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GOP Voters Energized in Rio Grande Valley

GOP Voters Energized in Rio Grande Valley

RGV voters turned out in record numbers in the Republican primary. Democrats had a comparatively depressed turnout, in what will no doubt be seen as a validation of national political watchers’ predictions of a red wave in November.

Slawson Slams Sheffield in Runoff Triumph
Slawson Slams Sheffield in Runoff Triumph

Sheffield is headed for the exits and a self-described “bold constitutional conservative, a fierce taxpayer advocate, and pistol-packin’ mama” is taking his place.

No Headline: Conservatives Press For Sanity

Seventeen members of the Texas House have sent a letter to Texas’ delegation to the U.S. Congress, urging them to sustain the President’s veto of the massive expansion of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Don’t expect the letter to make the newspapers — they only write about socialists endorsing big government.

Tax First, Spend More

Never has a newspaper gotten the story so right. The section heading said it all, “Taxing As A First Option.” That’s precisely the attitude of so many in government, and in this case the government apologists are admitting it.