‘Pathway’ to jail: Gov. Abbott says Texas will block border, arrest illegals

‘Pathway’ to jail: Gov. Abbott says Texas will block border, arrest illegals

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2021 Since Team Biden won’t build a border wall, Gov. Greg Abbott said Texas will. The state will construct border barriers at crossing areas along the Rio Grande that allow easy access to illegals entering the country, Abbott said on Thursday. Texas will also start arresting and jailing illegal immigrants […]

‘Neanderthal thinking?’ Texas records zero Covid deaths in first since last March

‘Neanderthal thinking?’ Texas records zero Covid deaths in first since last March

by WorldTribune Staff, May 18, 2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Sunday that there were zero Covid-related deaths on that day, noting it is “the only time that’s happened since data was tracked in March, 2020.” Abbott also reported that Texas had “the fewest Covid cases in over 13 months, the lowest 7-day Covid […]

The Lone Star fate: Abbott outsources governance to woke corporations

The Lone Star fate: Abbott outsources governance to woke corporations

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, April 13, 2021 Just over a year and a half until the Texas gubernatorial election and things are heating up in the Lone Star State. But as election talk simmers, enthusiasm for Gov. Greg Abbott remains lukewarm. It’s common to hear from the Republican base, “I’ll vote Abbott if I have […]

Texas governor calls on Biden to close child migrant facility after ‘credible’ reports of sexual assaults

Texas governor calls on Biden to close child migrant facility after ‘credible’ reports of sexual assaults

by WorldTribune Staff, April 8, 2021 Team Biden should immediately shut down a facility housing migrant children in San Antonio after “credible” complaints of sexual assaults taking place at the facility, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said at a Wednesday news conference. “This facility is a health and safety nightmare,” Abbott said. “The Biden administration should […]

Texas governor deploys National Guard; Will not be ‘accomplice’ to ‘open border policies’

Texas governor deploys National Guard; Will not be ‘accomplice’ to ‘open border policies’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 7, 2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he has deployed the National Guard in response to the crisis at the southern border which he said gets worse by the day due to Joe Biden’s “open border policies.” Abbott on Saturday said he launched Operation Lone Star “to combat the smuggling of […]

‘Eyes of Texas’ are on UT as governor ends mask mandates, opens state ‘100 percent’

‘Eyes of Texas’ are on UT as governor ends mask mandates, opens state ‘100 percent’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2021 “The Eyes of Texas are upon you”. And now, so are a lot of the mouths and noses of Texas after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ended the state’s mask mandate. “Too many Texans have been sidelined from employment opportunities; too many small-business owners have struggled to pay their bills. […]

Angry in oil-rich Texas: 135 ‘warming centers’, hearings set after millions lose power

Angry in oil-rich Texas: 135 ‘warming centers’, hearings set after millions lose power

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2021 Millions of Texans remained without power amid sub-freezing temperatures on Wednesday. The state scrambled to open “warming centers” as controlled outages were implemented to protect the grid from crashing from a record surge in demand as temperatures plunged to near zero in some areas. The state’s grid operator, the […]

‘Miraculous’: Heroes in the pews, concealed carry law credited in church shooting

‘Miraculous’: Heroes in the pews, concealed carry law credited in church shooting

by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2019 Changes in state law that allow concealed firearms inside places of worship proved instrumental during a Dec. 29 shooting in a Texas church, where a gunman was fatally shot by armed parishioners six seconds after opening fire. According to local police, the unidentified gunman pulled out a shotgun and […]