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Liberals’ Favorite Republican

Liberals’ Favorite Republican

Kevin Eltife – known best in Austin for his desire to raise taxes – is back at it, clamoring for more spending while bashing conservatives in the process. This time, he caught the attention of liberal bloggers who were quick to praise him. A perennially sub-par...

Far left’s utopian vision exposed at Netroots Nation

Far left’s utopian vision exposed at Netroots Nation

DETROIT -- Panelists at the Netroots Nation conference described their allies as “communists” and “anarchists” while admitting that, as liberals, “we like taxing things.” One panelist said he likes reading obituaries because “there are a bunch of Fox News viewers who...

Dispatch from Detroit: Netroots Nation 2014

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Dispatch from Detroit: Netroots Nation 2014

The nation’s largest annual gathering of liberal-progressive activists took place this past weekend in a paragon city of liberal “progress:” Detroit, Michigan. As an attendee of the Netroots Nation conference, I gained unscripted, unedited, and unpolished access to...

Empty Rhetoric

Empty Rhetoric

Issue-based caucuses dominated Friday’s schedule of the Texas Democratic State Convention in Dallas, where attendees gathered to address a specific topic.  Issues included unions, the environment, women, fair trade and racial groups. Despite the stated agenda to...

Update: Snowing in Texas 2, The Snowman Returns

Update: Snowing in Texas 2, The Snowman Returns

Recently, we reported on a website and twitter account from a group calling themselves “Texans4Justice” [sic]. This website and twitter account are paid for by a trial lawyer-funded political action committee (PAC) known as the BalancePAC. This same BalancePAC is...

Snowing in Texas

Snowing in Texas

Some political advertisements just don’t seem quite right. If you have been on Twitter lately, it is likely that you’ve come across a number of advertisements from an account calling for the removal and replacement of current Texas Supreme Court Justices Nathan Hecht,...