The Texas Senate on Monday voted out sweeping school funding legislation that would give every teacher in Texas a $5,000 raise while giving property tax cuts to homeowners and business owners (Source: dallasnews.com). The Senate action means both chambers of the Legislature have passed their own versions of a bill to dedicate at least $9 billion […]
By Terry Paulson, PhD Free and open political discussions have always helped make America strong. Such dialogue is the fire that tests the metal of our convictions and the depth of our understanding. They aren’t to be avoided but harnessed in a way that risks influence without demonizing adversaries. In a free society, finding clarity is […]
Robert E. Hall and Don Beck, PhD join McCuistion for a riveting conversation discussing today’s social and political climate and what can be done to address the polarizing going on in the American society.
President Trump has called the media the enemy of the people, routinely castigates them, and has referred to the media as the “opposition party” to his administration. The media has always been the whipping boy of the politician, this is not new. Journalists are supposed to ask questions, get answers from many different sources, and […]
Free speech has changed and many in the U.S. are abridging the meaning and the fundamental premise of what it is. The Internet opens up new possibilities, the polarization of America is making for “new” rules- one of which is it’s free speech if I agree with the premise.