2014-07-16

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NASCAR News: Morgan Shepherd to break own record in Loudon



Morgan Shepherd plans to make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup start of the 2014 season on Sunday in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. He’ll be behind the wheel of the No. 33 Chevrolet entry of Circle Sport. “Morgan wanted another opportunity to run in the Cup Series and we had the availability […]

Statement by Gov. Perry in Support of Israel



Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas: “Israel has an absolute right and responsibility to defend its people against any and all terrorist attacks, including the vicious rocket attacks by Hamas and other terrorist groups against civilian targets in Israel’s cities and towns. As Israel’s long-time friend and partner, it’s the […]

Germany wins!!!!



It was a great game! Germany beats Argentina to win World Cup Mario Goetze scores in overtime to give Germany its fourth World Cup title. Read more at: www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/soccer-insider-live/liveblog/world-cup-final-live-blog/

Cornyn, Cuellar Offer HUMANE Act to Solve Border Crisis



WASHINGTON– Tomorrow U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security, and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, will introduce the Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency (HUMANE) Act, legislation designed to reform current law and solve the ongoing humanitarian […]

Floresville Class of 1973



The FISD class of 1973 is celebrating our 41st Reunion on SATURDAY AUGUST 16th at Lew’s Patio & Grill at the River Bend Golf Course on the business 181 in Floresville. Time is 2pm. We look forward to seeing you. For more info please contact Gerard Garcia @ 210-735-3274.

NASCAR News: Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski make sitcom appearances



NASCAR fans will be able to catch a couple of stars of the sport across national television Tuesday night. Carl Edwards will make a cameo appearance on USA’s Royal Pains, while Brad Keselowski will make his second appearance on TBS’ Sullivan & Son. On Tuesday night’s episode of Royal Pains, scheduled to air at 9 p.m. ET, Edwards gives racing […]

Reminder: Reward Now $17,500 for Most Wanted Fugitive



AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Freddie Alaniz, 34, has increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of July. The Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive is wanted for murder, sexual assault of a child and […]

Editorial: Privacy battles: As old as the Old Testament



By Dr. Daniel Brown Jr. Last month marked the beginning of a new campaign for Internet privacy with the unveiling of the “Reset the Net” campaign. Academics, tech companies, and civil rights organizations from around the globe, including Google, Mozilla, WordPress, Tumblr, and the Committee to Protect Journalists, are urging individuals to act now to reclaim their technology privacy. NSA […]

Editorial: New book a primer on race



Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience. “Please do not do any more good in my country,” he said. “We have suffered too much already from all the good that you have done.” That is essentially the message of an outstanding new book by Jason Riley about blacks […]

Editorial: America’s greatness or America’s suicide? Part II




In his book America: Imagine a World Without Her and the movie by the same name, Dinesh D’Souza explains that perhaps it was Saul Alinsky’s arrogance that led him to say that he could “persuade a millionaire on Friday to subsidize a revolution on Saturday out of which he would make a huge profit on Sunday even though he was […]