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Jimmie Don Aycock

"The current one-size-fits-all model for high school does not fit anyone, which is a problem for our students and our economy. Texas is a great place to do business, but our workforce is aging, and our schools aren’t producing nearly enough qualified skilled workers to fill the gap."

Jimmie Don Aycock *

Texas State Representative HD-54

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Texas Employment Update for June

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Texas dropped to 8.2 percent in June. Total non-farm employment expanded for the sixth straight time, adding 14,000 jobs for the month. This is reflected in the positive employment growth in seven of the eleven major industries: Education & Health Services; Professional & Business Services; Manufacturing; Construction; Trade, Transportation and Utilities; Mining and Logging; and Information (ordered by number of new jobs). The civilian labor force in Texas increased by 14,900 workers to reach over 12.176 million.   Read more »

at Jul 20, 2010 12:25 PM
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Breaking News: Republican Senator Lindsey Graham Announces That He Will Vote to Confirm Elena Kagan

Today Elena Kagan faces her first vote in the United States Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committtee is dominated by Democrats so Kagan is nearly certain to sail through this first round - as of this morning no Democrat has announced opposition to Kagan.

Senator Lindsey Graham, the GOP Senator from South Carolina has just announced on C-SPAN that he will vote in support of Kagan.

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at Jul 20, 2010 10:28 AM
       

Help Bryan Underwood Unseat Henry Cuellar and Join Him at an Event Near You

Join Bryan Underwood as his campaign to deliver common sense conservative solutions to Congress tours across South Texas' 28th Congressional District.

July 20 - Poth

July 22 - Floresville

July 28 - Schertz

August 18 - Seguin   Read more »

at Jul 20, 2010 9:27 AM
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TX Congressional Candidate Stephen Broden and Glenn Beck Discuss Collective Salvation and Political Correctness in Churches

Republican Congressional candidate for the 30th District of Texas, Pastor Stephen Broden, contrasts collective salvation with individual salvation on the Glenn Beck show. Individual salvation comes from individual responsibility, a value that conservatives embrace. Pastor Broden also discusses political correctness within the church.    Read more »

at Jul 19, 2010 7:17 PM
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Houston, We have a problem

The following was sent in from Texas Congressional Candidate John Faulk:

Last week, Sheila Jackson Lee took to the floor of the house. Click here for the video. It has been tearing up the Internet and again, she has embarrassed the great people of CD-18. Fortunately for us, the campaign is getting attention from all over the country. Donations have come from many states outside of Texas! People really do want a limited government, lower taxes and the freedom to pursue happiness. Prosperity is possible,

at Jul 19, 2010 4:53 PM
       

Bill White's Big Lie About Frontera

The following came in from the Republican Party of Texas:

On Sunday, the Dallas Morning News published a blockbuster story about the Democrats' nominee for governor, Bill White. The story's title is very straightforward: "Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White profited from failing oil and gas company."   Read more »

at Jul 19, 2010 2:51 PM
       

Gov. Bob McDonnell Turns $1.8 Billion Deficit Into $220 Million Surplus

It has only been 6 months since Virginia Governor Rob McDonnell has taken office, and he has already been able to take a $1.8 billion deficit and turn it into a $200 million surplus. As Virginia's first Republican governor in nearly a decade, Democrats should take note of McDonnell's successful conservative tactics. Gov.   Read more »

at Jul 19, 2010 11:43 AM
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Climate science: Lies and Cover ups

Last December, a series of emails were released showing a darker side to the climate change science. Climategate, as the scandal came to be called exposed, serious questions about much of what we have been told to be conventional wisdom were actually true.   Read more »

at Jul 19, 2010 9:53 AM
       

Why are Latinos turning to Whitman? - My Take

Many of you have heard me praise the late Richard Nadler. Richard compiled the most extensive research I have seen on the 2008 elections as to how candidates’ official positions regarding Illegal Immigration affected voters.   Read more »

at Jul 18, 2010 4:06 PM
       

Weekly Jobless Claims Report

Texas initial jobless claims for the week ending July 3 fell 3.2 percent to reach 18,758. Continued claims (those receiving benefits for two weeks or more) increased by 5,000 to reach 214,834. That is 28.1 percent lower than a year ago.   Read more »

at Jul 18, 2010 11:15 AM
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