The Land of the Morning Calm and Afternoon Chaos By Edwin Feulner Founder of Heritage Foundation For many years Korea has been known as “The Land of the Morning Calm.” Sunday, Feb. 7, I could have added a post-script: “The morning calm and the afternoon chaos!”
By Ed Feulner When you think of the United States as being free, what comes to mind? The ability to speak your mind? To vote? To live and work where you please? Good answers, but there’s another kind of liberty that’s easily overlooked, although it affects nearly everything we do.
By Michael Novotny, Salado ISD Superintendent Last week we successfully refinanced $3.135 million of previous bonds from an interest rate of 4.00% to an interest rate of 1.44%. This will save the taxpayers of our school district between $29,325 and $34,900 per year for the next eight years, for a total savings of $255,100.
Families advance with recent tax bill, but corporations got a lot more By Frank Clemente Surprisingly, Congress’s $680 billion holiday-season tax deal will bring some cheer to working families and not just to big corporations this year. Refundable tax credits putting extra cash in the hands of hard-pressed workers and parents were included in a […]
A Victory for All American Private Property Owners by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Mac Thornberry Imagine that you had worked hard to purchase a piece of property, pay your taxes on the land, and plan to pass it along to your children for their use and enjoyment. All seems well until an […]
One must emerge from behind the veil to discuss openly reasons for decisions By Preston-Dankert Village of Salado Alderman There is a point when one must emerge from behind an iron veil and discuss openly the reasons that decisions are made, or not made, and the repercussions that those decisions have on our village.
Advanced directives give people choice By Dr. David R. Grube My mom paid a painful price for not completing an advance directive about her preferences for end-of-life medical care. She was an intelligent and organized woman who had everything in her and my dad’s life planned out and written down. She even drafted her own […]