Kristin Tate

Kristin Tate

Study: Texas Has Most Economic Freedom in US

HOUSTON, Texas — The Lone Star State is the most economically free state in the nation, according to a new report released by the Fraser Institute. The ranking took into account the size of government, taxes, red tape, and labor market freedom. The

Study: Texas Has Most Economic Freedom in US

80 Pounds of Coke Seized on Texas-Mexico Border

A couple trying to smuggle 80 pounds of cocaine were arrested on Thursday while trying pass through Texas’ Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint.  The drugs had an estimated street value of $2.5 million, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  The man and woman

80 Pounds of Coke Seized on Texas-Mexico Border

Police Searching for Leads After Teen Girl Burned Alive

19-year-old Jessica Chambers, a likable cheerleader and softball player, was covered in flammable liquid and set on fire. She died as a result of the incident, which occurred in a small Alabama town.  So far police reportedly have very few leads

Police Searching for Leads After Teen Girl Burned Alive

Other States Follow Texas’ Lead to Promote Christmas Freedom

HOUSTON, Texas — In 2013 Texas passed the Merry Christmas Law, which allows teachers and students to openly celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah at school without fear of retribution. Now other states appear to be following in Texas’ footsteps with the introduction of

Other States Follow Texas’ Lead to Promote Christmas Freedom

Louie Gohmert: Gruber Called Democrats ‘Stupid,’ Not Republicans

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert said on the House floor this week that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was calling Democrats — not Republicans — stupid for voting for the healthcare bill.  Controversy engulfed Gruber earlier this year after videos surfaced showing him bragging

Louie Gohmert: Gruber Called Democrats ‘Stupid,’ Not Republicans

OPEC’s War on Texas Brings Gas Below $2 a Gallon

HOUSTON, Texas — Some Texans are seeing gas drop below $2 a gallon as Saudi Arabia continues to inundate the U.S. with cheap oil.  The first gas station in the U.S. to offer such a low price was in Oklahoma

OPEC’s War on Texas Brings Gas Below $2 a Gallon

Texas Lawmakers: Students Allowed to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ at School

State Representatives from Texas are making it known that students, parents, teachers, and staff are allowed to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah in public schools. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Richard Raymond (D-Laredo) passed the Merry Christmas Law last year so that

Texas Lawmakers: Students Allowed to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ at School

Huge Drug Busts Continue to Plague Texas-Mexico Border

Border Patrol agents in Texas’ Laredo Sector recently seized $7.5 million in drugs during two busts. Three suspects were apprehended as a result. On Saturday, agents confiscated more than 150 pounds of liquid methamphetamine; the drugs, which were hidden in a pickup truck,

Huge Drug Busts Continue to Plague Texas-Mexico Border

Border Patrol Desperate for Female Agents

HOUSTON, Texas — While 95 percent of U.S. Border Patrol agents are men, officials are taking steps to increase the number of female agents.  Border Patrol recently posted a job listing for new agents that is “restricted to female applicants only.”  The pay is $39,012.00

Border Patrol Desperate for Female Agents

Mexico Stopped Flow of Undocumented Minors Prior to US Elections

HOUSTON, Texas — A crackdown by Mexican immigration officials along the nation’s southern border appears to have yielded major results before the U.S. 2014 midterm elections.  Amid the U.S. border crisis of summer 2014, Mexico implemented an initiative along its southern

Mexico Stopped Flow of Undocumented Minors Prior to US Elections

Left Media Continues Smear Campaign on Economist John Lott

Media Matters has long advertised to the public a commitment to fighting misinformation on the internet, but lately the group seems to be creating misinformation of its own.  The nonprofit generally targets Republicans and is regularly cited by pundits and news outlets. More recently, the group engaged in

Left Media Continues Smear Campaign on Economist John Lott

Texas Teacher Resigns After Saying Ebola Should ‘Take Out Obama’

Angela Box, a third grade public school teacher in the Houston area, is resigning after wishing that Ebola would “take out Obama.”  On a conservative public access television show, “Tommy’s Garage,” Box asked, “Can’t Ebola just take one for the team

Texas Teacher Resigns After Saying Ebola Should ‘Take Out Obama’

China Overtakes US, Becomes World’s Largest Output Economy

The Chinese economy recently overtook the U.S. to become the largest in the world, in terms of national economic output.  The latest numbers pertaining to the world economy were released by the International Monetary Fund, showing that when national economic output

China Overtakes US, Becomes World’s Largest Output Economy

Stolen Valor: Veteran Busts Fake Soldier

A Pennsylvania man could soon be facing federal charges for posing as a decorated army ranger on Black Friday.  Ryan Berk, a purple heart recipient, captured the “phony” ranger on video at the Oxford Valley Mall. According to a local Fox affiliate,

Stolen Valor: Veteran Busts Fake Soldier

Gohmert: US Must Secure Border Before Considering Amnesty

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert made a strong appeal to defund President Obama’s “unconstitutional amnesty.” Speaking to a crowd on Wednesday, Gohmert said the the U.S. must learn from history. “History has happened, and we either learn from it or repeat it,” Gohmert

Gohmert: US Must Secure Border Before Considering Amnesty

100 Human Brains Stolen from UT

About 100 human brains have mysteriously disappeared from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin campus. One of the missing brains belonged to Charles Whitman, the man who killed 16 people on the UT campus in 1966. 28 years ago, 200

100 Human Brains Stolen from UT

Report: 1,400 People in US Being Monitored for Ebola

While Ebola may not be dominating the news cycle anymore, some 1,400 individuals are currently being actively monitored for the deadly virus in the United States.  The 1,400 individuals are “being monitored because they came from one of the four countries with

Report: 1,400 People in US Being Monitored for Ebola

Another Texas Oil City Considering Fracking Ban

It appears that several Texas towns may be following the footsteps of Denton, the gas and oil city that voted to ban fracking in November. Reno, Texas, has taken the first steps to put such a ban in place. Last year the

Another Texas Oil City Considering Fracking Ban

New Ride Sharing Service Could Someday Threaten Uber, Lyft

As ride-share services like Uber and Lyft continue to pose a significant threat to traditional cab businesses, consumers may soon have yet another travel option: Jitney.  Jitney is already operating in the San Francisco Bay area. Its services are much

New Ride Sharing Service Could Someday Threaten Uber, Lyft