July 2009

Hutchison Only Kinda Responds To Our Criticism

After posting a rebuttal to Sen. Hutchison’s claim Texas should have taken mandate-heavy stimulus money, her campaign asked if we’d post a response, designed to expound on her points and explain her position. I happily agreed. What was submitted follows here; you’ll...

Hutchison Now Wants Federal Mandates?

Regardless of the rewrites attempted by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s unannounced gubernatorial campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the conservatives in the Legislature were right to stop the string-laden “stimulus” dollars from entering Texas’...

What Part of ‘Illegal’…

Why is it even a question as to whether or not illegal aliens (or undocumented immigrants or whatever we’re supposed to call them) should get in-state tuition? They aren’t in the state legally, so why should taxpayers subsidize tuition? And federal law...

Transit Costs

How much does your transit authority cost you? Rail may seem affordable to the citizens of a transit district until they read about transit’s annual cost per household. Here is my conclusion about the Houston transit authority which is fueled with a one percent...