July 2010

DC Dems’ political fog on Texas

DC Dems’ political fog on Texas

Given the self-delusional world inhabited by many Liberals, it comes as no surprise that many of them are giddy with a Washington Compost report which claims the race for governor is now a toss-up. The very liberal, and advocacy prone, D.C. Newspaper published this:...

Green Energy’s Big Costs

Texas consumers will soon be paying more for electricity. But this isn’t because of deregulation and greedy electricity companies, as is so often claimed. Instead, it is the result of some decisions soon to be made by Texas’ Public Utility Commission. Energy...

Tribune Tarring a Hero

Papers like the Austin American Statesman and the Waco Herald-Tribune should think twice before running articles from non-profit political muckraking outfits, like the Texas Tribune. Today, Ross Ramsey, managing editor of the Tribune, ran an ill-conceived poorly...

Royger’s Fork

One of the most reviled characters in English history was John Morton, Lord Chancellor and chief tax collector to the Tudor king Henry VII. Morton was known for an infamous logical fallacy: if a subject lived extravagantly, he must have plenty of money to pay hefty...

Greg Abbott for Attorney General

The president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today announced the endorsement of Greg Abbott for re-election as Texas’ Attorney General. “With the increasing pace of federal intrusions on the states, and the high cost to taxpayers, Texans are fortunate to have...

Jones Decries Fed Power Grab

If California Democrat Henry Waxman gets his way, state authority over “oil and gas exploration and production” would be usurped by the federal government. That’s how Texas Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones is describing the effects of HR...

Inflation works in news reporting too

In the past couple of months Democrat Bill White has been uncovered as having netted over a million dollars from a company that he consistently told the press he didn’t make any significant money from – it must be nice to consider a million dollar-plus net profit to...

Does Congress Really Care About the States?

Tomorrow morning, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and the minority leader of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), will address the National Conference of State Legislatures in Louisville, Kentucky. Wouldn’t it...