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The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

July 28, 2014

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To make Austin like D.C. would be disastrous

In an earlier guest column, a local Republican accused Texas Democrats of wanting Austin to be like Washington, D.C.

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Sunday 07/27/2014
Little Taylor Lake Village needs big protection from coastal surge
Posted: July 27, 2014

Taylor Lake Village is a community with some 3,500 residents on the shores of Clear Lake in the NASA region of the Houston.

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Let’s plan a big Juneteenth celebration for 2015
Posted: July 27, 2014

I have attended Juneteenth meetings in Galveston, Texas City and Hitchcock. Each community has several things in common regarding Juneteenth celebrations, which include a parade, citywide festival and a program unique to their respective cities.

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A sigh from Galveston’s soul
Posted: July 27, 2014

Every now and then, a faint but significant sigh can be heard coming from our island.

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A homecoming for Old Blue
Posted: July 27, 2014

On June 30, I returned home from a pet sitting job here on the island to check in on my four-legged family and my husband. I was sitting in our living room talking to my husband when he yelled “blood.”

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Saturday 07/26/2014
The Texas border must be sealed
Posted: July 26, 2014

On Thursday, I traveled down to McAllen, where I then spent the weekend touring the border with fellow Congressman Louie Gohmert, Sen. Ted Cruz, Glenn Beck, Dana Loesch and various Texas Department of Public Safety officials.

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Workers shouldn’t have to fear wage theft
Posted: July 26, 2014

The best anti-poverty program is a job. It is a truism that is not in the Bible but is held by some to be almost as sacred.

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Friday 07/25/2014
President deserves nation’s support
Posted: July 25, 2014

While the world is experiencing wars and rumors of wars, our congressional leaders are putting on a public spectacle by attempting to sue the president for performing his job.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
CDC report debunks myth about the norovirus on cruise ships
Posted: July 24, 2014

The recent release of a report on norovirus from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time: The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land.

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