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Maybe Wade Was Too Busy Suing Someone…

The Athens Review has a Q&A up with Wade Gent, the trial lawyer running against conservative champion Betty Brown. He may be a decent lawyer, but he apparently doesn't know much about the state legislature. Maybe he was too busy filing frivilous lawsuits to pay...

No Principles, Good At Any Price

In the race for House District 61, former Weatherford mayor Joe Tison told the Fort Worth Star Telegram today that “he would consider changing his position on any issue if he believed that a majority of his constituents felt differently.“ In short, Joe Tison believes...

An Endorsement That Wasn’t

Politicians are very careful about who and how they endorse, and how and who they don't. But apparently incumbent State Rep. Jerry Madden of Plano has been playing fast and loose with his endorsement list... And Attorney General Greg Abbott is rightly unamused. In a...

Stafford’s Stink

When liberal editorial page editors make endorsements, particularly in a Republican Primary, one has to expect to wear waders and a nose clip. But the Dallas Morning News' endorsement of Charles Stafford of Denton reeks of bad ideas that he apparently stunk up all by...

Haggerty the Benevolent

Nothing’s quite so distasteful in our democratic republic as an autocratic politician who demands that his every word and action be seen as benevolent kindness by those over whom he rules, er, represents. Such is the case with El Paso’s Pat Haggerty. Haggerty...

Vote on Whether Dallas Taxpayer Dollars Should Pay for Hotel

The Dallas City Council voted on February 13 to enter into a lease-purchase agreement under which taxpayer dollars would subsidize a convention center hotel. The Dallas Business Journal has an online poll in which you can vote on whether this is an appropriate use of...

Who Loves Charlie Geren?

Texas' illegal aliens -- he has been their go-to Republican. Check out the YouTube Valentine's message.

Fools Soon Part You from Your Money

Who do Collin County officials think they’re fooling anyway? Apparently, everyone. Michael Sullivan was on CBS 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth this week, interviewed as part of an investigation  into questionable travel by elected officials. This is why local governments...