Category Archives: Parker County Issues

When Pastors Fail Their People

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Very recently, another two high-profile pastors were exposed for moral failure in their ministries.
I share this essay more as a reminder to myself than anyone else that this could happen to anybody — including me. Whenever I hear a story like this, it scares me as much for myself as it does for anybody else. There have been times and seasons when I, too, have been — or at least felt — on the edge of moral compromise. In my worst moments and seasons, I have had the abrasiveness of Moses, the victim posture of Jonah, the wrongful ambition of Simon the sorcerer, the self-righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, the cowardice of Peter, and the cluelessness of the twelve disciples.

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On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of It

American Rifleman, Monday, March 16, 2020

On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of ItPresumptive Democratic 2020 Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is not one for clarity, tact, or a firm grasp of the facts. However, even an American public that has long been aware of his shortcomings was taken aback this week when the former vice president launched an unhinged attack on a pro-Second Amendment auto worker. Aside from further exposing a waning control of his faculties, the exchange revealed Biden’s deep antipathy towards the Second Amendment, his profound ignorance on the firearms issue, and his willingness to lie for political advantage.

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State Representative Phil King’s COVID-19 Update

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Update from the Texas Workforce Commission

Staggered Access to Unemployment Benefit ServicesOver half a million Texans have filed unemployment claims in the last 18 days as a result of COVID-19. The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will soon outpace the total number of claims received in all of 2019.

This unprecedented increase has led to long wait times, overwhelmed call centers and technical issues with the Unemployment Benefit Services portal. TWC staff is working around the clock to expand the capacity to take claims but needs your support. Effective immediately, TWC recommends that Texans stagger their calls and access to the online portal based on applicant’s area codes.

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Henry Golden Boy Texas Tribute: Honoring a Great State

Henry Golden Boy Texas Tribute: Honoring a Great State

“I Wasn’t Born In Texas But I Got Here As Fast As I Could!” is just one of the bumper stickers you’ll see proudly displayed when visiting the Lone Star State. Texas enjoys an impressive history with all kinds of facts and dates worthy of mention in textbooks. However, I prefer to reminisce about our personal history there.

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GOD BLESS TEXAS – 1836

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GOD BLESS TEXAS WOMEN – THE RUNAWAY SCRAPE

Yesterday was March 13, 2018, and a little more than 100 years since Dilue Rose Harris in her later years wrote her memoirs in the upstairs bedroom of my home at 100 West Stockbridge in Eagle Lake, Texas. This day goes down in history as the first day of the Runaway Scrape in 1836.

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Science Explains How to Cook Frozen Beef for the Perfect Steak Dinner

Throw it straight on the grill, it’ll be as if you never froze it at all.

At the end of a long, hard day, few things satisfy meat eaters more than a juicy, tender cut of steak — as long as they don’t mess it up during the cooking process.

For many people, having a steak dinner means digging into the back of your freezer, pulling out that slab of meat you’ve been saving, and letting it thaw. But food scientist Guy Crosby, a Harvard professor of food chemistry and science editor for America’s Test Kitchen, says the thawing process may actually lessen the flavor and texture of your rib eye, strip, or t-bone.

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The Armed Citizen

AmericanRifleman, March 2, 2020 –

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Armed Citizen Extra

A good Samaritan came to the rescue in Cape Coral, Fla., when a man aggressively followed three woman from a local bar into the streets. The man was acting strange towards the women inside the bar, and when they left the man stalked them. In distress the women yelled for help on the side of the road to a passing truck, which pulled over for them. The driver let the women climb in and the man began to walk up to the truck. When the man approached the truck, the driver warned that he was armed and to stay away. The man then went to his own truck and chased down the truck with the women inside.

The man then passed the truck, moved in front of it, then proceeded to back up and ram the truck repeatedly. The driver of the truck responded to the assault by firing several rounds with a handgun into the man’s tailgate. The driver then held the man at gunpoint until police arrived. Police ruled that the driver was acting in self-defense for himself and the three women the man was stalking. The man was charged with four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for ramming the other truck with his own. (Fox 4 Now, Cape Coral, Fla., 01/24/2020) 

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Good Steward…Honesty?

By Max Arneson, 02/21/2020   Drikas-1B.jpg

Recently at a Candidate Speaking, each Candidate was asked if he had ever been sued. Mr. Drikas gave a one word answer – NO.

Please examine an entry of interest on the Parker County Court Records Inquiry site and enter Drikas’ name: https://txparkerodyprod.tylerhost.net/PublicAccess/Search.aspx?ID=200

Official records show Mr. Drikas lied to approximately 100 attendees with his answer. He lied with no hesitation whatsoever.

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We Deserve The Government We Elect

Is Candidate Drikas being disingenuous, is he merely embellishing his qualifications for County Commissioner, or is he lying? Become informed before you vote –

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Deception #1.
Stagecoach Freightlings, LLC
https://www.truckdrivingjobs.com/companies/58edb45c5ac7b938b6629a48
2103 E FM 1187, Aledo, TX 76008
Candidate Drikas’ Statement: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-dillon-drikas-62142591/

Actual location of phony address: https://www.google.com/maps/place/2103+FM+1187,+Aledo,+TX+76008/@32.6713882,-97.5770104,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x864e0fd655d24e0f:0x3227c9f0d444080c!8m2!3d32.6726566!4d-97.5758823

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Intent to Deceive

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Should the deliberate act of altering a document with the intent to deceive voters be considered unethical behavior?

Should unethical behavior by a person seeking elected office, especially to the office of County Sheriff, be condoned?

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As you can see, the document to the right above was deliberately altered. On a copy of the same document (above left), Sheriff Larry Fowler’s name was removed and replaced by the name Darrell Hull.

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