Topic: Politics

Ann Richards Caught History Coming and Going

Sept. 13, 2016
Ann Richards

Today marks a decade since former Texas Gov. Ann Richards’ death, and it’s apparent that her politics foreshadowed somedefining characteristics of the current political movement.

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Fear, Self-Inflicted Wounds Have Defined America Since 9/11

Sept. 12, 2016
U.S. Flags

In our economy, our culture and our psyche, the ripple effects have been felt ever since 9/11. Fear has seemed to rule us.

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We Must Make Sure That Democracy Doesn’t Die

Sept. 9, 2016

Both sides of the aisle should agree that American democracy has suffered from our neglect. Democracy will not survive if it is taken for granted.

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Texas Lawmakers Need to Tweak Mortgage Laws

Sept. 1, 2016

Texas lawmakers need to change the law so lenders don't have the right to lock homeowners out of their homes once they miss a few mortgage payments.  

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Both Presidential Candidates’ Reform Plans Lack Specificity

Aug. 19, 2016

Unfortunately for America’s seniors, Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid reform have so far received little attention. That needs to change.

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