Above the Law

Austin Police Officers will have to abide by the “Texting While Driving” ban but not really. Police officers will be allowed to email (notice they use email not text) using semantics to avoid a law everyone else will be ticketed for come Friday. KLBJ radio...

2010: RINO sweep or conservative restoration?

The year is winding down and the enemies of Liberty are winding up. I’m quite sad to report that in many parts of Texas, some of those enemies, knowing they are unlikely to get elected to power running as Democrats, are running as Republicans. When it is power over...

Lotto or casino, gamble without my money

Big story out in the San Antonio Express-News reports: “If you play the lottery, you might not think it’s a gamble to ask a store clerk to check your ticket. You might want to think again.” The story goes on to detail a pattern of fraud, theft and abuse in the...

Tyler Paper Tells TML Off

The Texas Municipal League – a tax-financed lobby group that regularly seeks powers to expand the role and size of government – is finding that maybe they’ve stepped too far, as the Tyler Morning Telegraph and other papers beat them about the head and shoulders. TML...
Isett Retirement A Loss For Taxpayers

Isett Retirement A Loss For Taxpayers

Responding to news reports today that State Rep. Carl Isett of Lubbock will not be seeking re-election, the president of Empower Texans / Texans for Fiscal Responsibility said the state’s taxpayers are losing a true champion in the Legislature. “We’re very sorry...