June 2012

Supreme Shame

Supreme Shame

Today’s ruling by the US Supreme Court is nothing less than shameful, pushing the United States further down the bankrupting road to serfdom that has been sadly trod to the ruin of Europe. If nothing else, this tragic ruling should remind us of the importance of...

SCOTUS Verifies: Individual Mandate IS a Tax

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued their ruling on the federal health care law known as ObamaCare.  In an absolute shocker, they tell us that the individual mandate is Constitutional, because it is a tax.  But, didn’t President Obama swear up and...
Houston, We Have Waste

Houston, We Have Waste

While the Houston Astros have been in their new home at Minute Maid Park for 12 years, taxpayers are still throwing $4 million a year away on their old home – the Astrodome – as the Harris County Commissioners figure out what to finally do with the empty stadium. The...
TFR Endorses Springer In HD68

TFR Endorses Springer In HD68

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Drew Springer in the Republican Primary run-off for the Texas House open-seat district 68. TFR did not endorse in the first-round of the primary featuring four candidates. “Drew Springer is a strong, principled...

When the Tax-Hikers Finally Went Too Far

Imagine that your local library district, or whichever of your taxing entities funds the library, asked for 0.7% tax increase.  Imagine next that a group of concerned taxpayers (the dreaded Tea Party) formed a coalition to defeat said tax increase.  And further...
TFR Endorses Donna Campbell

TFR Endorses Donna Campbell

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed Dr. Donna Campbell in her 2012 campaign for the Texas Senate, District 25. “Donna Campbell is a strong conservative who will bring practical, commonsense principles to the Texas Senate,” said the president of Texans for...