News Affecting Texans

Biden Melts Minds Talking Gender, Lies Repeatedly About the Economy

Joe Biden is apparently in a running battle with John Fetterman to prove who the most brain-damaged Democrat in the country is. On Friday, the president appeared with leftwing heartthrob… ...

Your Inspired Weekly Horoscope From Rob Brezsny: A ‘Free Will Astrology’

Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s Free Will Astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in over a hundred publications. He is also the author of Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How All of Creation Is Conspiring To Shower You with Blessings. (A free
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Sheriff: Driver involved in chase in Nebraska is missing Texas teen; body of female found in trunk

Gonzalez said the body of a female was found in the car’s trunk. The woman’s identity has not yet been confirmed. HUMBLE, Texas — There are new developments in the… ...

Virginia Parents Could Face Felony Charges for Not Affirming Their Children’s LGBTQ Identity

It was only a matter of time, wasn’t it? If a Virginia lawmaker gets her way, parents could face felony or misdemeanor charges if they do not affirm their child’s… ...

Judge rules new DACA program can continue temporarily

The current version of DACA, which the Biden administration created to improve its chances of surviving legal scrutiny, is set to take effect Oct. 31. HOUSTON — A federal judge… ...

Climate Activists Throw Soup On Van Gogh Painting, Glue Themselves to Wall With Oil-Based Product

Like it or not, petroleum fuels the planet, and it will for the foreseeable future. Climate activists can, and have, disrupted traffic and interfered with commerce. But at the end… ...

AOC Melts Down as Both Left and Right School Her on Her Hypocrisy

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) had a good comeuppance on Wednesday when she was shouted down at her town hall by former supporters at the Bronxdale High School in the Bronx,… ...

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Proclamation In October 2022

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Proclamation In October 2022.TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on March 18, 2022, as amended and renewed in a number of subsequent proclamations, certifying that the wildfires which began on February 23, 2022, posed an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property in Andrews, Aransas, Archer, Bee, Bell, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Brewster, Brooks, Brown, Cameron, Coke, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dawson, Dimmit, Duval, Eastland, Ector, Edwards, Erath, Gaines, Garza, Grayson, Hemphill, Hidalgo, Hood, Howard, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kimble, Kleberg, Live Oak, Martin, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Midland, Nueces, Palo Pinto, Parker, Pecos, Potter, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Real, Refugio, Roberts, Runnels, Starr, Taylor, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Wichita, Willacy, Williamson, Winkler, Wise, Zapata, and Zavala counties; and

WHEREAS, those same conditions continue to exist in these counties;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby renew the disaster proclamation for the counties listed above.

Pursuant to Section 418.017 of the code, I authorize the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions that are reasonably necessary to cope with this disaster.

Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the code, any regulatory statute prescribing the procedures for conduct of state business or any order or rule of a state agency that would in any way prevent, hinder, or delay necessary action in coping with this disaster shall be suspended upon written approval of the Office of the Governor. However, to the extent that the enforcement of any state statute or administrative rule regarding contracting or procurement would impede any state agency's emergency response that is necessary to protect life or property threatened by this declared disaster, I hereby authorize the suspension of such statutes and rules for the duration of this declared disaster.

In accordance with the statutory requirements, copies of this proclamation shall be filed with the applicable authorities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 14th day of October, 2022.



GREG ABBOTT

Governor



ATTESTED BY:

JOHN B. SCOTT

Secretary of State



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If Information Is King, America’s Mainstream Media Are the Court Jesters

Information is king. When people are fully informed about situations, circumstances, elections, etc., they are equipped to make good decisions, and most good decisions are made out of a sense… ...

Look How Gently this Marmoset Handles a Giant Katydid

Apes are not the only primates that can shock us with their displays of human characteristics, one look at this video of a marmoset, gently handling a katydid is enough to immediately conjure a sense of comradery with the small monkey. There’s a palpable sense of wonderment in the motions of the marmoset as it
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Meditation Could Protect Older People Against Alzheimer’s, According to New Research

Meditation could protect older people against Alzheimer’s, according to new research. The practice of ancient religions and modern mindfulness heightens awareness and emotional health—faculties that decline with dementia like Alzheimer’s. A strong point of the study was that the control group, meaning those who were used as a comparison to the meditators, were given another
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The Wholesome Moment an Italian Boy is Politely Invited to Peer Inside His Dream Sports Car

“Attenzione!” calls an Italian father to his young boy, who was eagerly peering inside the coach of a jet black Lamborghini parked in a quaint Italian mountain town. The father had seen owner was approaching, and he was surely feeling a little vergogno, an Italian word for a kind of embarrassment, as his son looked into the
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Watch the Moment a Dog is Rescued by Volunteers After 26 Hours Down an Old Mine Shaft

