Constitutional Election Amendments

Published Brownsville Herald October 28, 2007  Many of you may not know that there is an election going on and in fact early voting began on Monday. There are sixteen amendments to the Texas State Constitution being considered, five of which authorize the state to borrow money by issuing bonds and it guarantees that the […]

The MEDELLIN V. TEXAS issue is about more than “States Rights”

I have been reading the commentary about the MEDELLIN V. TEXAS case and those of the 51 other foreign nationals.  At issue is article 36 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations which reads in part ….if he so requests, the competent authorities of the receiving State shall, without delay, inform the consular post of the sending […]

Someone has to be responsible

Published Brownsville Herald 10/14/2007  It is problematic to find out whether a war was begun for “the right reasons”; it is even difficult to determine what the right reasons are before, during or after the event. I cannot support the initiation of any war that is solely for political or commercial gain, as it as […]