July 2012

A Tale of Two Cities

Down in Galveston County, two cities have made the news lately with their budget issues. League City has discovered a surplus of about $3 million, and they’re considering giving it back to taxpayers.  Meanwhile, in nearby La Marque, the city faces a $1 million...
Chisum Goes For A Taxer

Chisum Goes For A Taxer

It’s sad to see State Rep. Warren Chisum ending his career in public service by supporting a self-admitted tax-raiser. But then, Mr. Chisum has spent too much of his time in public office cavorting with big-spenders and high-taxers. Mr. Chisum chose not to seek...

Wentworth Caught Lying

Several weeks ago we pointed out the false attacks being levied by Fort Worth grow-government lobbyist Bryan Eppstein, who also does campaign work for moderate and liberal candidates. Those attacks have now led the Austin American-Statesman to call his marquee client,...

Disabled Vets Given No Break by TXDoT

Every time there’s a break from a government fee given to veterans, the tax-and-spenders cry foul, attempting to convince whoever might be in earshot that all government services will cease if a subset of veterans receives said break.  The Texas Department of...

Villalba: Tax Hiker in Training

Bill Keffer is the latest victim of a false attack mailer attempting to pin him as a supporter of higher taxes. That couldn’t be further from the truth. If anyone wants to raise taxes in this race it’s Jason Villalba, who supports expanding the state’s overbearing...

Sapp’s Inconvenient Tax

At a recent Tarrant County candidate forum, state house candidate Ken Sapp categorically denied supporting a gas-taxing boondoggle.  Too bad for Sapp that facts stand in his way. City records show him voting to go along with the scam. As a member of the North Richland...

Ken The Tax King

Poor Ken King, even his supporters admit he’s a tax raiser. In defending Ken “The Tax” King, fellow tax-hiking Canadian ISD board member Salem Abraham interrupted an event to claim his friend was being maligned as a tax-raiser. As proof, he...