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Experience the might of a Texas Friday night

THE HIGH SCHOOL —Workers are getting ready for the most important part of Texas’ high schools’ autumn term. No, not math or English or even homeroom. It’s football, of course. CBS newsman and native Texan Bob Schieffer once observed, “In Texas, the week begins on Friday nights.” Drive across our state on a fall Friday […]

Experience the might of a Texas Friday night

Texas taxpayers ready young men to play college football and then they go somewhere else.

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THE OFFICE WALL — Here is a veteran’s medal reading “Forrest Cavalry Corps.” Belonged to an ancestor. Other old photos, plus books and family stories reflect our past, but maybe the South won’t rise again. Schools are changing their names from Rebels to Mavericks, no one plays “Dixie” anymore, and the Emancipation Proclamation seems to […]

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Get a boot that fits, unless you’re running for President

As for why Texans love their boots, even though few ride horses to work, I found the answer.

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We won’t turn our back on these refugees

One perfectly logical reason these newcomers give for their trip is their country’s corruption, inefficiency and callousness. That is undeniable.

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Even the garbage people aren’t accepting used TVs

Like many other aspects of our lives, it is easier and often cheaper to replace than repair.

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Hot here? Go visit Seymour

Right now, however, we are suffering through the Dog Days of Summer. The season begins each year about July 3 and ends on Aug. 11.

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For those who have forgotten, this is what a newspaper looks like

Yes, newspapers are supposedly going the way of a balanced budget and those of your generation who still say “sir” and “m’aam.”

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When’s the last time a member of Congress knocked at your door?

The Congressman had a different set of priorities than his constituents. He lost touch. He succeeded in being a power in the Capitol, but forgot why he was sent there.

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Lock, stock at Cracker Barrel

I am not alone in this battle for freedom, liberty and the American Way of Fright, because there is a movement to revise Texas gun laws.

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