House border bill in trouble

From The Hill, By Alexander Bolton07/30/14 09:56 PM EDT
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz

Texas Senator Ted Cruz

An emergency border spending package backed by the House GOP leadership appeared to be in trouble Wednesday evening after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) met with a group of House conservatives.

House conservatives emerging from a late evening meeting in Cruz’s office said they would oppose the $659 million legislation and warned it might fail on the House floor, an embarrassing prospect for the new GOP leadership team.

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Homeland Security Agents Raid Home to Seize Land Rover For Violation of EPA Regulations

Protecting America from the deadly threat posed by vehicles which flout emission standards

From InfoWars.com, by Paul Joseph Watson | July 29, 2014

In another example of how the Department of Homeland Security has expanded far outside the purview of its original function, six vehicles full of DHS agents were required to seize a Land Rover from a couple in Statesville, N.C. due to the fact that the vehicle allegedly violates EPA emission standards.

As part of its mission to “protect the Homeland,” the DHS has been busy seizing imported vehicles that don’t comply with safety and CO2 regulations.

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Does TDLR’s fall short of its commitment?

John Cavenah

John Cavenah

From: John Cavenah <jecavenah@aol.com>

To: executive.director <executive.director@tdlr.texas.gov>

Cc: mary.Winston <mary.Winston@tdlr.texas.gov>

Subject: PTP20140002495

Date: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 9:03 am

Attachments: TOTAL_LOSS_OF_REVENUE_DUE_TO_AG_

EXEMPTIONS_UNDER_20_ACRES.doc (20K),CITY_LIMIT_AG.docx (38K)

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The following statements are copied from the TDLR website as written there.  I think they are a bad joke.

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Coolest Summer On Record In The US

From RealScience.com, Posted on by  – The frequency of 90 degree days in the US has been plummeting for 80 years, and 2014 has had the lowest frequency of 90 degree days through July 23 on record. The only other year which came close was 1992, and that was due to dust in the atmosphere from Mt Pinatubo.

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Municipal board continues talks on service rates

Weatherford DowntownRates on the rise? 

From the Weatherford Democrat, By TYLER MASK, 07/25/14 -

As part of an ongoing discussion, the City of Weatherford Municipal Utilities Board Thursday was taken through part two of the rate-making process for the city’s proposed capital improvement plan. The result of this plan will have a direct impact on utility rates for city customers.

At a special called board meeting on July 8, during the Financial Forecast Model Update, the board decided on 50 percent debt and 50 percent cash for funding for capital improvement plan projects and to have rate increases phase in over a three-year period with projected rates impacting years 2015-2019 – until the next study.

The current system results for rate increases, according to the study conducted by NewGen Strategies and Solutions, are:

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To ease crisis, U.S. may screen young migrants inside Honduras

Meridith Kohut/The New York Times  Migrants ran and climbed aboard a northbound freight train known as “The Beast” as it passed through Tenosique, Mexico, earlier this month.

Meridith Kohut/The New York Times
Migrants ran and climbed aboard a northbound freight train known as “The Beast” as it passed through Tenosique, Mexico, earlier this month.

From the DallasNews.com,  , , Published: 24 July 2014 07:03 PM, Updated: 24 July 2014 11:38 PM

Hoping to stem the recent surge of migrants at the Southwest border, the Obama administration is considering whether to allow hundreds of minors and young adults from Honduras into the United States without making the dangerous trek through Mexico, according to a draft of the proposal.

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Reject the HSUS petition that threatens hunting on public lands!

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protect-your-rightsCall Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and tell her to reject the HSUS petition that threatens hunting on public lands! Call 202-208-3181 and email our pre-written letter to voice your objection.

The future of hunting is under attack! Hornady® Manufacturing urges firearms owners, hunters and sportsmen to call Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and demand she reject a petition filed by the HSUS that seeks to ban hunting with traditional ammunition on public lands.

Report: University of Wisconsin-Madison mulls ‘diversity-based grading’

From EAGnews.org, by Kevin Binversie, 07/21/14 -

MADISON, Wisc. – It sounds crazy on its face, but then again one comes to expect that from UW-Madison. But are they crazy enough to do race-based grading.
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white privilege and prejudiceW. Lee Hansen, a professor emeritus of economics at UW-Madison wrote in an op-ed piece for the John William Hope Pope Center for Higher Education, a North Carolina-based think tank, about the latest “diversity” plan for the UW-System’s flagship school. The plan, completed in May, is your typical left-wing platitudes about commitments to “compositional diversity,” “equity mindedness” “representational equity” and other things for what has become a sacred cow to liberal academia.

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Texas State Senator: 100,000 Illegal Immigrant Gang Members in State

 

Are ‘hobby farmers’ paying their fair share?

Jack Cavenah

Jack Cavenah

by Jack Cavenah

Simple solution: Convince PCAD Board of Directors to institute reasonable requirements for ag exemptions to eliminate “hobby farmers. Join me at their board meeting on the 19th of August at 2:30 pm, and state your case along with me.

Here is some research I just completed:

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