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Take the Freedom Pledge Today!

The Freedom Pledge is a new, interactive social media tool that will help identify which of your Facebook friends are most likely to vote for freedom. Then it’ll ask you to remind those friends to get out and vote this election season! Be an active citizen this Election Day and help others to “get out the vote” this year!

Kill the Death Tax

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. Join AFP in repealing the death tax.

Lie of the Year!

President Obama promised that under Obamacare, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” But, millions of Americans have now received cancellation notices or live in fear of receiving one; they liked their plans, and won’t be keeping them.

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Denton’s Fracking Ban on the Ballot

October 13, 2014 J

The City of Denton is considering a ban on fracking.  Voters will decide in November if the city will ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, a method of extracting gas from deep below the earth’s surface. The issue centers on who regulates oil and gas in the state.  Federal and state regulations currently apply, and […]

$6.3 Billion Surprises on the November Ballot

October 09, 2014

In addition to electing a new Texas governor, lieutenant governor and other officials, Texans will consider  $6,337,145,581 —that’s right, over $6.3 billion — in new local debt when they go to the polls in November.  Actually, early voting starts Oct 20 and runs through Oct 31. Few Texans realize that 87 local bond initiatives – […]

Poor SAT Scores Beg the Need for Education Reform

October 08, 2014

By Peggy Venable This week, the College Board released data which revealed the Class of 2014 posted some of the lowest SAT scores in more than 20 years.  The national reading scores averaged 497; Texans averaged 476. National math scores were 513; Texans averaged 495. National writing scores were 487 while Texans earned 461. Reading […]

Teachers Will Earn More with School Choice

September 25, 2014 J

We have been frustrated that only half the Education dollars get directed to the classrooms, and teachers earn only a fraction of that. TPPF has done a study of teacher pay when school choice is available to parents and kids. Then good teachers will be in demand and their pay will increase. Here is an […]

It’s Constitution Day!

September 17, 2014 J

We the People of the United States… It’s the supreme law of the land.  Written in the 18th century, the US Constitution was meant to serve generations to come as the principles the Founders articulated transcend both time and technology. The document wasn’t written to be placed on the shelf but to live in the […]