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From the beginning of time, rulers have lusted after absolute power. These autocrats only shared power to the extent necessary to prevent a coup by their lieutenants. “Peasants” had no voice in how they were ruled unless they banded together to overthrow their ruler. To minimize the potentia…

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A group of 17 stood in the sand outside of a green and white trailer at Stewart Beach. Their feet were so dark they had a greenish tint against the white sand because they worked with minimal sun protection. Walkie talkies were issued as they joked around and made plans for after work.

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Like a weighted blanket, the stifling heat covers the city of Philadelphia in 1787. The Founding Fathers of the Second Continental Congress endure days of oppressive heat in an airless room, hammering out the details of creating a new nation.

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At first glance, observers might — and some have — dismissed the Port of Galveston’s effort to track its environmental effects as a feel-good, green-washing stunt, or, as one environmental group representative characterized it, “window dressing.”

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Have you seen the most recent episode of the Howdy Rudy Show? Within two minutes, Rudy Giuliani told Chris Cuomo of CNN that he didn't ask Ukranian officials to investigate the Bidens — and that he did ask them to investigate the Biden, and he's proud of it.

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As a 43-year resident of our fine city, I've had the opportunity to serve in a number of elected and volunteer positions. In saying that, I feel I can state with some certainty the fairness and professional way our city handles our “dollars.” I'm stepping forward to urge each of you to vote …