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Fake Republican PAC Endorses Felon
Fake Republican PAC Endorses Felon

The “Republican Voters of Texas PAC” is supporting a candidate who was convicted for running a timber theft operation.

Tarrant Judges Defy Voters
Tarrant Judges Defy Voters

Despite the voters of Tarrant County choosing him to handle the majority of cases involving Child Protective Services, Judge Alex Kim will no longer have the job he was elected to do.

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Taxing Jobs

No title makes conservatives’ skin crawl like “tax assessor/collector.” It’s just not a job most of us hope our little conservative bundles of joy grow up to be. But thank goodness someone does, because it’s a critically important position.

Your Honor

Speaking in Farmers’ Branch this week I saw a familiar face in the audience – one of my upper-classman from Texas A&M. It turns out that Steven Autry is now seeking to serve as the judge of the Dallas County Criminal Court #4. He was a positive influence on me as a cadet 20 years ago, and I have no doubt he’ll serve the people of Dallas with distinction. Good luck, Mr. Autry, sir!

Help The Good Guys

Hard to believe, but true, we do have a strong number of fiscally conservative lawmakers in the Texas Legislature. While outnumbered, they fight the fight for our values and principles regardless of political pressure. But doing the right thing comes at a cost. One of the taxpayers’ champions in the legislature is State Rep. Corbin Van Arsdale of Harris County.

Red-Lighting Hypocrisy

Confronted with not getting 100% of the money, the city of Nederland (near Beaumont) is backing out of their red-light camera contract.

State Fines Blanco County Taxpayers $80k Over Courthouse Windows

This story shows just how dysfunctional big government can be. The Texas Historical Commission is taking $80k from Blanco County taxpayers because the County, following a hail storm, replaced its wooden courthouse windows with acrylic windows that are virtually indistinguishable but considerably less expensive. 

Leonard: Bad for Taxpayers

Voters in State House District 97 probably don’t need the reminder, but candidate Bob Leonard — the former rep-turned-lobbyist supported by the grow-government crowd — has an abysmal record on taxpayer issues. The Texas Legislature has too many faux fiscal conservatives as it is; we don’t need another one.

Corpus Right

I’m really excited about two incredible individuals who will be challenging incumbent Democrats in the 2008 general election.

The Right Man

One of the taxpayers’ best friends in the Texas Legislature is Bill Zedler, R-Arlington. And that means the grow-government crowd has painted a target on his forehead.