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TURLEY: Child 'Gender Transitioning' Event at Univ. of North Texas 'Cancelled' by Protesters?

The Young Conservatives of Texas at the Univ. of North Texas recently wanted to hold an event entitled “Criminalize Child Transitions.” They drew a crowd of protesters, outsiders, whose tactics are certainly consistent with the violent group known as Antifa. At its base, that movement (yes, even in Texas,) is at war with free speech – defining the right to "free speech" itself as a tool of "oppression."

03.09.2022
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Ukraine Civilian Casualties are Likely 5 Times Higher than U.N.'s Reports

"Our analysis indicates that almost all of the attacks (of artillery, missiles and aircraft attacks,) have been in front of Russian Ground Troops to support ground operations. There's no 'strategic' air campaign that we can see," said one of the three senior U.S. officials quoted. Said another of the officers, ​​​​"No one in Russia is twisting into a pretzel to avoid civilian deaths. We're not yet even seeing the worst of it."

03.09.2022
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STATE REP. HUNTER: Passed by Congress in 1987, March Serves as 'Women’s History Month'

The National Women’s History Alliance selects a theme and chooses women to honor each March as part of "Women’s History Month." Its evolved from the very first "Women’s History Week" that took place in 1979, and this year’s theme is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” which is a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic.

03.03.2022
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CRAYMER: Voters, Beware of Candidates Bearing False Promises of Tax Relief

Many states rely on the “3-Legged Stool” of Property, Sales and Income taxes. Texas, thankfully, has only two of those legs, but the price we pay for the lack of an Income Tax is higher Sales & Property Taxes. If Texas’ tax system became a one-legged stool of sales tax, that Sales Tax would be in the stratosphere.

03.01.2022
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YORK: Of Course They Spied on Trump, But New Revelation Is – It Was a 2-Track Operation

There's been ample evidence to say that the FBI spied on candidate Donald Trump's campaign — but on Friday we learned about another type of spying from Special Counsel John Durham's investigation and Court Filing. Durham reported that secret internet traffic data was "mined" from the Executive Office of the President of the United States and "exploited" after Trump was elected.

02.16.2022
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Gov. Abbott Gives Update on Texas’ Response to Winter Weather Across State

Governor Greg Abbott reported that 27 State Agencies are responding to the impact of the storm to ensure that Texans have the support and resources they need to stay safe. Importantly, Abbott also noted that the Texas power grid is fully functioning and continues to be reliable. 

02.04.2022
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70% of Americans Now Say: We’ve Grown Tired of the CoronaVirus Talk & It’s Time to ‘Get On with Our Lives'

Two years into the COVID-19 Pandemic, “Fully 7 in 10 Americans (70%) agree that ‘it’s time we accept Covid is here to stay and we just need to get on with our lives’ – including 65% of those who say they've not been infected,” says a new Monmouth University Poll that concludes, "They’ve grown tired of all the CoronaVirus talk and are equally tired of all the CoronaVirus clampdowns.”

02.03.2022
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Gov. Abbott: Ahead of Severe Winter Weather Approaching, Here's an Update on Texas’ Response

"Texas is working around the clock to respond robustly to the substantial winter storm that's expected to impact our state over the coming days. Every state agency is in close communication and coordination to provide resources and valuable information to keep Texans safe," said Gov. Abbott earlier today as he was joined by representatives from more than 12 State Agencies to provide a Statewide Response Briefing.

02.02.2022
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Gov. Abbott: With 13,059,600 Jobs, Texas Smashes All-Time Record for Job Creation

"Thanks to employers large and small, the future of Texas shines bright with the best workforce in America," said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today while announcing that the state of Texas had hit another all-time record for job creation by reaching 13,059,600 total jobs, surpassing all previous employment highs.

01.21.2022
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Just 26% Say U.S. Headed in Right Direction, while 68% Disagree says Rasmussen Reports

While President Biden's daily "Job Approval" rating is down to just 38%, voter's "Economic Confidence" in Rasmussen's latest poll is down nearly 2% from December's already low numbers. And, most voters even say they believe the U.S. Senate’s filibuster is such an “important distinction” between the U.S. House and Senate that it is worth preserving.

