The only completed section of the Trans Texas Corridor (TTC) — funded with a Public Private Partnership (PPP) — has experienced ongoing financial trouble in 2014, with no sign of a let-up.
Sean Parnell's new book, The Self-Pay Patient, explains how to find affordable care outside conventional insurance, and how to opt out of ObamaCare.
In its opening weekend, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s new Son of God film topped $26.5 million, to mixed reviews.
The CVS Caremark drugstore chain announced it will discontinue tobacco sales later this year — a decision praised by President Obama as advancing his anti-smoking agenda.
The effort known as the North American Union (NAU) speeds ahead under the names of the TPP and TTIP, undeterred by the death of Robert Pastor, the "Father of the NAU."
Texas Republican and fiscal conservative Debra Medina, wildly popular among constitutionalists, is running for the state comptroller’s office in 2014. She has an impressive pedigree in the Republican Party, having garnered 19 percent of the 2010 primary vote against Rick Perry and former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
While Texas’ 83rd Legislature might go down in state history as one of the most colorful, it didn't start out that way.
The graveyard of American businesses is receiving another occupant. Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania-based apparel manufacturer FesslerUSA, over 100 years old, is closing its doors. The company, founded in 1900, began by producing cotton underwear, and most recently has marketed private-label fashion knitwear. Its all-American approach to business reflected the values and ingenuity that made American capitalism thrive.
Texas has a problem. It is incumbent on the Lone Star State, along with New Mexico, Arizona, and California to secure the nation’s southern border when federal resources fail. Of these states, Texas has the lion’s share — over 1,200 of the border’s total of nearly 2,000 miles. It is the most frequently crossed border in the world with nearly 350 million annual crossings. Protection of the border has become a political prize, with all sides claiming to have the answer, and the will, to get the job done. But Texans on the front line aren’t buying it.
Take surveillance cameras, for instance. It turns out that Texas is using, not high-tech devices, but inferior modified wildlife cameras for its border security needs.
North Carolina Representative Sue Myrick (R) has been very vocal in warning of a Hezbollah presence in Mexico, and in urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to step up surveillance of terrorists there. She joins a host of concerned Americans who are worried about the porosity of the nation’s southern border-and continually cautions that border issues aren’t just about immigrants seeking a better life, but about easy access that terrorists have to America.