Todd Smith Archives - Texas Scorecard
2007’s Worst Mostly Gone

2007’s Worst Mostly Gone

Voters have been quietly busy separating the wheat from the chaff. Of the 31 Texas House Republicans making worse than a “C” on our 2007 Fiscal Responsibility Index, five years later nearly three-fourths have retired or been defeated—and nearly all have...
Senatorial Splendor

Senatorial Splendor

The new Texas Senate is shaping up to be a very good place for conservatives, following last night’s strong showings around the state – starting with big wins by conservative heroes Kelly Hancock and Larry Taylor. In Senate District 9, Mr. Hancock was strongly...
DMN: Anti-Compact, Pro-Tax

DMN: Anti-Compact, Pro-Tax

Reading over the editorial endorsements of the last several days, the Dallas Morning News has a very focused criteria for their candidates: opposition to the Texas Budget Compact, and a disturbing “flexibility” on raising taxes. In endorsing moderate lackey Todd Smith...
Big-Tax Todd

Big-Tax Todd

Well, the Dallas Morning News gets credit for being honest. Their endorsement in the Senate District 9 open-seat Republican primary contest is based on their desire for a Republican to champion tax increases. And in Todd Smith, they have their tax-hiking man. Texans...

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. Calls needed today for House Bill 5! NEW FEATURE:...