Thank God for Rick Perry
[Editor's Note: Rick Perry will be at the RedState Gathering. You can come thank him for showing leadership that Washington refuses to show. Register at www.redstategathering.com] As the rest of the world sizes Barack Obama up as a man who pees sitting down, the Texas Governor, not prone to wear mom jeans, has ordered his National Guard down to the border. It seems a rather | Read More »
Wendy Davis perilously close to a #DOOM call from… The Daily Beast.
At this rate, the real question will be: who will Wendy Davis replace on MSNBC? I mean, it’s not like the network has an infinite number of slots.
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Ted Cruz is Leading
“Today … Ted Cruz intends to force his Republican colleagues to put up or shut on on the border issue.” It seems all the Senate Republicans are willing to turn a blind eye to the scandal and corruption obviously at play in the Mississippi Senate race to protect their buddy Thad Cochran who, apparently, can no longer find his way to the clubby Senate lunches | Read More »
Border Crisis: Discernment, Not Just Sympathy, Required of America’s Churches
This is the Oklahoma Conference of Churches Response to Migrant Children at Fort Sill Before I begin, lets first look at the definition of the word ‘migrant’. A migrant, as in migrant worker, is someone who moves from one place to another to work. These kids are not looking for work. Let’s just be clear about that, shall we? For a legal perspective, from the | Read More »
Stronger Jobs Report Than Expected but Some States Still Hurting
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the June unemployment report, states that still haven’t rebounded and what this report means for The Fed.
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Come Meet Ted Cruz
Want to meet Ted Cruz? He’s going to be speaking at the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth, TX. Now’s the time to register for the RedState Gathering. Senator Cruz is going to be joined by other senators, congressmen, governors, and others. Also, Governor Perry, Senator Cruz, and Texas Attorney General Abbott are throwing some killer parties at the Gathering this year. You’ll want to get | Read More »
Abortion Barbie a/k/a Wendy Davis Aborts Her Filibuster Anniversary Fundraiser
Poor old Abortion Barbie. She made her name on filibustering pro-life legislation in pink sneakers and then spent most of the rest of last year running away from that as her single accomplishment. But, as the anniversary of what made her famous approaches, she decided to fundraise off the filibuster by having a filibuster anniversary bash. There’s just one problem — lack of interest. So | Read More »
Wendy Davis Doesn’t Care About People Until They Look Like People
Abortion Barbie a/k/a Wendy Davis claims Republicans don’t care about ‘people who don’t look like them’. This is really rich coming from a women who does not support people until they look like us. Seriously, Wendy Davis has stood (literally) for the proposition that until a child exits the womb and looks like the rest of humanity, the child can be ripped apart and have | Read More »
Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s Texas. Texas Senator Ted Cruz won the Texas GOP straw poll. But what is striking is that he did so with 42% of the vote. Rand Paul and Ben Carson were tied for second place, and arguable we could throw Rick Perry in there too. All three were clustered around 12%. This is Texas. It is Cruz Country, as the Politico | Read More »
Konni Burton and the Texas GOP Convention
In addition to sitting down with Gov. Perry and Rep. Scott Turner, I was also graced with the opportunity to interview a State Senate candidate named Konni Burton. Konni has been a grassroots activist for years and now is running to take the Senate seat held by Wendy Davis.
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Rep. Scott Turner and the Texas GOP Convention.
Texas State Representative Scott Turner, of House District 33, who is running to become the Texas Speaker of the House, sat down with me for a short interview today. Rep. Turner laid out his vision of leadership for the Texas legislature, something Turner refers to often as servant leadership. As we spoke, it was clear that Turner has a passion for the state of Texas | Read More »
Taxes, Texas and The Unforgiving Laws of Physics
“It’s not because I don’t like paying taxes,” said Gardner, who attended both meetings. “I have voted for every park, every library, all the school improvements, for light rail, for anything that will make this city better. But now I can’t afford to live here anymore. I’ll protest my appraisal notice, but that’s not enough. Someone needs to step in and address the big picture.” | Read More »
Governor Rick Perry and the Texas GOP Convention
I had the opportunity to sit down with Governor Rick Perry before his speech today at the Texas GOP Convention in Ft. Worth, Texas. We talked a bit about his time being governor, the the successes of Texas, the Democrat attempts to make Texas a battleground, open carry, and his intentions for 2016.
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Bipartisan Corruption in the Texas Legislature the Media Mostly Ignores
Wallace Hall is a University of Texas Regent appointed by Gov. Rick Perry. He is presently facing impeachment and possible jail time for uncovering what looks and smells like systematic corruption in the enrollment process of the University of Texas system due to interference from members of the Texas legislature. The Speaker of the Texas House is implicated. The Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee | Read More »