Government

Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
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“Good start, long way to go”. “Step in the right direction, a small step.” John BoehnerUS DEBT CLOCK.ORGDid we win? Did the American people win? The dust has not yet settled because it seems that the Socialists/Democrats...
It’s time to remind our Texas Republican legislators who brought them to the dance, and that we are supposed to lead. They seem to have heard our Conservative song at times; even going so far as to dance all around their own...
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Message submitted by Republican, Conservative activist Sharon Roberts about the current state of the Texas Budget and why it may be necessary to lightly tap into the Texas Rainy Day Fund.This week,...
IS A BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT A DANGEROUS GIMMICK?It surprises me that so many Republicans and Tea Partiers (of which I am both) are so excited about passing a Balanced Budget Amendment to our U.S....
There has been a lot of discussion lately about Congress attempting to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA). In light of the incredible deficits run up by the Obama administration, and in particular, the speed at which...
What is the Obama doctrine? The recent mess in Libya is symptomatic of Obama's foreign policy, a policy based on the hard left world view, but a world view colliding with realty.Obama came into the White House with the idea...
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To cut spending and help balance the budget, today I voted to end federal spending on National Public Radio (NPR). The measure passed the House by a vote of 228 to 192 and now heads to the U.S. Senate for consideration....
In comments after the post, “Nullification News And Thoughts,” I responded to a comment that making such an assertion will require courage; I responded that yes, it will require courage AND understanding… Popular education...
NRCC - Making her first testimony to Congress in nearly a year, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday admitted to a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing that her department had used double...
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Over ten years ago in the 2000 cycle, having chaired the Budget Committeee in the US House when it had achieved its first balanced budget in many years, John Kasich was one of 12 or more Republican candidates for president...
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Call members of the House Economic and Small Business Development committee and let them know we’re serious about eliminating corporate welfare and...
A little over a year ago, I published the main portion of this article. After reading through it again, I felt it was important to share it with you all again. I welcome you all to the fold of concerned Fellow Patriots. We...
No more Tea Parties, No more FReeping (See FreeRepublic.com), No more looking at the bluebonnets or taking family Easter pictures! And this is from a Republican from Amarillo! HB 2443A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT
Education budgets around the nation have become extremely bloated over the past few decades while education has not gotten any better. Below are three interesting statistics about money, grades, and Texas teacher to non...
Today, I issued the following statement in response to an AP report that political operatives in the Obama Administration are screening Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests:Citizens have a fundamental right to know...
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I was emailed this article about the timidity of Republicans in rolling after what they were elected to do. Of course they don’t control the Senate and the Presidency. But, they should make their pursuit of necessity clear...
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In a recent installment of PJTV's Klavan on the Culture, Andrew Klavan discusses the intricacies of public sector unions in under 4 minutes.While Andrew Klavan explains that private sector unions are a "necessary evil in a...
Four GOP Committee Chairmen sent a letter to President Obama Thursday urging him to reduce costly government regulations that burden American businesses and restrict economic growth. I was joined in sending the letter by...
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The Washington Post published an article on Feb. 28, 2011 by Lon Montgomery entitled “GOP spending plan would cost 700,000 jobs, new report says”. The article goes on to quote Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s...
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Some of you will recall that I have affirmed the legitimacy of state nullification of unconstitutional (critical adjective) federal government actions in the recent past. We need as many as...

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