border security

The Great Debates

Mar 20, 2015 By R.G. Ratcliffe

A couple of exchanges during debate in the Legislature this week are unlikely to find their way into etched stone.

Abbott Nibbles at the Policy Margins

Feb 17, 2015 By R.G. Ratcliffe

In the bright new day of Governor Greg Abbott, Texas and her people are strong and getting stronger, but his State of the State address only polished the edges on some of the major challenges facing the state.

The Free Texican Air Force

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Already running gunboats on the Rio Grande, the Texas Department of Public Safety has now purchased a manned spy plane to police the border.