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My Catholic Faith and My Politics

Prior to attending the University of St. Thomas in Houston, I knew very little about the Catholic faith.  I recall the first time I met someone I knew to be Catholic in elementary school, and wondered “If they’re Roman, how did they get here?”  My knowledge of Catholicism didn’t expand much beyond that point through… Read more »

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UH Researchers Find Climate Change Decreasing Houston’s Ozone Levels

Yet further proof that making policy based on assumptions of settled scientific evidence usually isn’t the best course of action, courtesy of The Daily Caller: Texas researchers published findings that global warming is actually reducing high-ozone days in the Houston area. The finding contradicts claims made by the Environmental Protection Agency that global warming will increase the… Read more »

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The Great Wedge: Immigration

The Hill published an interesting piece late last night discussing the division within the Republican party over immigration.  The division has been highlighted as of late with the “strongly considered, but not yet official” presidential campaign exploration talking tour of Jeb Bush.  While he generally is able to check all of the usual boxes attached to… Read more »

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Starting from the Middle

I don’t consider the goals of this blog to be all that ambitious.  If you pay close attention to media today, however, my comment may seem naive. You see, at first blush I seem fairly unusual for the political blogger.  I identify neither as a Democrat or Republican.  I’m neither liberal or conservative.  I hold… Read more »