13 Nov 2018

Legalization of marijuana continues to be hot political topic

Do you like fewer jobs, less medical options, and overcrowded jails? The legalization of marijuana, which was described by President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s as “possibly the most dangerous drug in America,” can create more jobs, provide more treatment options, and lower the number of people in overcrowded jails.

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13 Nov 2018

Trafficking issues need to be recognized

Human trafficking is one of the less talked-about issues happening in the United States, but it is one of the most important. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 40 million people are victims of human trafficking around the world. Texas is the second worst state for human trafficking,

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13 Nov 2018

Americans need to act before 2020

When 99 percent of climate scientists agree that global warming is a problem, that’s a sign that there’s a problem, man-made or not. Last month, President Donald Trump finally acknowledged that global warming wasn’t the hoax that he claimed it to be 2012. “I think something’s happening. Something’s changing and

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01 Nov 2018

Lathen weighs in on who she voted for

Beto O’Rourke stands for the values that I believe in that I want to see translated in the U.S. Senate. I live with an autoimmune disease that attacks my lungs, kidneys, ears, nose, throat and skin. I have to take medicine every single day to keep my immune system from

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01 Nov 2018

Cason weighs in on who he voted for

The senate race between Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz is exactly that: Divisive. No better word could be used to describe the current social and political climate in our country, our state, and our city. With the growing division in our country, it has become difficult for political moderates likes

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