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Setting the Stage: TX Primary

Setting the Stage: TX Primary

We’re now inside two weeks before the first-in-the-nation regular midterm primary election, as the Texas early voting process is now well underway in preparation for the March 6th regular primary vote. A total of 76 candidates are running for major statewide office,...
Bankruptcy Attacks Bogus

Bankruptcy Attacks Bogus

During the recent debate between the Republican candidates for Lt. Governor, I learned of an attack against Senator Dan Patrick over his bankruptcy in the late ‘80s. The attack struck me initially as a cheap shot because bankruptcy is a legitimate way for debtors to...
Anti-Gun Aggies?!

Anti-Gun Aggies?!

Everyone laughed when Texas A&M went and bought itself a law school. Now the joke really is on conservative Aggies, with word that the dean selection committee includes a professor who says the Second Amendment should be repealed and tells students that the U.S....
Dan Patrick for Lt. Gov.

Dan Patrick for Lt. Gov.

Texas uniquely vests a great deal of power and responsibility in the office of lieutenant governor. In the 2014 election cycle, Texans suffer from an embarrassment of riches. It speaks highly of the fortunes of the state that four, thoughtful, qualified individuals of...
Patterson Misses The Target

Patterson Misses The Target

If Jerry Paterson is the state’s next lieutenant governor, conservative groups and donors will find themselves under the same attacks from state government that the Obama Administration’s IRS has been waging from DC. Or so he indicated last night. Today, he says he...