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Pelosi proves to be a powerhouse in the House

As she emerged from the curtains and took a seat center stage at Texas Tribune Festival Saturday afternoon, U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader...

Keep your opinions off my rights

State Representative Rafael Anchia and Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir fought for the right side of history in regards to gay rights on a...

Immigration goes hand in hand with homeland security

The Department of Home Land Security is America’s youngest cabinet level department, was created for the post 9/11 world where we live. Congressmen Joaquin Castro,...

Mayors know best, not state officials

Cities are vital in this state. They deal with issues which the state cannot and mayors are at the forefront of those issues. The...

The United Nations is nothing but a joke

Saudi Arabia is overseeing an influential human rights panel for the United Nations. I don't know whether to laugh at the irony or cry...

Law enforcement needs to be held accountable for their transgressions

Police officers have had a rough year, and it just continues to get worse. Instead of changing their policing, enforcers double-down and continue to...

Breast-feeding should be a private activity

Breast-feeding should be kept private. There, I said it. I’d prefer not to be subjected to exposed breasts while I’m eating Chipotle. When it comes...

Nursing mothers should not be harassed

There is nothing wrong with a mother feeding her child in public areas. Breast-feeding a child is a completely natural and innocent act. Unfortunately, nursing...

Talk It Out: Breast-feeding

Opinions Editor Brandon Sams moderates a discussion between columnists Allison Chavez and Monique Guerrero about mothers breast-feeding in public. Chavez believes the act is...

Don’t drop that AP score

There seems to be more parking permits sold than spots available, which is a sign that stricter admission policies need to be enforced. Lowering...