On the eve of another democratic presidential debate, who’s talking about the military? Mobilizing an important demographic for 2020, we’ll have the latest. Also, a reporter for military times tries to get answers from the democratic challengers to questions related to active duty and veterans issues. We’ll hear what he found out. And, how the president is trying to appeal to military voters. A move one Texas legal expert says undermines military justice. Plus a cheating scandal the size of Texas? The Houston Astros face tough questions, and possible penalties. All that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:
You know the feeling, you need to use an app or a piece of software and, suddenly, you encounter a big, legal document asking for your consent. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.
The president takes aim at a decades-old law preventing tax exempt churches from engaging in politics. But there’s more to the story – we’ll explore. Plus: After hours of public testimony, a controversial bill banning sanctuary cities moves on to the full senate. We’ll have the latest. Also: The wall’s not up yet, but another barrier’s already rising, hitting Texas border cities: the surging dollar versus the peso. We’ll have the view from main street. And new life for an old idea: Teachers are telling students to learn what ever they want. All those stories and more, on today’s Texas Standard: