Texas

Pro-Choice Activists Arrested After TX Abortion Law Trial

Tristyn Bloom, Daily Caller

Eleven members of the pro-choice activist group Stop Patriarchy were arrested Wed. while protesting the Texas abortion law currently under review by a U.S. District Court.

What Are Illegal Aliens Costing Schools In Your Neighborhood?

More than 37,000 children unaccompanied by parents are estimated to have crossed our southern border this year adding at least $4.74 billion to the burden on America's taxpayers.

Feds Won't Tell TX Schools How Many Illegal Kids to Expect

Kristin Tate, Breitbart

TX taxpayers will likely be on the hook for approximately $45Mill. to educate the wave of Central Am. children who entered the U.S. illegally. Thousands of unaccompanied minors are expected. But the TX Educ. Agency is unable to plan for them--the fed. gov't hasn't revealed the number of foreigners to expect.

Rape, Death, Police Chases Continue As Illegals Flood TX

Bob Price, Breitbart

The death toll continues to climb in the Falfurrias death march region in Brooks County. 44 have died so far. A woman reported being raped by her fellow travelers and another woman was seriously injured as she either bailed out of or was pushed from a vehicle.

Are The “Takers” Taking Over America?

On everything from subsidies for Obamacare to food stamps to Social Security Disability, the bill keeps getting bigger, but the percentage of Americans willing and able to pay it keeps getting smaller.

Peaceful Protest Held At Home of Pro-Amnesty Judge

Merrill Hope, Breitbart

On July 26, about 30 Dallas area residents lined up for a small and peaceful protest of Clay Jenkins, the Dallas County judge who took it upon himself to invite 2,000 of the unaccompanied alien minors who have crossed into the U.S. illegally, to come up to Dallas for shelter.

Military Bases Being Turned Into Permanent Refugee Camps

Three U.S. military bases are now being used to house illegal aliens, but according to our research several more are being considered. Unless Congress acts these bases may become permanent "refugee" camps.

Uncle Sam Pays Huge Tab on Big Biz of Sheltering Illegals

Don Noel, Biz Pac Review

Sheltering minors who enter the U.S. illegally is a big business – and Uncle Sam is paying the bill with your tax dollars.

Cartels Fire on Border Patrol in Texas

Katie Pavlich, TownHall

U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river.

Is GOP Getting Suckered Into Amnesty Bill?

The Cornyn – Cuellar bill is a distraction; it changes a law that affects less than 20 percent of all the illegals coming across the border right now. If it passes the House, it will only prove to be a plate upon which the Gang of Eight bill or something equally distasteful is served on a take it or leave it basis.

Rep. Lamar Smith Nails Reasons To Oppose Obama’s $3.7 Billion Emergency Funding Request

Texas Congressman Lamar Smith says Congress shouldn’t give President Obama "a single penny until we see him use the current resources to secure the border, increase interior enforcement, and reduce illegal immigration."

Obama Requests $3.7B to Fight Surge of Illegals

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

The White House said Tues. it will ask Congress for $3.7 billion, nearly double initial reports, to fight the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border, including a major reversal to request thousands more detention beds to hold the families.

Repub.: Obama Turning A Blind Eye to Border Surge

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Homeland Security Comm., accused the Obama administration of “turning a blind eye” to the growing crisis along the SW border, demanding that Obama send in the Nat'l Guard without delay. 

GOP Rep's Bill to Send 10,000 Troops to Border

Caroline May, Breitbart

“The drastic increase of Unaccompanied Alien Children being detained by fed. agents along our southwestern border is causing resources to be diverted away from other DHS missions. This is stretching the Border Patrol thin and causing a troubling impact on our national security.”

Gov. Perry vs. Feds On Border Surge

Vangoghssister, Red State

“The responsibility for securing the border rests exclusively on the federal gov't. The federal gov't’s failure to secure the border has created an incentive for families to send their children on a dangerous journey. Until the federal gov't fulfills its duty, it falls on the State of Texas to address those obligations," Perry stated.

Illegal Kids Warehoused In Crowded US Cells; Border Overwhelmed

Brandon Darby, Breitbart

Thousands of illegals have overrun U.S. border security and processing centers in Texas. Unaccompanied minors are making the dangerous journey from Central America and Mexico. The photos illuminate the conditions of the processing centers, as well as the overwhelming task BPatrol faces.

Media's Wishful Thinking On Tea Party's Demise

Todd Cefaratti, Tea Party News Network

We're not rallying outside the building anymore, we're inside shaping policy. The tea party swept TX last week. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton, Sid Miller, and Konni Burton all bested their moderate opponents, and the media took little notice. A tea party sweep just doesn’t fit their preferred narrative.

Why Ratcliffe's Primary Win Over Hall Is So Important

Jim Mitchell, Dallas Morning News

Unless someone beat Ralph Hall in the primary, he wasn’t going to lose in the general. John Ratcliffe beat him with the “new generation of conservative in DC” pitch.