A dog has been rescued by volunteers after spending over 26 hours down an old mining shaft. Suka the terrier, went missing on Sunday while out for a walk with her owner Ben Weston near St Ives, Cornwall. She wasn’t on a leash and ran off into the woods. When she never returned, her owners
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Occupational Health and Safety full scholarships

Finding a full scholarship to college is extremely difficult, especially at the graduate level. One of the best kept secrets at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health includes full scholarships with monthly stipends, available every year to students in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Students with these scholarships get training from award-winning
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Democrats Panic as Donors Signal That the House Is Lost

As much as there is in-fighting and struggling to fund GOP in swing-state races for the U.S. Senate, it would appear that major donors for the Democratic Party are signaling… ...

Flying Taxi Takes Off for the First Time in Public Display From XPeng Motors – VIDEO

150 people, smartphones out, watched an electric flying car perform a successful test down at Dubai’s skydiving range. There they caught a glimpse of what the not too distant future will bring. A gaggle of flying taxi companies around the world all seem to be on the verge of populating the skies with different versions
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A ‘Plant Dating’ Pop-up has Appeared in London to Help Brits Find Their Perfect ‘Plant-ner’

A ‘plant dating’ pop-up has appeared in London to help Brits find their perfect ‘plantner’. The ‘Lonely Plants Club’ match-making service has been set up to marry the public with the perfect houseplants to suit their lifestyles and personalities. It gives them the opportunity to get to know a new houseplant love interest before getting
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‘SiX BY SiX’ Rolls a Winning Trio of Intelligent Rock

Surveying today’s musical teenage wasteland, one wonders who has less brain power: The machines spewing virtual unrealistic “instruments.” The people programming said devices. The pseudomusic consumers absorbing this soulless plastic… ...

January 6th Committee Tries One Last, Desperate Ploy to ‘Get’ Donald Trump

You’d be forgiven for not knowing about it given the latest inflation report that sits among a vast array of far more important things going on, but the January 6th… ...

Poll: GOP Leading in Competitive Districts, Plus Even More Bad News for Dems

We’ve seen a lot of positive movement for Republicans in both the Senate and the House races. RealClearPolitics predicted a few days ago that the GOP would take the Senate… ...

Black Hole Spews Out Material Years After Shredding a Star: ‘We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’

In October 2018, a small star was ripped to shreds when it wandered too close to a black hole in a galaxy located 665 million light years away from Earth. Though it may sound thrilling, the event did not come as a surprise to astronomers who occasionally witness these violent incidents while scanning the night
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Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Rule the World and He’s Getting Closer Than You Think

I realize the headline for this article sounds bombastic and not the least bit clickbaity but when I say that Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants control over the world and… ...

Joe Biden blames Hurricane Ian on human-caused climate change

On Wednesday, Biden traveled to Florida to assess the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian and to reiterate the federal government’s commitment to aiding in recovery efforts. As the storm hit, a number of Democrats – including Biden, left-leaning pundits, and media outlets asserted that carbon emissions and global warming were to blame for the storm’s
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Texas A&M students hosting free health fair Oct. 15

Students from the Texas A&M University School of Nursing are hosting the Big Health Event Saturday at Sue Haswell Park in Bryan. The free health fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students and volunteers from Texas A&M Health will provide health screenings, health education, medication reviews and more. Attendees are also encouraged to
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Lettuce is Grown Right Inside the Supermarket to Sell Without Packaging—a Hydroponic Garden in a Fridge

Down in Cairo, a supermarket is taking its produce aisle to a new level of freshness. A hydroponic fridge grows different kinds of lettuce right there in the store, ensuring that no one has to complain about freshness or travel distance. A hydroponic system is a way of growing certain plants in humid tubes without
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Heartbroken Pet Owner Gets Tattoo of Beloved Pooch Who Died – Using Ink Mixed with His Ashes

A devoted dog owner was so heartbroken when her beloved bull terrier passed away that she got his ashes inked permanently into her skin, so that he’s ‘always with her.’ Robyn Moscrop rescued her bull terrier Bronson back in 2019 who she “spoilt rotten” and “treated like a baby.” The 27-year-old was devastated when her
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WATCH: Charlie Crist’s Running Mate Takes a Swing at DeSantis, Falls on Her Face

Charlie Crist has done an amazing job stepping on rakes on his way to a double-digit deficit in the polls. Charlie being Charlie is bad enough, but from the get-go,… ...

