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by | Sep 27, 2022

Female genital mutilation, the ritualistic cutting or removal of external female genitalia that is associated with Islamic religious beliefs or cultural practice, is almost universally denounced in the United States by both the Left and Right.  The practice is illegal…

by | Sep 9, 2022

A federal judge in Texas ruled Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that insurers must provide free coverage of HIV prevention medications violates a Christian company’s religious liberty and is unconstitutional. Lawyers for the company, Braidwood Management Inc., said…

by | Sep 7, 2022

The Dallas Morning News, longtime home of one of The American Spectator’s most beloved columnists, William Murchison, is on target in its editorial approval of Gov. Greg Abbott’s “Operation Lone Star,” which has been busing illegals out of Texas to…

by | Aug 19, 2022

Any highly publicized election is going to have a juicy soundbite or two, and the midterm elections in Texas appear particularly succulent. Mike Collier, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, told delegates at the Democratic state convention that he intends…

by | Jun 28, 2022

The San Antonio Fire Department discovered at least 50 deceased migrants in an abandoned semi-truck on Monday. The scene was discovered by an office worker who heard cries for help coming from the truck. Sixteen other migrants were rescued from…

by | Jun 22, 2022

Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw testified on Tuesday at a state hearing that Uvalde police officers had sufficient numbers, weaponry, and protection to stop the Robb Elementary School shooter in minutes. Despite this, the shooter was able to continue…

by | Jun 19, 2022

In the long run, the answer might be: not much. But this column warned the Stupid Party Republican crowd in the U.S. Senate not to sell out their voters on guns, and they ignored the advice, and right about now…

by | Jun 15, 2022

The victory of Republican Mayra Flores in a historic Texas Democratic stronghold on Tuesday punctuates President Joe Biden’s problem with Hispanics. His woke agenda appears to be driving them into the arms of Republicans. Born in Mexico, Flores won the…

by | Jun 14, 2022

One of the bright spots for Republicans in the 2020 election was giving House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s majority a buzzcut. Despite expectations that the Democrats would further pad their caucus, then-President Donald Trump’s stronger-than-expected performance helped flip several red and…

by | May 28, 2022

Instead of being confronted at the threshold by an armed police officer, as first reported, news broke on Thursday that Salvador Ramos walked into Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, unimpeded before killing 19 children and 2 adults. He entered…

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