01.17.2022
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As Inflation Surges to 40-Year High, Everyday Expenses of Food, Housing & Used Autos Lead the Increase

As Consumer Prices increased by the the largest annual rate since June 1982, experts now say they fear a wage-price spiral could raise costs even more in the future – heaping further pressure on President Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats to address what has become the biggest threat to the U.S. economy in decades. Home Food Prices have risen 6.5% over the last 12 months.

01.12.2022
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Not a Majority Yet, but Hispanics are Walking Away from Democrats in Startling Numbers

President Joe Biden's support has eroded more among Hispanic Voters than any other racial group. While Biden won 63% of Hispanic voters in 2020, a recent Wall Street Journal Poll shows that Hispanic voters would split their vote in a 2024 rematch if the vote were taken today – 44% for Biden and 43% for Trump. And believe it or not, it gets worse from there.

01.03.2022
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STATE REP. HUNTER: Here's How Texans Can Equip Their Homes for Winter

Fortunately, the State of Texas has a program known as the Weatherization Assistance Program to help Texans properly equip our homes for the winter months. To do this, the program provides assistance with installing weatherization-related materials and making other minor home repairs, as well as providing helpful home safety tips.

12.28.2021
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After Inflation Soars by 39-Year Record Rate, American's 'Expectations' for More Surges to New High

With consumer prices and annual inflation rates reaching near 40-year highs of 6.8% in November, AmericaNs are bracing for the highest level of inflation in nearly a decade during 2022 as nationwide fears for inflation accelerated at a new record high rate in November. And, the Labor Department announced that the recent Food & Energy price increases were the fastest 12-month gains seen in over 13 years.

12.23.2021
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Gov. Abbott Provides Additional $38.4 Million for Operation Lone Star Border Funding

​​​​​​​"This additional funding will strengthen our response to the Border Crisis and ensure that our Law Enforcement & Local Partners have the resources they need to keep our communities safe in the federal government's absence," said Gov, Greg Abbott, announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will award an additional $38.4 million for the Texas Border Sheriff Coalition and law enforcement, jail operations, and court administration to support Operation Lone Star (OLS).

12.21.2021
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MARCUS: As Border Grows Deadlier by the Day, Will Biden Admit His Policies are Getting Americans Killed

People are dying, and President Biden not only has no plan to stop it, he doesn’t even seem to care. Two Hispanic Texas women – a 59 year old mother and her 21 year old daughter who were sitting in their car at a Stop Sign last Saturday morning, going about their daily lives – were killed at 11:30am by an Illegal Immigrant Smuggler, T-Boned while Joe Biden’s Immigration & Border Policies are failing. Their families, former Law Enforcement Officials.

12.17.2021
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From 50% to 38% – Independent Voter Ratings Plunge for Biden's Handling of COVID-19 Pandemic

Biden's decline has occurred mainly in the states he won in 2020. A 60% majority of Americans say they feel “worn out” by how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives, and 45% feel “angry” about it. And perhaps most important politically, support for Face Mask & Workplace Vaccine Mandates has declined since the fall when the Delta Variant started to dominate.

12.15.2021
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Voters Pessimistic About Biden’s Leadership Abilities, Inflation & the Economy says WSJ Election Preview Poll

Heading into the 2022 Mid-Term Election Year, voters are lacking confidence in President Biden's leadership abilities, are concerned about Inflation, the economy and the Democrat Party's "agenda," and are pessimistically running short of patience on all of the above according to new Wall Street Journal Poll. A whopping 63% of voters say the country has "gone off-track" just nine months into Biden's presidency.

12.08.2021
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1st Amendment Rights at Risk in Tuesday's Bexar County Sealing Hearing: 'The Public’s Right to Know'

Industry experts warn of the dispute’s broad potential impact on Internet Protocol (IP) Standards, American innovation, business collaboration – even simpler areas of basic technological advancement. Its the latest in a multi-year lawsuit between title company Amrock (formerly Title Source) and real estate analytics company HouseCanary regarding trade secret mis-appropriation.

12.06.2021
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As Evidence Emerges of Hidden Union Payments, are Kroger's Houston Food Workers at Odds with Leadership?

"We're focused on pushing to give them a $56 million investment in pay and wages, and really this comes down to – during a pandemic – that our associates should be taken care of health care wise," said Laura Gump, president of Kroger's Houston division in a recent interview with Houston's ABC-13. "We are going to continue fighting for them, because at the end of the day, they're the ones doing the tough work in our stores," said Gump.

12.06.2021
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02.06.2023

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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02.06.2023
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02.02.2023
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