Texas Legislators Don’t Just Want to Ban Abortion

November 05, 2021

Since the United States Supreme Court declined to stay Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) that largely makes abortion illegal in that state, much has been written about the ongoing erosion of reproductive rights, the long-term consequences and damages that pregnant individuals — particularly those...

Why Texas’ Abortion Law Matters

September 13, 2021

It has not yet been 50 years since women were able to open a bank account without a male cosigner or since Roe v. Wade was passed in 1973 ensuring women the right to safe and legal abortion. However, by refusing to halt the implementation of Texas’s anti-abortion law, Senate Bill 8, the US...

The Texas Crisis: Tilting at Windmills

February 19, 2021

Sometime last week, cold air escaped from the polar vortex, which usually stays high above the north pole. That icy air then traveled down to wreak havoc across Texas, a state geographically larger than France, bordering Mexico. Its nearly 30 million inhabitants are just starting to realize the...

Texas: The End of Authentic America?

January 04, 2021

At Fox News, Tucker Carlson has found a new reason to sound the alarm in the war waged by liberals against the sacred traditional values of the United States. Having noticed the trend of Californian capitalists, including Elon Musk, who have begun transferring their allegiance from glitzy...

Texas Politician Dan Patrick Is No Longer Pro-Life

April 27, 2020

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson has interviewed Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick twice since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Patrick, a Republican, wants the American people to understand a simple fact: that the economy is far more important than human life. He has affirmed once again...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Defining “Senseless” After Texas Shooting

November 08, 2017

The reality is that some killings are motivated by a frustrated sense of justice that takes a pseudo-military turn and others we simply don’t know why. Today's 3D Definition: Senseless After the shooting at a Baptist church in Texas, several commentators have predictably repeated the adjective...

Why Puerto Rico Faces Worse Perils Than Texas and Florida

September 30, 2017

Puerto Rico suffered a worse disaster — and faces a much longer, more fraught path to recovery — than Texas, Louisiana or Florida. Already reeling from fiscal woes, Puerto Rico is suffering from a humanitarian crisis as well in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm ever to...

What Does Brexit Mean for the Gulf?

July 20, 2017

The implications of Brexit will not be confined to the national stage. In June 2016, the British people voted to exit the European Union — a momentous choice that took the political establishment by almost complete surprise and which continues to reverberate through British politics. For a...

Donald Trump and Washington’s Arab Gulf Allies

March 17, 2017

Will Donald Trump’s brand of anti-internationalism prove to be a new status quo or a short-lived aberration? Donald Trump’s presidency has great potential to bring about significant changes in global affairs. Throughout his candidacy, Trump railed against globalism while advocating an...

Why Do Kids Believe in Santa Claus?

December 23, 2016

Given the lengths parents go to perpetuate the Santa myth, it would be irrational for children not to believe it. The holiday season is upon us, and so are its attendant myths, most prominent of which is the Santa Claus story. This is the time that many children are told about a man who lives...

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