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The Consequences of Marriage Equality

The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges provides for much more than the issuance of a legal license; it firmly denotes equal humanness for all persons regardless of sexual orientation.

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The Iran Deal: Checkers v Chess

Iran’s goal remains the same, hegemony over the Middle East and perhaps beyond. While interested in achieving it as soon as possible, they’re also patient. In contrast, our current Administration operates within a two-year window.

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If You See a Historic Synagogue Rollin’ Down Texas’ Highway 290 …

Brenham’s historic B’nai Abraham synagogue to be moved to Austin, TX.

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Ode To Bobby Keys

When I first heard Bobby Key’s sax solo on Joe Ely’s Letter to LA on Radio KLBJ, it stopped me in my tracks.

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Memories of My Mother

I typically don’t post family related stories or events but in this case I thought I’d share the words I read at the funeral of my Mom, Doris Toubin, this past Sunday, November 23, 2014.

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Citizenship Test as a Prerequisite for College Admissions?

Based on these random interviews at Texas Tech*, maybe prospective college students should be required to pass the Citizenship test before attending college.

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Wendy ‘s Illegally cuts down Oak Trees

Wendy’s on Kirby cuts down six mature oak trees on City of Houston property under cover of night.

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Good, Old-Fashioned Money Laundering – Qatar Paid $25M Ransom to Free Golan Peacekeepers

Good, Old-Fashioned Money Laundering – Qatar Paid $25M Ransom to Free Golan Peacekeepers

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Spare the Rod, Save the Child

I urge these parents to take a look at these studies and understand the long-term consequences such as issues of trust, lower cognitive performance or future behavioral problems.

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Disputed Kurdish Oil Tanker Disappears Near Houston

Kurdish oil tanker disappears near Houston.

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