November 2015

Being Thankful For Liberty

Being Thankful For Liberty

We pause today as a nation to give thanks to the Almighty for the blessings of liberty on our shores. But it is important to remember that our American experience did not actually begin with liberty. Rather, our history began with an early — though equally destructive...
Houston Policy Punishes Good Samaritans

Houston Policy Punishes Good Samaritans

Since the passage of Houston’s Charitable Feeding Ordinance, assistance to the city’s thousands of homeless has gradually declined. In fact, groups like New Beginnings Church stopped giving altogether because of the city’s regulatory burden forced upon their small...
Houston’s Ballot Language Back In Court

Houston’s Ballot Language Back In Court

Houston’s Proposition 2, which extends term limits for city officials, surprisingly passed with little contention or fanfare earlier this month. Some pointed to the equal rights ordinance crowding out the conversation as the reason 65% of voters voted in favor of the...
Amid Shortfall HISD Chief Gets Hefty Bonus

Amid Shortfall HISD Chief Gets Hefty Bonus

During a special meeting on Wednesday and without public input, Houston ISD Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to award Superintendent Terry Grier a “satisfactory” evaluation accompanied with $98,000 in bonuses atop his roughly $300,000 base salary. It’s all “for the kids,”...