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Commentary: Lone Star Status

Commentary: Lone Star Status

Though the 2020 election is more than a year away, we can already see that the state of Texas is going to be the key to determining whether the Republicans will have a chance to reclaim the House majority next year or if Democrats will actually expand their conference...
Commentary: Impeachment Politics

Commentary: Impeachment Politics

With the House beginning the impeachment inquiry, it is a good time to overlay the political map regarding those Democratic members who may find themselves in a difficult position as a result of this procedure. In all, President Trump carried 31 congressional...
Just An Errand Girl?

Just An Errand Girl?

Many people watching last week’s hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary were surprised to glimpse U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Houston) caught slyly passing an envelope to one of the attorneys representing Christine Blasey Ford. Her office has now...
Just An Errand Girl?

Defunding The Swamp’s Administrators

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) sponsored an amendment to reduce the salary of an out of control bureaucrat to $1. The amendment would have reinstated the 19th Century Holman Rule, which Democrats rescinded in 1983 when they held the majority. The...
Swamp Spending

Swamp Spending

Congressional Republicans and Democrats actively colluded last week to spend even more of your money in Washington, D.C. in the omnibus funding bill. The swamp has declared war on taxpayers. It is sickening to think that the Democrats got more spending out of a...
US House Advances Tax Cuts

US House Advances Tax Cuts

Texas’ delegation to the US House voted down party lines for the historic tax cut on Thursday. Authored by US Rep. Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) who chairs the Ways and Means Committee, the measure is designed to lower rates and simplify the federal tax code. On this...
GOP’s New Entitlement For Illegal Aliens

GOP’s New Entitlement For Illegal Aliens

Illegal aliens might be the biggest beneficiaries of the GOP “replacement” to ObamaCare proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. House. Is your Republican congressman going to let that happen on Thursday? Very possibly. Members of Congress are poised to vote...