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Congressional GOP Grows Spine Before Texas House

Congressional GOP Grows Spine Before Texas House

So who would have thought Republicans in Congress would grow a spine faster than Republicans in the Texas House? Well, they did by kicking the crony DEM-establishment leadership to the curb. As NBC political analyst Mark Murray noted in a tweet today “To recap: [Eric]...

Straus Attacks Abbott Agenda

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Straus Attacks Abbott Agenda

Throwing what can best be described as a wide-ranging temper tantrum in the face of unease among his inner-circle, House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday lashed out at many of Gov. Greg Abbott's marquee proposals and attacked the conservative Senate led by Lt. Gov. Dan...

Obstructionist

Obstructionist

Looking at the new statewide issues polling from Texas Tribune, I am struck again by just how out of touch Joe Straus and his "leadership" team really are from the mainstream of Texas. Let's step back. The closest thing to "Joe Straus on the Texas Ballot" was in the...

Fixing the ObamaCare Mess

From the unsustainable expansion of entitlements and spending to the
colossal national debt and a nearly indiscernible tax code, Washington
has a habit of taking control of things and promptly making a mess of
them.