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Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America! According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card debts from last Christmas. … more
President Trump is looking into giving a free trip to San Francisco, New Orleans or other great American cities to tens of thousands of refugees from Central America. All so he can own the … more
As bad as the pace and scope of the nation's mass shootings have become, with death tallies sometimes counted in the dozens, chances are good that they are only going to get worse.And you can blame … more
Meet "socialist," the hardest-working word in politics in 2019. The single word has helped upstart Democrats attract young and social-curious potential voters, given the paddles of life to … more
Donald Trump did something that seems impossible: He made Jeff Sessions into a sympathetic figure. The firing of Sessions as attorney general on the day after the election made me realize how … more
By shutting down the government, Donald Trump unintentionally gave Democrats the biggest gift possible: Unity. Stunningly, it is a repeat of the exact mistake he made by choosing Obamacare … more
Three in four Americans over 65 live with multiple chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and asthma, and the cost of providing their care is rapidly increasing. Beginning in … more
If seats in the U.S. House of Representatives were allotted by statewide vote totals, Democrats would have 24 more members than the 235 they actually sent to Washington in the 2018 midterm elections. … more

Y’all know that the kind of toxic, partisan rancor on display at the Cedar Park and Leander city council meetings the last few months is not normal. Right?

It’s not normal. In fact, it’s not even done.





It’s not normal. In fact, it’s not even done.


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Our country is facing a national emergency. Not a single credible person in the federal government disputes the fact that foreign actors will continue to attack the infrastructure of our elections … more
We Texans are fiercely independent and like to make our views known. On that, surely, we can agree.Using our First Amendment right to speak out goes hand in hand with access to public information … more
Television's most elegant and articulate anchor, who shepherds what is arguably the nation's most informative nightly news program, continues to toil in relative obscurity. It's not that … more
Some have suggested that the founder of WikiLeaks, who recently was sentenced in Britain to 50 weeks in jail for jumping bail seven years ago, should be viewed as a heroic defender of press freedom … more
I will admit that I have not been the greatest fan of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" over the years. I respected the gentle PBS children's show. But as both as a TV critic and a professor who has … more
Owning a home is the American dream. Another American dream is building a business of your own –using your talents and your grit to become you the master of your own destiny.But our government is … more
I thought Facebook knew too much about me, but it turns out Google is even worse. Google, like Facebook, makes its money by targeting ads at us that reflect our interests and needs. The more … more
Cyntoia Brown was a victim of child sex trafficking who killed her abuser. Jeffrey Epstein was a billionaire serial child sex abuser. Both were convicted and sentenced — in ways that demonstrate … more
Here's how the Opposition Media's beloved "bipartisan cooperation" works among the residents of Incumbentstan here in Washington, DC. Republicans join leftists to proudly pass a "prison reform" bill … more
I have some New Year's resolutions I want various politicians and other officials to make, and so I imagined a stage, dreamed about their getting together and uttering chosen words, and noticed … more
In case you were harboring any doubts over the role immigration will play in the 2020 presidential campaign, the Supreme Court has now all but guaranteed it will be front and center next … more
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