President Obama’s Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Washington, DC  – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions to reduce gun violence and make American communities safer. “Today President Barack Obama took a courageous and much-needed step to help curb America’s problem of gun violence,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “The President has used his legal authority…

A Cleaner Environment

Often, the fact that the Clean Air Act was signed into law in 1970 after passing Congress by a strong bipartisan vote is forgotten. By enacting this landmark legislation, the federal government took a stand for public health and against air pollution. It was a move that was heralded on both sides of the aisle…

Gov. Rick Perry Tours Facility Housing Detainees

WESTLACO- Gov. Rick Perry toured a federal facility housing unaccompanied refugee children, where he received a briefing from federal officials. He also reaffirmed Texas’ commitment to protecting its citizens by securing the Texas-Mexico border, and called for Washington to take actions to help curb the tide of illegal immigrants flowing across the border. “The staggering rise…

Dr. Ben Carson: Worse Than a Bad Nightmare

Earl Ofari Hutchinson  Author & Political Analyst Dr. Ben Carson is worse than a bad nightmare. A nightmare keeps recurring, and recurring and recurring. But at least with a nightmare, you wake up in one piece, with no scratches, bruises, cuts, or injuries. With Carson, though, there’s no end to the torture. The horror is that he…