Category Archives: Ethics

Analysis: Abbott’s State of the State revealed just how out of touch he really is—and Texas Democrats were not much better

Texas Governor Greg Abbott de;inverted his State of the State address on Monday evening from a small business in Central Texas. He used the thirty odd minute speech to lay out priorities and emergency items that he demanded were priorities for this legislative session. He used his time to promote special interest groups like law enforcement unions, and he catered

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A Hot and Spicy Story With a Corny Inspirational Twist

Richard was a janitor making $4 per hour when walked into a Fortune 500 company boardroom. Shaking, he took a seat opposite the CEO. “So I had an idea…” he nervously began. Years later, that idea would become an iconic consumer brand and make him worth ~$20M. Here’s how that meeting went:  Richard Montañez grew up in Cucamonga Valley, California,

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Guajardo Defeats Incumbent McComb For Mayor of Corpus Christi

Matt Pierce Briscoe Corpus Christi residents have elected a new mayor, handing a defeat to incumbent Mayor Joe McComb in favor of his challenger, Paulette Guajardo, in a runoff race defined by accusations of corruption, coronavirus and dirty politics. McComb, who was mayor of the Coastal Texas city beginning back in May of 2018 after taking over from Dan McQueen

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Part 1: Am I Red or Blue?

Tell your neighbor here in town that you’re a liberal and they’ll assume you’re on the political left. But, did you know that leftists and liberals have extremely different positions on key issues. At it’s heart liberalism holds a deep belief in capitalism and free speech. While in modern times, the liberals seem to not have much in common with

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Nueces County Commissioners To Consider The Ratification Of A Contract With A Communications Firm Using Money From Far-Left Wing Sources

Nueces County Commissioners are going to take an item on Wednesday that could show just how deep special interest money is in play in local politics. The question stems around the ratification of an agreement with Crosswind Media & Communications, LLC for promoting safe voting during the COVID-19 pandemic to increase voter confidence in the safety of the process. But

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Texas Children’s Hospital Now Admitting Adult Patients

Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston says it is admitting adult patients. “We are committed to doing our part to assist the city as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise,” the hospital said on Monday. In the unheard of move, Texas Children’s says that the move was necessary. “To help create additional capacity for adult hospitals in the area,

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On Point With MPB: Why Was Shelly Luther A Hero?

Shelly Luther was and is American hero—to some. She stood up against the government, bucked the system, ostensibly put people’s lives at risk and by her actions encouraged others to do the same. Shelly Luther raised money, took to the streets and demanded justice for herself and for business owners across the state. Shelly Luther fought for equality, justice and

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Analysis: City Charter Review Committee Proposals Sound Like A Much Needed Improvement And Step In the Right Direction

A group of community members and civic leaders who serve on the city’s Charter Review Committee released their preliminary report on Wednesday morning. The report, though not finalized was released to allow the public a chance to review specific proposals and provide feedback to the committee and the city on the recommended changes. The ten member committee has some pretty

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“COPS” Has Officially Been Sacked

The popular television show “COPS” has officially been canned by Paramount Networks. “‘Cops’ is not on the Paramount Network and we don’t have any current or future plans for it to return,” a Paramount Network spokesperson said in a statement. The original decision to hold  “Cops” was spurred by nationwide protests against police brutality following the killing of George Floyd

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Navy Bans Public Display Of Confederate Flag

The Navy announced on Tuesday that it would prohibit the Confederate battle flag from all its military installations, following the lead of the Marine Corps which last week began implementing a ban on its troops displaying the flag in any form. The order came down after scrutiny within the U.S. government of racially insensitive or prejudiced behavior amid nationwide protests

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