August 2010

Desperate Democrats in SBOE Campaign Play Race Card

Wow, Democrats working for Judy Jennings, left-wing ideologue for State Board of Education, must be getting desperate.  Recently, they launched another push poll on the SBOE 10 race in which they ask if voters know that Dr. Marsha Farney “attended a...

TxDOT Is Broke! So Spend More!

We keep being told the Texas Department of Transportation has completely run out of money, completely broke, and that all road construction will grind to halt in short order… unless Texans get behind a tax hike of one sort or other. And yet word comes this week...

Operation Duck and Cover II

Barack Obama will be back in Texas tomorrow. Once again Bill White, the Democratic nominee for governor, is purposefully avoiding the unpopular president. But this time not only to miss an inconvenient photo-op, Mr. White now takes another swipe at Texans serving in...

Is Jim Dunnam breaking residency rules?

Unlike in the US House of Representatives, the Texas House of Representatives requires its members to live within the district they represent, and candidates for such office to have established residency in the district. So one would think that such a stalwart member...

White’s Toxic Insurance Fix

Insurance is heavily regulated. Bananas aren’t regulated at all. Which industry’s prices do you prefer? The Dallas Morning News trumpeted a Bill White proposal for more government regulation of the homeowner’s insurance industry, claiming insurance companies should...

Straus & The Stealth Dems

Many conservatives have suggested Texas House Speaker Joe Straus might be a little too cozy with the Legislature’s liberals. The policy results of that relationship has been mapped and diagrammed by a Rice University professor and publicized by the Texas Tribune. All...

Who Will Tax You?

Even as the legislative cheerleaders for raising gas taxes have been sidelined and admit there isn’t the political will to grow government while making travel and transportation more expensive, other big spenders are stepping up efforts to build new avenues draining...