Bryan Eppstein

The Sarver Connection

The Sarver Connection

In recent years, Texans have become more knowledgeable about how the connections between elected officials and the political consulting and lobby class can help explain those officials’ stances and actions. In a well-known case of the tail wagging the dog, many...
The Plot to Drain Possum Kingdom and Lake Granbury

The Plot to Drain Possum Kingdom and Lake Granbury

Today residents of Granbury are suffering from historically low lake levels that are devastating local property values. Citizens living around Possum Kingdom Lake are not faring much better. The Brazos River Authority blames the ongoing drought and claims that they...
Great Night For Conservatives

Great Night For Conservatives

Tuesday night’s Republican run-off was great for conservatives, posting strong wins around the state. It was also a very bad night for squishy Republicans, like House Speaker Joe Straus. And a downright miserable one for Mr. Straus’ own state senator, the...

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,...
Worthless Wentworth

Worthless Wentworth

Whatever bit of honor State Sen. Jeff Wentworth had, he has tossed out the window. In his bid to hold on to a seat he has unsuccessfully been using to seek better-paying government jobs, Wentworth and his desperate lobbyist-consultant have added bald-faced lies to...

Sandstorm in Texas SD30

“Sandstorming” is a negative campaign strategy used to obscure the record of a candidate by creating a cloud of misconceptions about their opponent. It is easily recognized when a candidate disparages the opponent instead of speaking about their own...
Truitt Directed To Cease Fraudulent Statements

Truitt Directed To Cease Fraudulent Statements

A cease-and-desist letter was received today by fax at the office of State Rep. Vicki Truitt (R-Southlake), instructing her to immediately end her campaign’s defamatory public statements against Empower Texans, one of the state’s most recognized...
Truitt Abuses Office?

Truitt Abuses Office?

It’s reported State Rep. Vicki Truitt has received $350,000 in tax-funded no-bid contracts from at least one governmental entity, shortly after getting a chairmanship under the speakership of Joe Straus. Are sweetheart deals, undisclosed to the taxpayers, why...