Leander ISD: Profile of Misplaced Priorities

The current debate over state education funding is prompting many of us to take a closer look at the way local school districts are spending precious funds. One district in my own county gives particular cause for concern. The Leander Indpendent School...

Education Spending: Texas vs. California

We Texans love to compare ourselves with California; we have created more private sector jobs, have a lower tax burden and lower unemployment rate, and folks are leaving the formerly ‘Golden’ State in droves to seek Lone Star prosperity. Without a doubt,...

RRISD Needs a Coming to Jesus Moment

While Texas remains on top as the strongest economy nationwide, the state is feeling the effects of the recession. The Comptroller’s forecast indicates tax revenue will drop significantly in the next biennium, and most Republican state lawmakers are planning...

Maldonado Avoiding Debate

Apparently the Diana Maldonado campaign had to do some quick scrambling Wednesday in response to the revelation that the Democrat Representative has been avoiding traditional debate. Evidence indicates the campaign may have done some behind-the-scenes maneuvering, and...

Diana Maldonado: Hawk or a Handsaw?

On a recent campaign mailer, Representative Diana Maldonado included this 2008 quote from the Austin American Statesman: “Maldonado has a reputation as a budget hawk.” While I hardly think I need to go over the credibility problems inherent in a liberal...

Desperate Democrats in SBOE Campaign Play Race Card

Wow, Democrats working for Judy Jennings, left-wing ideologue for State Board of Education, must be getting desperate.  Recently, they launched another push poll on the SBOE 10 race in which they ask if voters know that Dr. Marsha Farney “attended a...