October 2013

A Streetcar Named Castro’s Desire

A Streetcar Named Castro’s Desire

Despite their wishes, San Antonio residents will see their taxes raised for a fiscally irreconcilable and entirely unnecessary deal at the behest of Mayor Julian Castro and County Judge Nelson Wolff. And these two elected officials are seeing to it that the city pays...
Endorsement: Ken Paxton for Attorney General

Endorsement: Ken Paxton for Attorney General

In the open-seat race for Texas Attorney General, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today announced the endorsement of Ken Paxton. Ken Paxton TFR’s president, Michael Quinn Sullivan, said that the organization carefully considered the changing role of Attorney General...
Impeach the Impeachers?

Impeach the Impeachers?

At yesterday’s hearing of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations, Rep. Ferdinand Frank Fischer III (who goes by the moniker, “Trey Martinez Fischer”) compared the committee’s efforts to impeach UT Regent Wallace Hall with the famous...
A Lone Voice of Reason

A Lone Voice of Reason

Yesterday the ironically titled Texas House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations finally met in public to hear allegations against UT Regent Wallace Hall. Sadly, only one member of the committee dared to act as a voice of reason throughout day...

Lubbock DA chooses to not enforce state law

If the report by James Clark at everythinglubbock.com is correct about the Lubbock County District Attorney making a deal with Texas abortion providers to not prosecute them for violations of state law, the concept of prosecutorial discretion has been stretched to a...