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Brandon Darby with Millie the Milk Cow

Jay Leeson: How Millie the Milk Cow Might Just Change Politics in Texas

Brandon Darby is in overalls, sitting on his wooden front porch, pulling a natural blend American Spirit to light up. He’s anxious. “She wasn’t treated very nicely,” the Breitbart Texas chief says through an exhale of smoke, rubbing a scruffy bearded chin with his palm. “She’s hot and cold. Sweet and aggressive. I think she’s still upset from yesterday.”

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MATHEW: Time for Texas to End Involuntary Annexation

Consent of the governed—it’s the bedrock constitutional value on which the founding documents of both the United States and Texas rest. Texans have the reputation of holding this fundamental principle, and its attendant rights to liberty and private property, dearer than all others in our national union.

WELDON: ‘Local Control’ Is Not an End in Itself

This year, the Texas Legislature will consider legislation rolling back local restrictions on property rights, economic freedom, and the right to vote. Opponents of these reforms have been working hard to create a false narrative that Texas legislators are abandoning their faith in local self-governance in favor of central planning by the state. In short, they claim that the Texas Legislature—long time champion of state’s rights and decentralized government—hypocritically abandons its principles when local governments stray from state orthodoxy.

Op-Ed: Misplaced Blame for Navy Seal’s Death

If you’ve heard anything about Trump’s first speech in front of Congress then you probably already know his tribute to Navy SEAL widow Carryn Owens, wife of Ryan Owens, was the most talked about moment of the night. It was considered by many to be one of Trump’s most Presidential highlights in his brief political career [whatever that means] but even this tribute to a dead military member wasn’t without its critics.

Tests Still Can’t ID Contaminant in Corpus Christi Water

ASSOCIATED PRESS — The head of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says he’s “absolutely” certain a chemical leak occurred to contaminate Corpus Christi’s public water supply although 115 tests have failed to show if an asphalt emulsifying agent made it from an industrial mixing tank to the water supply.

Protesters Huddle in Austin for Trump Vote

ASSOCIATED PRESS — Demonstrators are gathering outside the Texas Capitol in hopes of persuading more than three dozen Republican electors to cast their ballot for someone other than President-elect Donald Trump.

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DOJ Rejects Crowd Control Assist Request for Pipeline Protest

ASSOCIATED PRESS — The federal government won’t send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested, drawing a sharp rebuke Wednesday by the county sheriff who wanted the help as well as the head of the National Sheriffs’ Association.