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OP-ED: Texas legislature failed to help Main Street businesses recover from pandemic

Small business, the engine that drives this state’s economy, came out of this year’s state legislature OK — not great, not awful, but OK. Fair ... Read more

17 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Parents on the front line of defense against cyberbullying

In the United States roughly one in five children has been a victim of cyberbullying. And with 95 percent of teens connected to the internet ... Read more

17 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: A pandemic silver lining: transformed health care delivery

COVID-19 transformed how Americans get health care. Before the pandemic, when people felt sick, they went through a familiar drill — make an appointment, drive ... Read more

18 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Discovering dairy alternatives

A long-asked question of which came first, the chicken or the egg can give one the idea of the confusion of suddenly discovering dairy must ... Read more

1 day ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Texas Times: Flag Day

It’s summertime in Texas, a season saturated with patriotic pride. We observed Memorial Day in May, honoring those in uniform who have made the ultimate ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Honoring Flag Day

America’s original flag, it’s the only one that dared defy the straight-line pattern of all its successors. The stars were in a circle while all ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: The Pentagon’s untouchable budget

Did you really think that electing Joe Biden would mean major reductions in military spending and the shift of Pentagon resources to spending on social ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: THE IDLE AMERICAN: Plucky Grandview kids wow Branson

Fifth-grade violinists from Grandview, TX, Elementary School are accustomed to taking Branson, MO, by storm, but this year they wowed audiences despite the “double whammy” of ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: We don’t need another oil pipeline

The fight over a northern Minnesota pipeline project could have global repercussions. A decades-old pipeline called Line 3, run by the Canadian company Enbridge, is ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Inflation could wreck American wealth

In just the four months that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been in office, we’ve experienced a border crisis, a gas crisis, and a ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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