October 2010

Is UT Shilling For The Left?

It’s being reported that the University of Texas e-mail system was used to urge all students to “vote straight Democratic” in unsolicited messages. This would appear to be in direct conflict with the tax-funded institution’s policies. Writing...

Texas Sales Tax Nexus

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is challenging Amazon.com for not paying sales taxes while they operated a facility in Irving between 2005 and 2009. Some liberals are saying her action is no different than Bill White’s push for a new Internet Sales Tax. They...

Liberal Illiteracy

Despite the desperate hope of shrill liberals eager to grow taxes and expand further the size of government, Texas isn’t on the brink of disaster or teetering on the edge of an economic abyss. There is a relatively simple solution to the state’s possible...

A Rose By Any Other Name

It was revealed this week that four-term incumbent State Rep. Patrick Rose (D-San Marcos) has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which is a commitment to taxpayers to “oppose and vote against any all efforts to increase taxes.” Does this reflect a new...

Bitter Libs Brace For Loss

Admit it: it’s fun watching liberals lose. And you just have to love the predictably patronizing way in which they react to electoral trauma. The left-wing Austin Chronicle reports that liberal State Reps. Valinda Bolton and Donna Howard are feeling some pressure in...