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Sens. Cruz, Sullivan, Colleagues Fight Biden White House Efforts to Curtail Domestic Mining, and Jobs

Senator Ted Cruz & Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska,) along with several of their Republican colleagues sent a letter to the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC) about its proposed changes to regulations to re-classify “mining” projects for coverage under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. President Donald Trump had added mining industries to the list to boost the economy and bring supply chains home.

11.06.2023
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ERINAKES: There's Now Even More Shenanigans in Special Election Race for Texas House District 2

Well, the fight between the out-of-district "Monied Elites" and the voters of East Texas' House District 2 is heating up. I've learned that Sen. Ted Cruz has now been given some shocking information from some upset Texas Congressmen who are concerned he may have been misled in giving his endorsement. And then there's the question about a Ken Paxton staffer criticizing his fellow Republicans while on the state payroll.

11.03.2023
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As Middle East Violence Grows, Arrests from FBI's 'Terror Watch List' Hits 100-Year High for Illegal Border Crossings

“It only took 19 al Qaeda operatives to kill nearly 3,000 Americans on Sept. 11th. Many, many times that number of terrorists have surely crossed our Southern Border since Joe Biden took office," said Sen. Tom Cotton, after newly released figures showed a dramatic increase in the number of individuals on the FBI's "Terrorist Watch List" were being arrested as they tried to enter the country illegally.

11.02.2023
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ERINAKES: Here's the Shenanigans Going On In the Special Election Race for Texas House District 2

“I trust people much more than the ruling class,“ Congressman and former Texas Legislator Pat Fallon once told me. But if you're trying to decide who to vote for, how do you vet candidates in terms of background and suitability for office? It’s hard to do – and today's voters often find ourselves listening to the messaging that's purchased by out of area elite donors. Such is the case in the Special Election race for House District 2 in East Texas.

11.01.2023
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After Action by Texas & Other States, is Wall Street Seeing the Light on ESG?

For several years top Republican policymakers in Texas and across the nation have taken hard stances and put their constituents and state's investment funds first by pushing back on the so-called Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) issues. As a result, it appears there's new evidence to indicate that Wall Street firms have started to change their behavior.

10.26.2023
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Illegal Middle East Immigrants Arrested at U.S. Border Over Past 10 Days: Sen. Daines

"Since the first of October – in just the last 10 days – Border Patrol Agents have apprehended individuals from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya. Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and Yemen," said Sen. Steve Daines following his Wednesday visit to South Texas' Rio Grande Valley.

10.19.2023
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Is It All Downhill From Here for Joe Biden?

A g​​​​​​​rowing number of Democrats are coming to the realization that Joe Biden is losing – or has already lost – an unrecoverable amount of altitude on the U.S. economy, inflation, foreign affairs, and his health. It's confirmed by more and more left-leaning pundits calling for him to step aside. Some Democrats still say they've yet to panic, but they should – Mr. Biden’s position will likely only deteriorate further this winter. 

10.13.2023
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Under Biden, 1,000s of Mostly Middle Eastern 'Special Interest Aliens' Caught Crossing into U.S.: Border Patrol

The term “Special Interest Aliens” is used by the U.S. Government to refer to people trying to illegally enter the United States from countries that favor or harbor terrorism and, therefore, pose potential national security threats.​​​​ The most current internal Customs & Border Protection data shows that 1,000s of “Special Interest Aliens” – from mostly Middle Eastern Countries – have been apprehended during the last two years of Joe Biden's presidency.

10.12.2023
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'No ID's for Illegals Act' Introduced by Cong. McCaul, Van Drew & Others

"Cities like New York have already allowed non-citizens to vote – and we're closer to allowing them to vote in our Federal Elections," said Cong. Claudia Tenney (R-NY.) "It's incomprehensible to think we'd reward criminal behavior by granting those in the country illegally an ID that all but legitimizes their presence – and is intended to be used in ways beyond their immigration proceedings," said the bill's author, Texas Cong. Michael McCaul.

10.11.2023
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DICKEY: It’s Time Medicare Offered Obese Americans Assistance

​​​​​​​In 2013 the American Medical Association acknowledged obesity as a disease requiring treatment and prevention. With nearly 42% of Americans grappling with obesity and its related risks – heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, mental health issues and increased vulnerability to COVID-19 – it's a disease we can no longer afford to ignore.

