Born a Hoosier and now live in the great State of Texas.


    The Marketplace Fairness Act – Redefining “Fairness” to Favor Large Retailers

    [promoted from the diaries as part of the Ambitious Writer’s Program] In recent weeks, there’s been a flurry of articles written on the proposed Marketplace Fairness Act. The Marketplace Fairness Act is a “bipartisan” proposal that would require out-of-state retailers to collect taxes on items sold in states where they have no physical presence. It’s supposed to level the playing field for all involved. Actually, | Read More »

    Why I will continue to support Governor Perry

    As we get closer and closer to the SC Primary, I keep hearing people tell me that my vote for Governor Perry is a vote for Mitt or somebody else depending on their agenda.  I hear it at work, on the radio and I see it on TV. I see it here at RedState too. Apparently I should support [ENTER NAME HERE] because only they | Read More »

    Capitalism – Texas Style

    We’ve been treated to a great deal of angst in the past week as some on our side have questioned Romney’s work at Bain capital. It’s been described as an assault on capitalism, one of the foundations of conservatism. If you listen to the arguments made from those complaining, you’d believe that leveraged buyouts and layoffs are the cornerstone of capitalism and to question them is to | Read More »