A strong national defense is vital in a post-9/11 world. That includes comprehensive border security. In keeping us safe, the government may be tempted to overreach in ways disturbing to those of us who value our liberty above all else. Spying on Americans in the name of security is unacceptable. Finding the right balance between our national security and our freedoms is essential in keeping Americans safe from terrorists who want to kill us because they hate our way of life.
August 17th, 2010
With the New York primary elections just around the corner (September 14th), candidates in swing districts are starting to use the proposed Ground Zero mosque as a campaign talking point. And it's not just the Republicans -...
August 15th, 2010
After weeks of avoiding the battle over whether or not building a giant mosque just feet away from Ground Zero is appropriate, Obama finally came out Friday to defend the building of the mosque.
July 7th, 2010
Yesterday the TSA sent a notification to its employees stating that it would be blocking certain websites on work computers. Among the websites to be blocked those depciting criminal activity, extreme violence, gaming, and...
July 5th, 2010
A little talked about bill has been floating around the Senate Recently - The " Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act" (PCNAA), would give Obama wide power to shut down the internet in the name of national security....
June 25th, 2010
Senator John Kyl (R-AZ) met recently with President Barrack Obama about border security and immigration reform.
June 24th, 2010
Following is the letter I wrote to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano demanding answers on the events surrounding 17 members of the Afghan military who have gone AWOL from Lackland Air Force Base...
June 21st, 2010
State Rep. Dan Branch (HD-108), Chairman of the Higher Education Committee, explains that the Texas House passed emerging tier one university reform and top 10% college admissions reform, along with adding additional...
June 14th, 2010
First off, I never expected the reactions I would receive concerning my article on SB 1070. I want to thank everyone that commented on the article whether their comments were positive or not.
June 8th, 2010
The construction of a $100 million project, which includes a mosque and 13-story Muslim community center, is scheduled to begin on September 11, 2011, just a few hundred feet from Ground Zero.
August 18th, 2010
I have been asked by many people why I have not covered the Ground Zero Mosque.
August 16th, 2010
"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham LincolnIt is not enough that homegrown terrorists are popping up like weeds but we...
July 8th, 2010
In case anyone missed the banner headline on Drudge today, it was recently announced that the National Security Agency will soon implement a surveillance program to monitor for and prevent cyber attacks.
July 6th, 2010
In an announcement on the Huffington Post Congressmen Ron Paul (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) called on congress to make drastic cuts in Military Spending.
June 28th, 2010
The Texas Border Volunteers assist law enforcement officials with securing the border, upholding the rule of law, and educating the general public with regard to immigration issues. The Texas Border Volunteers regularly...
June 24th, 2010
Today, I commented on the AWOL Afghan soldiers, visa overstays and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s recent speech trumpeting the Administration’s record on border security on the Senate floor...
June 22nd, 2010
Most Americans agree the borders and ports of entry into the United States of America must be secured. "Secure the Borders" has become the rally cry at Republican, Tea Party and other Conservative gatherings.With this must...
June 17th, 2010
The following video clip and quote was sent in from Shirley Spellerberg, who worked hard as a member of the platform committee during the Republican Party of Texas 2010 Convention last week."Now we cannot even use a portion...
June 11th, 2010
In recognition of the State of Israel as a strong and steadfast ally to the United States, Wednesday, I introduced a resolution to express the sense of the Senate that Israel has an undeniable right to self-defense and to...
June 6th, 2010
Two U.S. citizens from New Jersey (Mohamed Mahmood Alessa, 21, and Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 26) were arrested Saturday at New York City's JFK Airport as they were trying to make their way to Somalia to join a jihadist group....