Time to Checkmate Federal Courts on Same-Sex Marriage and More

Checkmate By Thomas J. Ashcraft At the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, a woman allegedly approached Benjamin Franklin and asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got – a republic or a monarchy?” The sage 81-year-old Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” Wordsmith, entrepreneur, inventor, diplomat, and polymath, Franklin understood […] Read Article →

First Lesbians, Now Arabs Taking Over Houston

arabic-immersion-magnet-school Overall, Texas appears to be a state that is largely conservative. Perhaps that’s true for much of the state but not for Houston. To begin with, Houston residents voted in a lesbian mayor who could be described as being a hyper gay activist. She has extended special and privileged benefits to gays, lesbians and others […] Read Article →