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Posts for Pratt on Texas

Are school boards powerless in Texas?

Michael Quinn Sullivan of EmpowerTexans.com posted on his Facebook: “The AP is reporting that SAT reading scores have dropped to new low. We’ve doubled per-pupil spending in Texas, yet test scores are declining. Who’d have imagined that?! Just waiting for the predictable “we just need more money” from the education establishment.” The story, out Wednesday, […]

By |September 15, 2011
Too many laws, ignorant cops prove it.

“On his way home Tuesday from Jim Plain Elementary School in Leander, fourth-grader Marshall May, sitting in the passenger seat of the family minivan, was ticketed for not wearing his seat belt properly,” reported the Austin American-Statesman.

By |June 6, 2011
Dutton's prisoner redistricting lawsuit is absurd

Houston Democrat Harold Dutton isn’t ashamed to admit that his community and Harris County as a whole spawn a ton of criminals. But as with most lefties, Dutton is so concerned with political power that the he doesn’t care how bad a light the facts of his redistricting lawsuit cast on his county.

By |May 17, 2011