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Happy Texas Independence Day

If this speech from “The Alamo” doesn’t give you chills, I’d find it hard to believe you’re of Texas. Share

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Hypnotic? Maybe

This video of an anemone’s spawning caught my eye today in the twittersphere.  Share

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Construction Industry “Bandits” Are “Tearing at the Fabric of our Nation” VIDEO

After I posted my thoughts on blue collar workers, this is one of the comments I received from a reader: “It is not just the academic types who devalue blue collar labor but corporate number crunchers who assume one set of hands is as good as another when it comes to these sorts of jobs […]

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Tuesday Morning Reading: May the Best Ad Win

As we get closer to the May 29th primary, there are some really effective political ads and there are some that fall into the “questionable” category.  Share

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The Value of Blue Collar Work

The economy has been top of mind for me following my recent experience with unemployment.  After all the drama and support I received from all sides, there came the simple issue of what I will do to feed my family and keep a roof over our heads. I don’t have a college education but I […]

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Mayor of Laredo Accepts Apology After Insulting Video Goes Viral

A woman caused quite a stir online by saying the border town of Laredo “sucks” and “thank God I wasn’t born here.”  That video, which got more than 20 thousand hits in just two days, amounts to a long, rambling rant from Sarah Walls about how she wishes she’d never moved to Laredo from Colorado. Share

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Lobbying the “Super Committee” (Audio & Video)

If you missed it, I reported to Keith Garvin on CBS 11 News that people I’m talking to are really nervous about this so-called “Super Committee” created by the debt deal struck this week by President Obama and leaders in Congress. Share

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Braddock TV: The Difference Between a Problem and a Crisis

I got a lot of reaction to this week’s segment on CBS 11 News.  Some of it was positive.  Some was negative.  I was talking about the fact that the Tea Party is driving the agenda in Washington right now when it comes to the debt ceiling debate and whether the United States will go […]

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Braddock TV: Tea Party GOP Sent to DC to Stir Pot, Not Knock it Over

On CBS 11 this afternoon, I talked with Keith Garvin about the latest on the debt fight in Washington, Governor Perry’s feeling of being “called” to run for president, and more.  Take a look: Share

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Too Many Hispanics in the Texas Legislature? AUDIO & VIDEO

A well known immigration activist has come under fire for suggesting the reason Texas hasn’t passed an Arizona-style immigration crackdown is there are too many Hispanics in the legislature.  Share

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