Shoreline.  

05.21.2024
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Comm. Buckingham Encourages Texans to Utilize GLO's Texas Beach Watch Program During 2024 Beach Season

"As Land Commissioner – and a Texan who lived on our coast for over a decade – I'm committed to preserving and protecting Texas beaches, and a vital part of this mission is monitoring water quality for the safety of beachgoers, coastal communities, and marine habitats," said Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham, inviting Texans to utilize the Texas General Land Office's "Texas Beach Watch Resource" during the 2024 Beach Season. The Beach Watch Program provides weekly updates on beach water quality.

05.21.2024
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The Left’s Funny Definition of Fascism

According to weirdos, Donald Trump’s likely return to the White House will usher in an age of fascism unprecedented in American history, which is odd since a Trump presidency was recently precedent in American history, and that interregnum of constitutional governance brought us our only respite from nascent fascism – as defined by people who know what fascism is – in the last fifteen years or so. We heard this in 2016, too, and in 2020 as well.

05.21.2024
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