Joe Biden Steals Valor in Colorado With Highly Questionable Speech

With the latest inflation numbers set to come out on Thursday (and little reason to believe they’ll be good), it was as good a time as any to get Joe… ...

Tulsi Gabbard Confirms What We All Suspected About Kamala Harris

Former Hawaii Congresswoman and now-former Democrat Tulsi Gabbard sat down with Joe Rogan on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience” and had a very interesting conversation. Part of this conversation… ...

BREAKING: Nury Martinez Resigns Her Council Seat in CD 6

Los Angeles City Council member and former president Nury Martinez announced on Wednesday that she is resigning her Council District 6 seat. L.A. Fox 11 correspondent Elex Michaelson broke the… ...

‘Still a battle’: Atatiana Jefferson’s sisters mark three years since she was killed by a Fort Worth police officer

Former officer Aaron Dean is accused of murder in Jefferson’s death and is still awaiting trial. FORT WORTH, Texas — October 12 marks three years since 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson was… ...

‘Your voice is one of the strongest tools’: Dallas teen voters prepare to cast ballots for the first time

Some first-time voters say the issues, their families and their communities are inspiring them to vote in the upcoming general election. DALLAS — Some high school seniors in Dallas County… ...

Sexual assault survivors may be more likely to drink riskily—unless they have social support

Sexual assault is a prevalent problem on college campuses across the United States. It often follows alcohol consumption, which can impair people’s ability to consent to sexual activity. And, those drinking behaviors do not necessarily end once an assault has occurred. Sexual assault survivors are more likely to engage in and be surrounded by risky
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Pfizer Executive Admits They and the White House Lied About Vaccine Efficacy

For the most part, COVID-19 has receded into the background as an issue for Americans. For those of us who live in sane states, we haven’t worn a mask or… ...

Left Melting Down Over Latest Action in Trump Raid Case

There’s new action in the fight between President Donald Trump and the DOJ over the documents that they seized from his home when they raided it back in August. When… ...

SOS 101: Voting by Mail in Texas

"Texas Secretary of State John Scott today released the third installment of 'SOS 101,' a series of educational videos on the voting process in Texas ahead of the November 8, 2022 General Election." ...

CPRIT presents High Impact High Risk Award to School of Dentistry professor

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) presented its High Impact High Risk Award to Feng Tao, PhD, MD, professor in the Texas A&M University School of Dentistry in Dallas. The $237,500 grant is among 24 new statewide awards that CPRIT recently announced totaling $49 million to support cancer research in Texas. The Texas A&M
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How a Tiny Injured Kitten Kickstarted an Entire Sustainability Initiative

It’s so easy to pantomime corporations as mass polluters of the environment, but they’re run by humans, who reacted exactly as anyone else would when they saw a picture of Munchkin the orange Tabby. The stray kitten was taken in by rescuers after it was found with a plastic packaging ring from a Munchkin “Any
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Working to improve vaccine rates in rural areas in Texas

As communities begin to transition out of the emergency response phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, many unanswered questions remain. The most perplexing is, why, after all this time, are vaccination rates around the country still so low? To answer this question and better prepare for the next pandemic, the USA Center for Rural Health Preparedness
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This Ancient AC System will Cool your House Without Electricity

A designer has adapted ancient methods of A/C into a modern, stylish wall ornament that powerfully regulates indoor temperatures without a watt of electricity. The Nave is a large terracotta radiator filled with cold water, inspired by the Jarrah of ancient Palestine. Pores in the terracotta release tiny amounts of water which evaporate and cool
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Boy Told He was No Good is Now Captain of England’s Team and Makes Viral Video to Change Attitudes–WATCH

Harry Kane has become the most prolific goal-scoring Englishman in modern history, and he’s channeling this star power to help England break its stigma with mental health. He’s launched the Harry Kane Foundation to use his influence to help fund critical mental health work by coaching the power of positive thinking and resiliency, especially among
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Blake Masters Successfully Threads Party Unity Needle He Needs to Defeat Mark Kelly

While the polls have incumbent Arizona Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly slightly ahead of Republican Blake Masters, it’s clear that the race is tightening, and Masters is taking all the right… ...

White House Weighs in on All-Democrat LA City Council Scandal, Inexplicably Slams ‘MAGA’

The White House is the latest to denounce Los Angles City Council member Nury Martinez for her racist language revealed in leaked audio, with Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre calling Martinez’s… ...

Report: Biden Tried to Deceive Us With Naked Political Plea to the Saudis

As we previously reported, OPEC+ made the decision to cut two million barrels of oil a day in production, despite the White House’s pleas to produce more. That caused the… ...

