January 2nd, 2018
The Democrats were united in opposing the Trump Tax Reform plan. They have demonized it along with their allies in the left-wing media to make it appear to be bad for the economy and the country. So they are all-in as...
December 20th, 2017
We are a party with diverse opinions. At a recent Austin conference of the Texas Taxpayer and Research Association (TTARA), Senator Paul Bettencourt continued to champion fiscal conservative standards against bigger-...
December 7th, 2017
Thanks to Governor Abbott's aggressive push for the money needed to prevent future flooding. My sources tell us the State is ready to do its part. So where is the Federal Government?
November 21st, 2017
In a low turnout election, a small percentage of voters voted for all of the $1.495 billion City of Houston bond issues.TCR has been quite clear about the fiscal irresponsibility of these bonds and the negative impact it...
October 18th, 2017
"Study, delay, no money, not worth it, other priorities," these are just some of the excuses for inaction in regards to our regional flooding problem.
September 22nd, 2017
Almost all Conservatives agree that fundamental tax reform is needed for the good of the country and for keeping our promises to the American people. Texas Senator Ted Cruz recently outlined seven critical elements of...
September 13th, 2017
Symbolic of poor planning and neglect of our regional flooding problem, the City of Houston has a proposed bond issue for November of around $1.6 billion, and the amount for flood control is zero! This time we need to get it...
August 11th, 2017
We are now almost eight months into the Trump administration. There are 564 key positions that are political appointees, of these, 370 have no nominees, 7 are awaiting nominations and 139 formally nominated but most not...
May 5th, 2017
Democratic activists have a "brilliant" idea (not) to give us a state income tax. To be clear, none of the current major taxes go away and why should they? Paternal government knows better than you, so we need to give them...
February 20th, 2017
Houston just had the Super Bowl, and it was great for those who attended and for our hotels and restaurants.Now, the special interests are saying we need to spend money ($400 million?) to be competitive with Miami, LA,...
December 27th, 2017
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and the U.S. will move its embassy there just like we do in every country in the world that we have relations with. Russia took the step of recognizing this fact last spring.
December 8th, 2017
Last week as the swirling firestorm of reported sexual harassment of women by men in many prominent walks of life - Hollywood, the Media and politicians. Rush Limbaugh offered some needed thoughtful comments:
December 6th, 2017
The Big Reveal in the 11/13/2017 issue of the Weekly Standard, is a must read, as it reveals that President Obama engaged in "transparent lies." They answer the questio
November 20th, 2017
Losing the Governorships in deep blue New Jersey and light blue Virginia was not a surprise. However, the loss of at least 15 seats in the House of Delegates in Virginia, many in lean Republican districts, was not expected...
October 12th, 2017
When is the rot of politicization of everything and the spread of political correctness going to stop? We don't know about you, but I have had enough.
September 21st, 2017
First let's be clear, the Harvey historic flood was going to be a problem even if we had gotten everything right, because of the biblical scale we suffered.
August 22nd, 2017
This is a little different subject matter for Texas Conservative Review, but it is instructive as to the corrosive effect of political correctness. The musical with 12 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical was ...
July 18th, 2017
According to Steve Forbes, Editor of Forbes Magazine - Medicaid is our problem in reforming the failed Obamacare.
March 10th, 2017
The Left and the Mainstream Media ("MSM") are holding Trump "accountable" for "hate crimes," "racism" and "bigoted comments" that Trump never engaged in, encouraged, or supported. Many "hate crime" incidents were nothing...