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Ideally, a pregnant minor should tell her parents if she's seeking an abortion. Ideally she should also tell her parents if she plans to continue the pregnancy and if she plans to give up the … more
President Donald Trump scored a significant political and legal victory on Sunday. Attorney General William Barr, in a brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 … more
The late, brilliant comedian Joan Rivers' favorite catchphrase was "Grow up!" It was said in jest, but meant in earnest to wake her shocked audiences from their stupor long enough to realize that her … 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
With America's national debt surpassing a frightening $22 trillion, it makes sense that fewer people are volunteering their hard-earned dough to help reduce it.Since 1961, the Bureau of the Public … more
As the old saying goes, half a loaf is better than none. Today's subject isn't bread baking, it's recent and long overdue Homeland Security Investigations' action against 19 California-based Chinese … more
President Donald Trump loves him some wall. Not the wall of corruption he's surrounded himself with. Not that karmic wall of wasting all his political capital sucking up to superstitious xenophobes. … more
You would think that if the nation were facing a national emergency, the president might get to it a little sooner in his nationally televised address. But Donald Trump was seven paragraphs into his … more
President Donald Trump pushed the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a challenge to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On Friday morning, the court agreed to … more
Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possibility that progressives have overplayed their … more
President Donald Trump called for a bipartisan effort to pass an infrastructure bill in his latest State of the Union speech. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao echoed the same sentiments … more
My Uncle Jimmy would've hated the late-model SUV I rented for a recent trip to New Jersey. I sure did.You see, this modern SUV boasted "smart" technologies designed to keep me safe and happy.It made … 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
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
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
We celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and legacy this week. In these angry and divisive times, we all could benefit by reminding ourselves of his words' truth, civility and wisdom.Too … more
One way to deter harmful recreational drug use by teenagers is to treat them like adults. Rather than simply tell them to "Just Say No" to alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs, it may be more helpful to … more
If you passed Max Acuna on the street or on your way to work, or any one of those hundreds of places where people cross paths every day, you wouldn't give the smartly dressed 30-year-old a second … more
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