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The GOP Tax Bill and the New Normal

The GOP Tax Bill and the New Normal

Well, it’s been almost a year, and President Trump and the congressional Republicans finally have their first major legislative victory. That’s right! A year of legislative activity, with much capitulation to the left side of the isle, and this is all we have. So much winning. In the final days before its weekend passage, the…

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Trump Tweets on Debt, Debt Continues to Rise

Trump Tweets on Debt, Debt Continues to Rise

Yesterday, President Trump put out a tweet. I know, right? What else is new? He does that all the time, and they’re often over the top! Well, what makes this tweet noteworthy is its topic: The National Debt. This is a subject that Trump seldom discusses, but when he does, it makes you wonder if…

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Washington Subsidizes Chinese Shipping, Raising Prices Domestically

Washington Subsidizes Chinese Shipping, Raising Prices Domestically

It’s officially the Christmas season! Families are decorating for the Yuletide, the kids are looking forward to the day when they’re out of school until the new year, and Texas businesses are hard at work in the season where many make the majority of their sales. However, for those that use the mail to conduct…

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Texas Wind Energy Reaches New Heights

Texas Wind Energy Reaches New Heights

The Chron is reporting that energy produced through wind has overtaken coal to become the second biggest energy resource in Texas. The article states, “When a 155-megawatt wind farm in West Texas began commercial operation this month, it pushed the state’s wind power capacity to more than 20,000 megawatts, surpassing 19,800 megawatts of capacity from coal-fired power…

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Washington to Austin: No Money for Harvey Recovery

Washington to Austin: No Money for Harvey Recovery

In 2012, the Obama Administration requested $60.4B for costs associated with the response and recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Congress approved $51B on January, 2013. Immediately after Harvey struck, Trump stated “you’re going to see very rapid action from Congress.” “We’re going to get your funding.” And yet, in October, Governor Greg Abbott requested $61B for…

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2017 Federal Tax Reform Bill

2017 Federal Tax Reform Bill

Last week the U.S. House passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” its first major revision to the U.S. tax code since 1986. What changes are in store and what will they mean to Texas? Will this 440-page bill, when reconciled with its Senate counterpart and passed into law, save the Union from financial doom?…

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BitCoin and Texit

BitCoin and Texit

Anyone who has kept up with Bitcoin (BTC) knows that BTC has become a huge deal and quite the money making investment, with prices increasing seven-fold since the beginning of 2017. They also know that fundamental changes are in the works. The changes that are in preparation to be implemented have been divisive. In fact,…

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Federal Spending/Debt Will Drag Texas Down With D.C.

Federal Spending/Debt Will Drag Texas Down With D.C.

At this moment, the United States federal debt stands at a crushing $20,498,113,600,000. Let that sink in. 45.3% of Americans pay no federal tax, meaning that only 111 million Americans pay any income tax at all (note that the current population of the United States is currently 326 million). Let’s do the math. If we divide…

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Catalonia, South Tyrol and Austria: Part 2

Catalonia, South Tyrol and Austria: Part 2

In this two-part article on Catalonia, South Tyrol and Austria, we are examining disparate independence movements while highlighting a unifying theme. Part 1 covered Catalonia and South Tyrol. In this second part, we look at Austria and then close with some observations. Austria Austria recently elected Europe’s youngest national leader, 31-year old Sebastian Kurz.1 Although…

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Texas Monthly Warming to Independence

Texas Monthly Warming to Independence

Recently, the fairly Austintatious periodical Texas Monthly did a piece on Texas Independence, and of all the left-of-center press that’s ever covered the topic in my memory, I must say that Texas Monthly almost seemed giddy about the prospect of, if not a Republic of Texas, then at least the open discussion of it. Why…

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Washington Folds: Texas Regains Thousands of Acres Taken at the Red River!

Washington Folds: Texas Regains Thousands of Acres Taken at the Red River!

Late last week, a federal judge ruled in favor of the plaintiffs concerning the Red River land grab! Those of you who have been regular readers of the Texian Partisan might remember our series on this topic (1, 2, 3), where we detailed the federal government’s appropriation of nearly a hundred thousand acres of privately…

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How the Catalan Independence Movement Has Inspired Secession in Texas

How the Catalan Independence Movement Has Inspired Secession in Texas

At first glance, Catalonia, the northeast region of Spain, and the state of Texas don’t seem to have much in common. Catalonia is a fairly liberal state. The region’s stance on immigration is more open than other parts of Spain: Catalonia prides itself as the “the land of welcoming,” and Catalans have publicly demanded that the…

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Leander: The Future Fort Knox of Texas

Leander: The Future Fort Knox of Texas

It’s been decided! The Texas Bullion Depository is going to be located in the city of Leander. Though, according to an article from Community Impact, the actual location is not being released for security considerations, Leander will play host to the very first gold depository that isn’t administered by the federal government. For those in…

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Catalonia, South Tyrol and Austria: Part 1

Catalonia, South Tyrol and Austria: Part 1

While Catalonia continues to pursue complete autonomy from Spain, some in South Tyrol are aiming to return to their cultural roots in Austria. Concurrently, the Austrian chancellor wants Austria to remain in the European Union. What do each of these developments have in common? In this article, we’ll examine each situation and then tie them…

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Zogby Poll May Show U.S. Shifting in Favor of Gun Control

Zogby Poll May Show U.S. Shifting in Favor of Gun Control

Yesterday, Zogby Analytics released a poll on gun control. No, it wasn’t one asking if we should get rid of the second amendment. Zogby admits that those numbers are strongly in 2A’s favor. However, what Zogby found may represent a turning point, of sorts, in public opinion on gun control. Zogby took 1514 likely U.S….

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FEMA Confiscations: Legalized Theft

FEMA Confiscations: Legalized Theft

Scan the comment section of any Texian Partisan article about FEMA and you will see fellow citizens sharing their own experiences or the second-hand stories of friends who stood prepared to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and were thwarted by FEMA officials. Nursing home generators, water supplies, water trucks, food, and medical supplies…

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A Citizen of Texas: Gustav Schleicher

A Citizen of Texas: Gustav Schleicher

A few months ago, my family and I made a visit to the United States National Cemetery in San Antonio, out near Fort Sam Houston. For those that are history enthusiasts, this can be a wonderful way to indulge that passion, by visiting the graves of those that made history. Although I could go on…

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GOP Tax-Plan Cuts 401K Contributions

GOP Tax-Plan Cuts 401K Contributions

It seems that the new GOP tax-plan won’t just include cuts in tax-rates, it’ll also include cuts to the amount of money you’ll be allowed to invest for your retirement! According to an article in USA Today, possibly the biggest modification caused by the new tax-plan is the “slashing the maximum limit on pre-tax 401(k)…

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Catalan and Texas Independence

Catalan and Texas Independence

After a declaration of independence that followed a successful independence referendum, the Spanish government imposed direct rule on Catalan, sent in the national police, and forced many of Catalan’s leaders into exile abroad. Speaking from Brussels, Carles Puigdemont, the deposed president of Catalan, insisted on his legitimacy and said, “‘To the people of Catalonia, I…

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Disarming the Public is Good for Tyrants

Disarming the Public is Good for Tyrants

Every time a shooting makes the news, a cry goes out for “common sense gun control.” What exactly does that mean? The best answer is a straight up ban on all firearms. That can not happen outright. We must whittle away at the Second Amendment with work-arounds. A law that restricts guns there, ammo here,…

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