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  • Congress, Administration must act to focus resources on NASA’s core mission
    Posted in Articles on February 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was founded in 1958 to support our nation’s space exploration and scientific advancement. For decades, NASA has played an important role in encouraging young Americans to pursue careers in math, science, technology, and engineering. It has always been on the cutting edge of attracting new ideas, new talent, and new businesses, and has helped facilitate the ability of America to achieve the ultimate high ground in any military conflict. For... Read more

  • SOTU Recap - 2015
    Posted in Articles on January 20, 2015 | Preview rr

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  • It is Time to Put America First
    Posted in Articles on July 14, 2014 | Preview rr

    The current crisis at the border is unparalleled in our history. Every day hundreds, if not thousands, of unaccompanied migrant children cross our southern border. Over 50,000 have crossed the border so far this year. The tide shows no sign of stopping with the Department of Homeland Security projecting a total of 100,000 unaccompanied children crossing the border for the fiscal year on September 30. Texas, my home state, has borne the brunt of this flood of immigration, having detained over 37,... Read more

  • Floor Speeches
    Posted in Articles on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    When a Member of Congress is given time to formally express an opinion or make a statement on an issue before the House, they are said to have the 'floor' of the House, and their views are referred to as a 'Floor Speech'.How House Members are allotted time to speak, or sometimes observe silence, are adapted from rules of order originally written by Thomas Jefferson. The speeches and other proceedings of the House are published daily in the Congressional Record.In the Speeches listed on this webs... Read more

  • Editorial Articles
    Posted in Articles on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    Editorials historically came about as a means to let the average person know the opinions of the editors and publishers of newspapers and magazines.Eventually editors realized that added interest in their newspapers and magazines could be sparked by allowing readers to express their opinions on the page opposite the editorial, and the modern op-ed was invented. Today 'editorial' and 'op-ed' are often used interchangeably to refer to any written piece expressing an opinion on the issues of the da... Read more

  • Editorial Articles
    Posted in Articles on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    Editorials historically came about as a means to let the average person know the opinions of the editors and publishers of newspapers and magazines.Eventually editors realized that added interest in their newspapers and magazines could be sparked by allowing readers to express their opinions on the page opposite the editorial, and the modern op-ed was invented. Today 'editorial' and 'op-ed' are often used interchangeably to refer to any written piece expressing an opinion on the issues of the da... Read more

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