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November 6th Election: Just the Facts, Ma’am

What is going on in the 2018 midterm election?! The political pundits and daily blogsters are just about going insane. By any measure this midterm election does not fit into anyone’s familiar experience with voters during a non-presidential election. Let’s just keep this commentary to the point, stay with the facts and, with your indulgence, dear readers, allow this writer to take another shot at convincing you to support some important local initiatives when you vote tomorrow. As of the end of early voting last Friday evening, 4,884,528 Texans voted during the two week early voting period in this 2018…

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“Birthright” Babies Outnumbered Births in 16 States

Though births by illegal aliens are, by definition, difficult to quantify with exactitude, recent research estimates that 297,000 “birthright babies” were born in this country in 2014 (the latest year for which reliable census data was available). Putting those 297,000 births in perspective, an analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies found: Births to illegals exceeded the total number of births in any state other than California and Texas. The number is larger than the total number of births in 16 states and the District of Columbia, combined. The estimated 28,000 births to illegal aliens in the Los Angeles metro area alone…

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Hysterical Lies and Deceit Dominate City’s Campaign To Squash Charter Amendments

“The rules are simple: they lie to us, we know they’re lying, they know we know they’re lying, but they keep lying to us, and we keep pretending to believe them.”  Elena Gorokhova, A Mountain Of Crumbs. “It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words. But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”   George Orwell, 1984 Author Elena Gorokhova grew up in Russia in the ’60s and ’70s before the collapse of the Soviet Union. The deception and lies perpetuated by San Antonio city leaders in their VoteNO campaign take a page out of the Soviet Big Brother…

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Vote “FOR” City Charter Amendment “A”

Dear Christian Who Votes The Bible: I encourage you to vote “FOR” City Charter Amendment “A” in the November 6 election. If Amendment “A” passes, it will give a realistic opportunity to undo the 2013 “Bathroom Bill” (aka Non-Discrimination Ordinance) passed by City Council even though citizens seated in Council Chambers opposed the ordinance by more than six to one! I led a referendum effort that would have required City Council to rescind their action or else put it on a ballot for the citizens to vote. We had to collect 61,045 petition signatures in 40 days.  That is very…

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Quick Bytes – 10/31/2018

10/29/2018 SAPF Chief Sides with Congressman Castro San Antonio Police Chief William McManus has sided with Democrat Congressman Castro regarding patrolling near voting polls. Rather than questioning why law enforcement officers doing routine patrols near voting polls was a problem for Cong. Joaquin Castro, Chief McManus has politicized the matter even further. In a directive from SAPD Asst. Chief James Flavin dated today, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, SAPD officers citywide are told to stand down and “refrain from patrolling through or parking in close proximity to polling locations in the City.” Why? SA Police Officer Association president, Mike Helle, released…

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