The border wall/government shutdown fight, version 2.0, is heating up in Washington. Congress and the president are attempting to find a solution to, you guessed it, the border wall and government funding.
Of all the priorities of the state legislature, scheduling a college football game would seemingly be last on the list on the Governor’s top issues and goals for the new legislative session. But think again.
It's wrong to jump to conclusions without demanding more information, wrong for taking the bait on social media from sources of questionable origin, and wrong to takes sides and create yet another wall between valid debate and discussion – discussion without division.
Nearly one in five high school Seniors have used e-cigs in the past month. Additionally, the study reported that in just one year, the percent of students using e-cigs or vaping increased by eighty-seven percent.
he world is full of conspiracy theories that, for the most part, are harmless. Things like the Apollo moon landings, the JFK assassination, the 911 attacks, all have substantial data suggesting that reality is not what we have been told.
Years ago, we used to see abducted or missing persons’ pictures printed on milk cartons. Now, we have social media, cell phones and mobile news apps delivering notifications of Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts.
Nations cheat and absolute monarchies can be corrupt. We see a measure of this with the Saudi’s who were once thought to be international friends and now killing a member of the press in their consulate in Turkey.
It is no surprise that we are weathering the storm of political divide in America. Some would say it started with President Obama and some would say President Trump started it, but it may have happened more organically than many would admit.
The name Sacha Baron Cohen may not instantly ring a bell, but you have probably seen some of his work. He is an actor who has appeared in several comedy movies such a Talladega Nights, the animated series Madagascar and even the movie musical Les Miserables.
President Trump rolled out products from every state during a ceremony recognizing his Made in America campaign. This is the second year of promoting the message of buying products manufactured in America.
Recently, the founder and Chairman of pizza giant Papa John's resigned amid a controversy where he used a racial slur during a company conference call. Now, John Schnatter fully admits he used the term but contends it was taken out of context.
Hopes for a repeat by an East Texas team in the Little League World Series were dashed recently when the Pineywoods Little League team was found to be in violation of the rules and therefore ineligible to move forward in the tournament, ending a solid season.
As we reflect on the birth of our country this week, we have all hopefully paused to give thanks for America. While we remain divided on many topics, and protest marches seem to be the order of the day, we should truly focus on what our democracy is and that is a reflection of the will of the people.