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Lost & Found

Found: Calico cat, female, white, orange, and black, on CR 352, La Vernia. 210-667-1052.

VideoFound: Long haired Dachshund puppy, on Old Corpus Christi Rd., several weeks ago, I have posted his picture everywhere, to no avail. Please help! 210-355-1594 call or text! 
Lost: Diamond set in gold mounting prongs, fell off my wife's wedding ring, in Floresville, reward offered. 210-867-1319.
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Help Wanted

Journeyman and/or apprentice electrician needed, experience necessary. Sralla Electric, Floresville, 210-885-4101, email resume to
Be skeptical of ads that say you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. If this were true, wouldn’t we all be working at home?
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A Challenge to College Students: Be a Full-Time Student

October 29, 2014

By Dr. Gary Welton Full-time employment across the developed world is generally defined as 40 to 44 hours per week. The expectations are lower in some countries, such as France, where full-time... More ›

Exchange Plans are Failing America's Most Vulnerable

October 24, 2014

By Virginia Ladd The Affordable Care has helped millions of Americans access health insurance. But the quality of coverage insurers are currently offering is worrisome. Even with federal... More ›

And communists murdered a priest

October 20, 2014

By Dr. Paul Kengor Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator. It was October 19, 1984--30 years ago this week. A gentle, courageous, and genuinely holy priest, Jerzy Popieluszko, age 37, found himself in a... More ›

An Inconvenient Truth: Environmentalists Love Oil

October 10, 2014

By Drew Johnson America's largest environmental group just admitted to earning millions of dollars each year from oil. The Nature Conservancy routinely guilt trips Americans about using... More ›

The Economist: Jobs for the Taking

October 8, 2014

There are now more job openings in the United States than at any point since January 2001. Across the country, there were 4.8 million open positions (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics--BLS) as of the end of August. That figure is almost... More ›

Trying to understand President Obama's motives

October 7, 2014

By Sheldon Richman A 19-year-old Chicago-area man was arrested last weekend for attempting to help the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The U.S. government says Mohammed Hamzah Khan,... More ›

The Economist: Rising Texas Personal Income

October 2, 2014

Overall Texas earnings are rising faster than those of any other state. For the second quarter in a row, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA--part of the US Department of Commerce) found that... More ›

Wake Up, Conservatives! Examining Conservative 'Support' for Common Core

September 29, 2014

By Dr. R.B.A. DiMuccio Most conservatives instinctively and correctly oppose Common Core. The issue becomes muddy when a few high-profile conservatives appear to be in favor of it. Such support... More ›

Math and Science — Not Just for Rocket Scientists

September 26, 2014

By Dick Resch Looking to get rich? Try welding. For the third consecutive year, positions in the skilled trades are the hardest to fill, according to a Manpower Group survey of American... More ›

Air Power's Siren Song

September 24, 2014

By Dr. Earl Tilford In the early morning of September 23, 2014, American air forces--joined by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Jordan--began striking targets in Syria as part of ongoing operations against the terrorist group... More ›

The Economist: Unconventional Formations Fuel the Economy

September 18, 2014

The current oil surge is generating millions of jobs across the United States. One of the key drivers of activity is the opening of unconventional oil- and natural gas-bearing formations through... More ›

Talking climate science with physicist Glenn Marsch (Part One)

September 17, 2014

Editor’s note: After two leading newspapers ran climate-related pieces seemingly at odds with one another, The Center for Vision & Values discussed the contrast with Grove City College physicist... More ›

Obama still needs Congress to go to war into Syria

September 12, 2014

By Robert Romano "I have the authority to address the threat from [the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant]." That was Barack Obama on September 10, telling the nation that he did not... More ›

'Hi Ho Silver ... Away!" fighting ISIS, Americans are sick of this

September 11, 2014

By Glenn Mollette When I was a child I never got tired of watching the television program The Lone Ranger. He always rode in on his white horse Silver to save the day Most Americans... More ›

The Economist: The Economic Cost of Deployment

September 10, 2014

In July, National Guard troops were deployed to the US-Mexico border by Texas Governor Rick Perry in order to reinforce ongoing efforts by the Texas Department of Public Safety to combat criminal... More ›

On Roasting Marshmallows, the Deficit and Your Family

September 8, 2014

By Rob Schwarzwalder Uncle Sam claims to knows best - even how best to cook. At least, that what it claims here: "Last... More ›

Planned Parenthood plans expansion in San Antonio

September 6, 2014

By Phil Sevilla Two news items which appeared in the local paper over the past few days caught my eye concerning the status of the new Texas state regulations on abortion. It triggered for... More ›

Local Energy Expansion Would Fuel Tribal Independence

September 5, 2014

By Chris Faulkner The nation's economic woes have hit American Indians hard. Between 2008 and 2013, unemployment for American Indians never once dipped below 10 percent, the highest rates... More ›

The Economist: The Long-Term Forecast for the Texas Economy

September 3, 2014

Texas recently extended the streak of consecutive months with employment growth to 46. Over the past year alone (July 2013 to July 2014), the state added 396,200 new positions, with growth... More ›

For a Cleaner Environment, Support Domestic Natural Gas Production

September 2, 2014

By Michael James Barton President Obama has called natural gas "the bridge fuel that can power our economy." He's right. The natural gas industry is driving economic growth. Natural... More ›

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