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The Republican Who Protected Unions (And Democrats)

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The Republican Who Protected Unions (And Democrats)

It’s an issue that united small business, big business, the Republican establishment, and the conservative grassroots. It drew the ire of the Democratic Party and labor unions. The legislative initiative was killed not by parliamentary tricks organized by Democrats,...

HB 22: Austin goes Madison

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HB 22: Austin goes Madison

All it took was one overzealous and partisan district attorney to be teamed up with one dishonorable judge in Madison for Wisconsin conservative activists to see militarized police teams bust through their doors in pre-dawn raids. If the Texas House has its way, these...

HB 22: Austin goes Madison

It Can Happen Here, Too

Something I learned while we were winning the Texas Speech Fight: an investigator for the Texas “Ethics” Commission stalked my family, in person and online. They trolled neighborhoods, in hopes of snapping pictures of my wife and kids. Intimidation, threats and...

Hey Media, Be Happy We Won!

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Hey Media, Be Happy We Won!

Lost in the coverage of Michael Quinn Sullivan and Empower Texans' historic win against the Texas Ethics Commission last week was one terrifying argument put forward by lawyers for the Commission. It's an argument over the scope of the TEC's power to regulate speech...

Carona Opposes Hall’s Impeachment

Carona Opposes Hall’s Impeachment

Early this morning, State Sen. John Carona released a statement via email in opposition to the impeachment proceedings of UT Regent Wallace Hall, a whistleblower who’s unearthed several alleged scandals: “I have been asked by a number of people in recent weeks my...