February 2008

The Reality of Hope

The Reality of Hope Today Michael and I were in West Texas meeting and eating with a great bunch of El Pasoans. It was an honor and pleasure to make their acquaintances. As I greeted our guests I felt as though some could be categorized as curious, others hesitant,...

Which Delwin Jones Is This?

There must be are two men named Delwin Jones. One campaigns in Lubbock as a conservative. The other legislates in Austin like a liberal. His hometown paper helps keep up the myth, by failing to mention his voting record, just his campaign promises that aren’t kept....

Conventional Tactics Cost Taxpayers

Conventional waste is coming to Dallas, with the city council planning to purchase a plot of downtown land on which to build an attached Dallas Convention Center hotel. The purchase of land is estimated to set taxpayers back up to $41.3 million. All for something the...

Reform Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

When politicians talk about "reform" in criminal justice, you have to clutch your wallet tightly, because all too often they are looking to spend a lot more of your money — and make you feel guilty for asking a question. But last Session the House...

Buckley’s Passing Should Serve as a Reminder for Conservatives

Buckley’s Passing Should Serve as a Reminder for Conservatives by Michele J. Samuelson [email protected] George Will once said that without the National Review, we wouldn’t have gotten Goldwater, and without Goldwater, Reagan. If you’ve...