Senate: If not you—who? If not now—when?
Open Letter to All United States Senators Dear Senator, When I was in school, we were taught that the United States Senate was “the world’s greatest deliberative body”. Under your current majority leader, it has been run more like the Soviet Politburo, with dissent, deliberation, and true debate stifled at every turn. The very idea of amending a bill or resolution AFTER debate has ceased, | Read More »
, Mike Lee
, Ted Cruz
, U.S. House
, US Senate
Texas Rep. John Culberson’s Staff Hate Sen. Ted Cruz For Holding Events in Texas
Everything that is wrong with Washington Republicans is summed up in this story. You have a top aide for Eric Cantor going into the Republican Study Committee meeting to discuss terms of surrender over the continuing resolution and debt ceiling. You have an aide to Senator Ted Cruz respond with a solution to the Cantor aide. Then you have an aide to Rep. John Culberson | Read More »
Pete Sessions Latest Texan to Run Scared From Funding Government Without Obamacare
Congressman Pete Sessions – steadfastly avoiding serious town halls where he may face conservatives / tea party activists in Dallas – recently was caught on camera arrogantly claiming 1) that he was unable to get Obamacare defunding language from Senator Cruz (false), and 2) that this language supposedly does not work (language he co-sponsors). See below for an example of establishment-gone-unhinged: Now, this isn’t the | Read More »
Syria is Not our Fight
Congress: There are no “good guys” in this one. Nothing there is worth American sons’ and daughters’ blood or American treasure. If the surrounding nations (who arguably are truly at risk here if any are) do not support the action, why should we? Our brave military is sworn to protect and defend the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic. They are not sworn to | Read More »
Rick Perry at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
Govenor Rick Perry started the tradition of a Governor’s Party at the RedState Gathering. He also thinks we should bring it back to Texas. Here’s his speed at the Gathering. Video streaming by UstreamLINK
Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
Senator Ted Cruz gave the Friday keynote speech at the RedState Gathering and fired up the crowd. Video streaming by UstreamLINK
Bringing Jobs Back to the United States with Moto X
Joining me this week on PowerTalk to talk about the Moto X and Motorola’s re-shoring of jobs is Mark Randall, Motorola Mobility’s senior vice president of Supply Chain and Operations. We all now recognize the July 2013 Employment Report not only fell short of expectations, with just 162,000 jobs added during the month, but sifting through the details, it can easily be labeled a low | Read More »
, Best Buy
, bureau of labor statistics
, employment report
, Motorola Mobility
RedState Gathering Interview: Gov. Rick Perry (R, TX).
The below does not even remotely represent the amount of video that got shot at this year’s RedState Gathering: in fact, it does not even remotely represent the amount of video that RedState shot at this year’s Gathering, or the amount of video shot of Governor Rick Perry. But the Governor had some time to talk with me on some of the issues involving Texas | Read More »
Texas Senator John Cornyn (@JohnCornyn) No Longer Supports Defunding Obamacare. Call Him at 202-224-2934 to Ask Why
Senator Mike Lee has been collecting signatures to a letter pledging to defund Obamacare.Senator John Cornyn was an original signer of the letter. This has been confirmed by multiple outlets, including the Blaze, and confirmed by multiple Senate sources.But, after pressure from Senator McConnell’s office and others, Senator John Cornyn has yanked his name from Senator Lee’s letter.Senator Lee today publicly revealed the existing signatures | Read More »
Planned Parenthood Committed Medicaid Fraud
Planned Parenthood has begun shutting down facilities in Texas. It would have you know that it would rather not comply with regulations to ensure the safety of its patients than spend money upgrading facilities. Never mind all the money Planned Parenthood has.Turns out that some of that money is due to over billing Medicaid. According to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Planned Parenthood has just | Read More »
Despite Angry Pro-Abortion Mobs, Babies Win
They came with their chants of “hail Satan,” their containers of feces, bricks, and yes reportedly even used feminine hygiene products to hurl at those who simply want to protect babies who can feel the cruel pain of abortion. In the end, abortion fanatics lost; babies won.
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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Talks About His Campaign for Governor
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech and Erick Erickson are joined Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to discuss his campaign for Texas Governor, his early support of Ted Cruz and how he can keep the Texas economy moving.
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Coat Hangers, Hysteria, and Hyperbole in the Cult of Death
A few weeks ago, State Senator Wendy Davis of Texas tried to filibuster legislation that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks in Texas and require facilities wanting to perform the medical procedure to adhere to standards for outpatient medical facilities. Her filibuster failed and liberal activists disrupted the final minutes of the Texas legislature’s special session. Governor Rick Perry called back the Texas House and | Read More »
A Changing of the Guard in Texas: Greg Abbott for Governor
Today in San Antonio the biggest handoff in the Lone Star State since 2001 is taking place. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is announcing his 2014 run for Governor. After his 2000 presidential victory, Texas Governor George W. Bush passed the reins to Rick Perry, a man who has taken the Texas Governor’s office from one of the weaker positions in the country to one | Read More »
RS Interview: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R, TX).
As you recall, the abortion reform HB2 bill finally passed late Friday night/Saturday morning, over the … vociferous? vehement? I know: vicious – objections of Democrats. Short version: ban on abortions after 20 weeks and abortion clinics are now subject to new health and safety requirements. Lt. Gov. Dewhurst spoke to RedState just after the vote was made: To sum up the interview: Dewhurst noted | Read More »