One of more than 200,000 people who flocked to the Lone Star State in 2013, Cynthia Allen's professional baptism by fire occurred in Washington, D.C. Her youth belies her experience and her non-native status dictates nothing about her devotion to her community. Part of her preparation for becoming Texan entailed watching all five seasons of Friday Night Lights. A self-proclaimed conservative feminist, she is particularly interested in the impact of national issues on the city, county and state. You can reach her here: firstname.lastname@example.org
| |Friday, Jun. 20, 2014
Left unaddressed, Syria’s extremist threat has spilled over into Iraq.
| |Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014
A father’s absence can perpetuate the cycle of poverty.
| |Thursday, Jun. 05, 2014
What can the Tea Party learn from the modern feminist movement? Qualities like being true to its origins and welcoming to all.
| |Wednesday, May. 28, 2014
The ability to do big things does not require bigger government.
| |Thursday, May. 22, 2014
Shrinking business dynamism is bad for our economy.
| |Friday, May. 16, 2014
Two different choices about pregnancy. One will never be questioned.
| |Friday, May. 09, 2014
Truth can make the “difference.”
| |Friday, May. 02, 2014
Now a saint, John Paul II’s earthly legacy is worth remembering.
| |Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014
As many analysts have explained, the 77-cents statistic does not withstand scrutiny.
| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014
Faith is like any discipline worth pursuing: It requires work.