Jul 21 2017
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Initiative, not Dependence Rich Sena Late one morning last week my doorbell rang. Firmly expecting to be given a pitch by a religious group, I was surprised to see a young boy holding a business card to give me, with a supportive mom standing beside him. .. Read More

Aug 01 2017
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A Victory for Religious Freedom The state of Missouri has a nickname. It’s called the Show Me State, based on a Missouri congressman’s remarks at a committee hearing in 1899. It seems that a government bureaucrat was giving long, complicated, and evas.. Read More

Aug 25 2017
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The beginning of football season is upon us, and I look forward with great anticipation to Friday Night Lights here in Boerne. It is exciting to see so many students, parents, and community members pack Boerne ISD Stadium to cheer on our high school teams.. Read More

Sep 07 2017
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Considering all the dissension generated by Confederate statues in public places, I thought I’d throw my two cents in. I realize this is a politically sensitive topic, often considered taboo to address. But no American should be shamed into silent submi.. Read More

Sep 07 2017
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Just 9 months ago, the 2016 election cemented Republican control of both chambers of the US Congress, the president, vice president, both chambers of the Texas legislature, governor, and lieutenant governor. It is a good time to pause and take stock of th.. Read More

Oct 18 2017
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Free Stuff and Other Fantasies I was the new kid on the block. Just finished my stint in the US Air Force, and began my new civilian career at IBM. My boss reached out and tapped me, the new guy, to serve on a committee to plan the annual Family Day. IBM .. Read More

Oct 18 2017
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STOP POPOVICH STOP   As I watched the many interviews of Gregg Popovich and his outbursts concerning Donald Trump I have to admit that he sounds more and more like the communists he once studied in the 60’s. Popovich has been given a pass by most, .. Read More

Nov 05 2017
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Justice for the Little Sisters Two years ago, in October 2015, I wrote a column in this space. I told the story of the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of Catholic nuns who dedicate their lives to serving the poorest elderly and dying folks. The nuns w.. Read More

Nov 19 2017
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The Cranberry Economy   When I teach Macroeconomics to my students the first concept that we discuss of course are the basics such as Factors of Production, Supply and Demand, and of course TANSTAAFL.(There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch) One .. Read More

Dec 03 2017
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In the Swamp Back in 2011, a Democrat congress passed a law to “reform” the financial industry in America. It was signed into law by a Democrat president. The law provided for creation of an agency called the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB.. Read More