RFS Mandate Expansion Gets Big Name Conservative Opposition
I already told you about Reps. Pete Olson & Joe Barton’s big government grab for expanding the RFS Mandate to have ethanol requirements for natural gas. Well there’s a hearing on it today and the opposition is getting vocal. To Members of the United States Congress: The undersigned organizations urge you to oppose H.R. 1959, the Domestic Alternative Fuels Act of 2013. The bill would | Read More »
Looking good for TX-07, TX-22.
Via AoSHQ’s headline feature, Doubleplusundead has some good news on that front. The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Lampson (D) in TX-22 is fading against Olson (R), while Culberson (R) in TX-07 is maintaining his own lead. The NRCC has an ad out for Olsen: …which is probably going to give Democrats fits, which is always nice. Anyway, Culberson is currently being outspent by challenger | Read More »
Nick Lampson Lies. The TV Station Is Unhappy
How desperate is Nick Lampson in TX-22? He sent out an email blast the other day that read Prosecutors were quick to move on a felony complaint that was filed after evidence was discovered showing Pete Olson (with the same addresses and signature of candidate Olson) voted and maintained voter registration in Connecticut and Virginia. Voter fraud is a felony in both states. It’s a | Read More »
In TX-22, Will Nick Lampson Get His Wife’s Vote?
Tonight, liberal incumbent Nick Lampson and conservative challenger Pete Olson will debate at a candidate’s forum. Or at least they’re scheduled to debate – who knows if Lampson will actually show up, since he’s skipped out on these irritating debate things before. If I were one of the Texas-22 citizen questioners attending this debate, I would ask a simple question of Congressman Lampson: does Lampson | Read More »
Hilarity Ensues in TX-22 at Nick Lampson’s Expense
The NRCC has yanked ads from TX-22, where they’d been pouring money in to Pete Olson’s campaign against Nick Lampson. According to documents obtained by FortBendNow, the NRCC had initially planned to spend $1,489, 320 on television ads in the Houston market, but has now reduced that amount to $593,730. The NRCC has not commented on the reason for the almost $900,000 cut. The Lampson | Read More »
In TX-22, Who’s Endorsement Would You Prefer?
In TX-22, Democrat Nick Lampson, formerly the most endangered House Democrat (now #2 behind Tim Mahoney), picked up the Houston Chronicle’s endorsement. Whoopee. The Chronicle says Lampson might become chairman of the subcommittee on NASA related stuff if he gets re-elected. Meanwhile, Pete Olson, the Republican challenger, picked up the endorsement of Louisiana’s conservative reformer, Gov. Bobby Jindal. I think I’d take Jindal over the | Read More »
RedState Candidates Are Kicking Butt, But They Need Our Help
We can help out Olson, Barlatta, and Parnell. We need to help them out. The Texas Chamber of Commerce will endorse Pete Olson against Nick Lampson. Give and we can win. Barletta is cleaning Paul Kanjorski’s clock up in Pennsylvania. He just started put ads up on the air and could use some cash to keep it up. This has become a pick up opportunity | Read More »