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“This ain’t the Garden of Eden. There ain’t no Heaven above … And things ain’t what they used to be …” — Blue Öyster Cult, “This Ain’t the Summer of Love” I was … more
Text of the speech given to the combined U.S. House and Senate chambers, on the State of the Union, as delivered by me: Madame Speaker, Members of the House and Senate, distinguished guests, … more
I remember full well the Disney shows on Sunday that focused on technology and progress. I also read quite a bit about the world being promised flying cars by this time, although to be honest, … more
A conversation last week with a coworker reminded me of one of the chief problems I have with “social justice” and political correctness, and the fact that both are ramping up to hitherto … more
Dear Editor: I’m a year late in writing this, but once again, our Madison County Courthouse must take the prize for the absolute worst-decorated courthouse in Texas. I don’t know who is in … more
In my book, 2018 is going down as the year of the tantrum. If ever there was a year with so much unnecessary (and largely unsubstantiated) hatred aimed at just about every segment of society, … more
The immigration fight is ramping up again — or still, it seems — and the positions are such that the words “government shutdown” are being bandied about again. Good. Let’s do … more
Anyone that has any notion that the Democrats have an insidious agenda regarding this country should probably pay a little closer attention to the news, yes, even the massively biased national … more
To the Editor: Over the past few weeks, the members of Madisonville Fire and Rescue conducted its first holiday toy drive. Thanks to the residents and some businesses for making this an … more
Part of what makes the holidays so enjoyable, particularly to me, is that the songs, movies and other media bring me back to a simpler time, one that made sense and one that put others ahead of … more
The political landscape lately has been exhausting to the point of madness. The hate, trolling, half-informed spewings of just about everybody has really been soul-deadening. So to start … more
There’s an old adage that people throw around to denote both inevitability and, well, slowness. Christmas is coming. You’ve probably used it on someone — “I’m coming! I’m … more
There’s lots of turmoil in the world and even our country today. A lot of that I’ve even touched on here. You know, there’s the nonsense with the latest election, especially in Florida. … more
The biggest question in my mind in the latter half of election week was not how Texas Republicans could lose long-time seats in the House to Democrats, or why Ted Cruz didn’t have a better … more
I’ve made many a comment about being proud to be the son of an immigrant. My heritage is important, you see, but not as important as the rights and citizenship I enjoy as an American. For … more
For the second time this year, a caravan of people is headed toward the southern U.S. border, and the country has pitched camps on each side of this issue. Frankly, I’m not sure why it’s … more
In all of my world travels, the longest I’ve ever lived in one place was in New Mexico, where I spent 35 years after my father retired from the Air Force. (No offense meant to my latest … more
In case you missed it, last week passed, and along with it, the deadline to register to vote in the November general election. Early voting will start this coming Monday, Oct. 22. According … more
The current groupthink that has taken over the nation is Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation circus. Trump should sell popcorn to everyone watching this slugfest; it could help shave the national … more
A funny thing happened last week as I was looking for a topic that was 180 degrees from the garbage we’ve been subject to in the news and, sadly, in premiering tele-vision shows. I … more
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