Twenty years ago Texas began its experiment allowing competition in the electricity market. Despite its great successes, it looks like competition may succumb to fearful politicians and rent-seeking generators and Wall Street bankers. On Episode 34 of the Liberty Cafe, we examine how and why all this happened.
Donald Trump had one of the most successful, conservative administrations in U.S. history. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill will discuss some signs that suggest a second Trump administration may not be as conservative.
Last week, Texas experienced its first electric grid emergency since Winter Storm Uri. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill explains why the emergency would have never occurred on a grid without renewable energy.
On this week's Liberty Cafe, Bill talks with Julie McCarty and Fran Rhodes of the True Texas Project about the first day of Ken Paxton's Senate trial and why the impeachment and trial pose a threat to the liberty of Texans.
Texas politicians had a problem this year: they had more money than they could legally spend. On this week’s Liberty Cafe, Bill explains how the Texas Legislature skirted an important constitutional spending limit without having to explain to anyone what they did.