Editorials

Editorials

Cheers and Jeers

Jeers: To La La Land elites who use movie award ceremonies to inflict their political opinions on us. If I want leftist propaganda I’ll turn on MSNBC.

Editorials

What is consent? Isn’t it obvious?

Private Rice University has a pilot program in which a class, Critical Thinking in Sexuality, will be mandatory for all incoming freshmen starting this fall. Students will attend 50-minute classes for five weeks to learn about and discuss topics like sexual consent, bystander actions, domestic violence and sexual assault.

Editorials

Cecilia Abbott leads in aiding foster care

Abbott joined the commissioner of the Department of Family and Protective Services, Hank Whitman, on Thursday in announcing what they’re calling the Network of Nurture Initiative, an effort to expand the role of Texas faith communities in solving this crisis.

Editorials

A-F school rating trial run was confusing

The ratings, criticized by many of the people who run the state’s 1,000-plus school districts and charter schools, were only “for informational purposes to meet a legislative requirement,” Education Commissioner Mike Morath said.

Editorials

Fixing food deserts with a modern SNAP

The United States Department of Agriculture will begin a pilot program that will allow recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as SNAP or food stamps, to use online services to deliver groceries.

Editorials

Mental health report needs actionable next steps

Over the last year, the Texas House Select Committee on Mental Health held eight extensive hearings with testimony on mental health issues from organizations, experts and affected individuals. The committee put together a 109-page report detailing the problems and recommending solutions.

Editorials

Transgender restroom bill a ‘line in the sand’

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick introduces bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms according to their “biological sex” rather than their gender identity. A similar law in North Carolina was blamed for the loss of millions of dollars in revenue from canceled sporting events, concerts and business expansions.

Editorials

DACA should stay until backup arrives

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program addresses the gray, confusing areas of undocumented immigration. Repealing it would not only affect 750,000 individuals and their families but also would disrupt some local economies.

Videos

Goat talk with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited the Fort Worth Stock Show with mayor Betsy Price, pausing to talk about goats before heading in to the rodeo.
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Goat talk with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg 0:37

Goat talk with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

LaDainian Tomlinson talks about the Chargers moving to L.A. 1:40

LaDainian Tomlinson talks about the Chargers moving to L.A.

As Ringling Bros. ends, a former clown reflects on his time spent there 2:47

As Ringling Bros. ends, a former clown reflects on his time spent there

Rangers GM Jon Daniels on Josh Hamilton returning 1:42

Rangers GM Jon Daniels on Josh Hamilton returning