What Happens When President Obama Gets A Tough [Texas] Question?
What happens when President Obama gets a tough question? We haven’t known the answer to that question because for the past two years, and for the years he campaigned for president before that, President Obama hasn’t received one. Well, Texas WFAA Channel 8 reporter Brad Watson asked him more than one tough question, corrected the President, and generally did what a reporter should do. President | Read More »
Texas Republicans: Grow A Spine
Texas enjoys a super-majority Republican status. As a friend pointed out to me, if Texas Republicans wanted to wholesale rewrite the Texas constitution with nary a Democrat involved, they could do it. And yet, Texas Republicans facing a budget shortfall are turning into collective addled mush. Tough decisions need to be made to balance the budget. The Republicans don’t want to make them, which leads | Read More »
Ted Cruz And Michael Williams Come To Washington
It’s going to be a tough primary season for Texas conservatives. Two great primary candidates are running for Kay Bailey Hutchison’s open Senate seat: former Solicitor General Ted Cruz and Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams. Both men visited CPAC this year. Both men impressed those who met and interacted with them. They also both came to the Blogger Bash and interacted with bloggers from all | Read More »
Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) at CPAC: Not Happy With The EPA, The Feds, Or The Media
Governor Rick Perry is fed up. He sat with me Friday at CPAC shortly before speaking, where he gave a red-meat speech. The governor’s speaking placement between other presidential contenders raised some question about whether he really is going to run for President. His staff continue to insist he’s content to head the Republican Governors Association and lead Texas. I asked Governor Perry about the | Read More »