Jocelyn: Trafficked and Afraid
The Biden administration’s disastrous policies are making it easy for cartels to make life miserable for children.
POLL: Voters Say Illegals Should Be Sent to ‘Sanctuary Cities’
Eighty-three percent of voters believe it is either “very important” or “somewhat important” to secure the southern border and end illegal immigration.
Texas GOP Voters Oppose Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan
In a poll released Tuesday, GOP voters voiced their opinions on different state and federal issues.
Border Patrol Encounters Record-Breaking 2.1 Million Illegal Aliens
The crisis continues as August numbers bring the fiscal year’s total number of encounters on the southern border to 2,150,244.
Giving Us More Gas (Taxes)
Ever heard of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Commission? Well, they want your money. This quasi-governmental body is suggesting that gasoline taxes be TRIPLED over the next five years. Big Government, not Big Oil,Â is already the biggest...
You Say You Want A Revolution
On the night of December 16, 1773, the Sons of Liberty boarded a ship in Boston Harbor and destroyed the tea â€“ dumping it in the water â€“ as a way to protest the British governmentâ€™s tax policies. Supportive crowds stood on waterâ€™s edge. British sailors watched...
More than two dozen members of the Texas Legislature are calling on Congress to maintainÂ the sales tax deduction for Texans on our federal income taxes. Unless Congress acts, we'll again lose this important protection. For many years, only people living in states...
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...
Cornyn Among Few Senators to Vote Against Pork for Bike Paths, Montana Ballpark, and “Peace Garden”
Texas Senator John Cornyn was one of a handful of U.S. Senators to vote against three separate servings of pork. First, he was among 14 Senators who voted for an amendment to the transportation funding bill to stop any further pork projects before deficient bridges...
Grow Government Today, Pay For It Later
Bad ideas are running rampant in Beantown. I've come to Boston for the National Conference of State Legislators. It should be called the National Conference for Growing Government. By and large, NCSL is a cheerleading session for thoseÂ legislators, bureaucrats,...
Tearing Down Walls, Advancing Liberty
It was 20 years ago today, on June 12, 1987, that Ronald Reagan stood at the Brandenburg Gate, in West Berlin, and uttered perhaps the most important words of the 20th Century. He said, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! ... Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall....