June 2015

Barry Klein: Property Rights Protector

Barry Klein: Property Rights Protector

When it comes to petitioning local government, Barry Klein leads the pack. Klein’s activism started back in the 80’s, when the City of Houston was looking to build the George R. Brown Convention Center. Living in Houston’s Sixth Ward at that time, Klein knew that if...
Grassroots Accountability Wins in Smith County

Grassroots Accountability Wins in Smith County

Tuesday marked a win for grassroots activists in East Texas, when the Smith County Commissioner’s Court decided not to expend county funds on a duplicative study. In a press release dated June 22, Grassroots America We the People’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming...
Jan Shedd: A Passion for Saving

Jan Shedd: A Passion for Saving

“God did not put ignoring injustice in my DNA,” says Kaufman County resident Jan Shedd. “And I loathe liars. Nobody lies like the left. Nobody.” Shedd has been heavily involved in politics from the local level on up, having been taught at an early age about media bias...
Democrats Are Not Our Problem

Democrats Are Not Our Problem

Though many lawmakers are less than honest with their constituents when they return home from Austin, one of them has been a little more frank. Delivering a straight-forward, cogent assessment of the 84th session to the Southwest Dallas County Republican Club...