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: email@example.com
| |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.
| |Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
No Greater Sacrifice offers education apportunites to military children.
| |Wednesday, Apr. 02, 2014
The euphoric declarations from the Rose Garden were vaguely reminiscent of President George W. Bush’s ill-fated and imprudent “Mission Accomplished” speech given after the U.S. toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein.
| |Thursday, Mar. 20, 2014
Conversation about race and poverty requires empathy and tolerance.
| |Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014
Empowering the marginalized is a challenge we must accept.
| |Wednesday, Mar. 05, 2014
The marriage culture in America is in decline and kids are the ones who are suffering.
| |Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
Women should make safety a communal responsibility.