Texas GOP Vice Chair Candidates Interviewed at Grassroots Forum
Delegates to the Republican Party of Texas convention next week will select the new vice chair for the Texas GOP.
Matthew McConaughey Blasted Over Gun Control Proposal
“Another Hollywood actor shilling for gun control while they live in a gated community …”
The Costs of Texas’ Porous Southern Border
While President Biden continues to loosen border control, many Texans are paying the price.
Will Texas Follow Florida’s Lead Against Grooming?
With the Texas GOP convention on the horizon, the issue is expected to be a hot topic among party activists.
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...
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
Nothingâ€™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 Pasoâ€™s Pat Haggerty. Haggerty...
Texas GOP Primary Ballot to Include Spending Limitation Resolution
Texas Republican primary voters will weigh in on a non-binding resolution that asks whether state and local governments should be required to limit annual budget increases to the sum of the population growth and inflation rate. The measure is likely to pass...
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 theyâ€™re fooling anyway? Apparently, everyone. Michael Sullivan was on CBS 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth this week, interviewed as part of an investigation Â into questionable travel by elected officials. This is why local governments...
Yes, immigration is a federal issue. Yes, the appropriate policy solutions will be complex and precarious. But, often overlooked, is the simple fact that illegal immigration presents a tremendous cost on state and local taxpayers. The stateâ€™s biggest budget driver...
Can’t Count on Administrators
I had begun to feel a great sense of pride in my hometown over the last several months.Â It seemed that Wimberley ISD â€“ where I graduated High School in 2005 â€“ was poised to do something I would never expect a bunch of educrats to do; stand up for taxpayers.Â ...