09.29.2023
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White House Sends Letter Advising Media Execs to Attack Impeachment Effort

With the media industry already under scrutiny for years worth of advocacy & biased coverage creating the appearance of a State-run de facto Media, a recent letter by Joe Biden's White House Legal Counsel called for major outlets to “ramp up their scrutiny” of House Republicans prior to the House proceedings that began today. It was not appropriate.

09.28.2023
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Texans Pay $8.6 Billion in Credit Card Swipe Fees, but Could Save $1.4 Billion from Bill Before Congress

U.S. consumers pay the highest Credit Card Swipe Fees in the industrialized world. And as Americans face rampant inflation and higher costs for everyday goods & services, the last thing consumers need is higher credit card fees. But new legislation that could be voted on by the U.S. Senate this week aims to significantly reduce the skyrocketing fees.

09.27.2023
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Elon Musk to Visit Eagle Pass, the Epicenter of the Southern Border Crisis

"I spoke with Rep. Tony Gonzales — he confirmed it's a serious issue. They are being overwhelmed by unprecedented numbers — just hit an all-time high and still growing!" wrote Musk on his social media platform X, formerly Twitter. As Customs & Border Protection reported the highest monthly number in history, 304,162, "Am going to visit Eagle Pass (Texas) later this week to see what's going on for myself," said Musk.

09.27.2023
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Dallas's Democrat Mayor Eric Johnson Defects to Texas GOP, saying ‘American Cities Need Republicans’

"The number of Republican Mayors leading the Nation’s 10 Largest Cities has increased from zero, to one. But it's clear the nation & its cities have reached a time for choosing," said Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, announcing his decision. "My very good friend, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced he's switching to the Republican Party. He's a good man – Welcome to our party," said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

09.22.2023
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5 Facts Compel the Biden Impeachment Inquiry: Why the House of Representatives has No Alternative

Any suggestion that the Biden corruption scandal evidence gathered by the U.S. House of Representatives so far doesn't meet the standard for an inquiry into impeachable offenses is nothing more than willful blindness. From dozens of shell companies & accounts transferring millions to Biden family members, to undeniable evidence showing influence-peddling of "the brand," consider just 5 established facts.

09.21.2023
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Ag Commish Sid Miller: 'It's Outrageous EPA is Implementing WOTUS Without Public Input'

"The negative impacts of this rule are tremendous. We will continue to fight for the rights of Texas' Farmers & Ranchers,” said Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller after President Biden's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bypassed Standard Public Comment Period protocol to issue a "Final Rule" for implementation of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Program without citizen input.

09.20.2023
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HAZARD: Democrat, Biden Electric Vehicle Demands Spell Fewer Jobs in Future Amid Historic UAW Strike

Ford President & CEO Jim Farley suggested last week – ahead of the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike – that his company couldn’t pay workers what they wanted because of the company's rapidly growing costs of transitioning to Electric Vehicles. Earlier this summer Ford announced they expect to lose a staggering $4.5 billion on electric vehicles this year, up from the initial $3 billion loss forecast earlier in the year.

09.18.2023
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TURLEY: White House Sends Marching Orders Letter to Media: “Ramp Up the Scrutiny” Against Biden's Impeachment

The most chilling fact is, this came from the White House Counsel’s Office. ​​​​​​​This is not the Press Office, but a Counsellor to the President calling on the nation's media to “ramp up their scrutiny” and form a unified front against House Republicans impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden. And, the White House shows no reluctance or concern in making such an open pitch.

09.14.2023
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Texas Legislative Rural Caucus Highlights Online Connectivity Importance for Texas Families

With Congress now back in session in Washington, D.C., a recent Texas Legislative Rural Caucus letter to Sen. Ted Cruz highlights the importance of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program that has transitioned into the Affordable Connectivity Program. It's a program designed to benefit rural communities across Texas, and the families who live there.

09.12.2023
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If Removing Donald Trump from a State's Ballot Depends on State Law, It's a Case for Supreme Court to Consider

A federal judge earlier this month – Obama appointee Judge Robin L. Rosenberg – dismissed a lawsuit brought by a Florida attorney that attempted to disqualify Donald Trump from running for president (under the 14th Amendment) for allegedly fomenting "an insurrection" after the 2020 Election. Mr. Trump, however, has not been charged with "insurrection," nor convicted of any crime.

09.11.2023
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