Report: Another One at CNN About to Bite the Dust

We’ve seen a lot of upheaval at CNN since CEO Chris Licht came in and it’s been mostly positive, as he is reportedly trying to bring the network back more… ...

NEW: Stunning Revelation About How the FBI Tried to Take Down Donald Trump Prior to His 2016 Election

Just when you start to think the FBI couldn’t be exposed as any more corrupt, another revelation drops and ups the ante. That happened on Tuesday after a new report… ...

Will SCOTUS Side With the 1st Amendment–or Allow Leftist Thugs to Cancel It?

Other countries mouth allegiance to free speech, but only in America is it real. Only in America is there a Constitution demanding it. In Europe and Canada, it’s an illusion.… ...

Fishermen Getting Paid to Collect Plastic Trash at Sea, As Indonesia Slashes Pollution

  In Indonesia, small-time fishermen are being paid as part-time ocean cleanup crews, as the archipelago seeks to tidy their seas and raise awareness among stakeholders at the same time. The Ministry of Fisheries announced on October 4th they had stashed around $70,000, or 1 billion rupiah, with which to pay fisherman for any plastic
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Oil and Gas Drilling Pays for 9,350-Acre Expansion of Great Sand Dunes Nat’l Park, Adding Colorado Ranch Wetlands

Colorado is blessed with one of the finest-dealt hands of public land in North America, and it’s still growing. A nearby ranch was bought by a non-profit and turned over to the National Park Service to expand Great Sand Dunes National Park by 9,350 acres, (3,783 hectares). Encompassing biodiverse wetlands, the transfer of the Medano-Zapata
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In heated exchange, federal judge demands True the Vote identify who provided access to poll worker data

The Texas nonprofit has spread voter fraud conspiracy theories for years. Konnech Inc. accuses the organization of defamation and computer fraud in a lawsuit. ...

Vice President Kamala Harris calls on Texans to protect reproductive and voting rights during Austin visit

In a visit to Texas' capital, Harris rallied the state's voters around protecting reproductive and voting rights at the ballot box next month by keeping Democrats in power in Congress. The topic of immigration was absent from Harris' speeches Saturday. ...

GNN Celebrates 25 Years of Good News! Giving Away 2,500 Books to Any Groups Tackling Mental Health Problems

We are proud to announce the Good News Network has passed a major milestone— celebrating our 25th anniversary of delivering positive news to tens of millions of people worldwide. Instead of throwing a party, I’ve decided to do a huge giveaway to groups in the United States who are tackling depression and anxiety, much like
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Citroen’s New Electric Family Car Could Also Help Power Your Home

Citroen’s new family car, the Oli, can change from a family sedan, to a pickup truck, to a low-weight city car, and its battery can be used to add solar energy to the grid. For two decades manufacturers have been trying to create electric cars that are more practical, cost-effective, and attractive to the average
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Woke Biden Admin Goes Bio, Says All Transgender Women Are Subject to the Draft

The Biden administration respects and honors your identity — unless it needs you to potentially get shot or blown up to accomplish an important government goal. America’s oldest leader has… ...

Kamala Accidentally KOs Herself and Joe Biden on ‘Late Night’

Kamala Harris appeared with Seth Myers on “Late Night” on Monday night. Yes, it’s late night and sort of alleged comedy. That’s the kind of interviews that Joe Biden and… ...

Democrats Are Throwing Most Ad Money at a Single Issue, but the One They’re Ignoring Speaks Louder

When it comes to social media ad dollars, the Democrats have one that they feel moves the needle for them more than any other, but while they throw huge dollar… ...

Englishman Creates a Mental Health Walking Group Just for ‘Lads’ Like Him

An Englishman who went through nearly 10 years of mental turmoil has started a walking group to break the stigma associated with men and their mental health. After years of stuffing down a painful separation and a long custody battle, Scott Oughton-Johnson felt he couldn’t take it anymore, and so decided to go for a
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Crusading Liberal Reporter Calls Police on ‘Racist’ Mom Celebrating Columbus Day

At first blush, this story seems so ludicrous that it can’t be true–and yet it appears to be. A reporter triggered by the thought of celebrating Columbus Day claims he… ...

Desperate Democrats Stoop to European Fundraising Tour to ‘Stop MAGA Republicans’

Just one question: If Donald Trump and “MAGA Republicans” are “semi-fascists” — Biden would’ve gone with “fascist” but even his handlers likely thought that would’ve been too strong — why… ...

Astonishing New Poll Reveals How Many Americans Including Dems Think Biden Has Mental Issues

Joe Biden has had problems since before he got into office with incoherence and mental issues. But it seems to be getting progressively worse. Every week, heck, virtually every day,… ...