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.
Today I issued a statement in support of the Republican plan to balance the budget by 2023. Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) today released the fiscal year 2014 House budget resolution. More information about the...
In this series of articles, we have addressed cases involving Delphi employees being stripped of their pensions without representation, General Motors being swept through the bankruptcy process in 44 days leaving an...
You are likely seeing posts about the coming “right-wing attack,” meant to foment more support for gun control. But what the government isn’t going to allow the lamestream media to tell you is, it is they who are planning an...
Houston Young RepublicansActing on one of the core principles of conservatism, the Houston Young Republicans (HYR) are taking a stand on rolling back government regulations on small business.  This...
Yesterday I voted for the H.R. 933, the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013. The bill provides our military and veterans with the funding...
The second of the ten “bill of rights” amendments has been said to be “not needed until you need it.” With the recent public mass shootings prompting gun-ban groups (almost exclusively extreme leftist/progressive/Marxist...
This video, from the Swedish version of the IRS, shows what the world would supposedly look like without taxes. All soccer fields would be left to deteriorate. Filth would come out of your shower head. We’d all be driving in...
In a time when the President is deploying scare tactics about sequestration, reports of luxury travel by federal government employees just goes to show the obvious places that government spending needs to be reigned in. I...
I am disappointed that President Obama allowed sequester cuts to take effect. His decision places partisan politics above the best interests of the American people. The cuts are regrettable, but were avoidable. House...
Black History month in America was designed to remember the important events, history and contributions of blacks in America. The author’s goal is to be sure that the accomplishments and bravery of some conservative blacks...
The following notice was sent out by the NRA's Institute for Legislative Affairs about Gun Rights issues before this session of the Texas Legislature. For those who support the Second Amendment, this is an important day to...
It’s hard for some people to believe, but I’m a country boy. I grew up on a 25,000 acre cattle ranch outside a small Central Texas town. We fished and hunted practically every day. Rods and reels and guns were as normal as...
Scott Garfield/TWD productions LLCWe all agree that it’s time that dead people in San Antonio and elsewhere in Texas stop voting. Weston Martinez has become synonymous with stomping out Voter Fraud in San Antonio. I spoke...
How many years has it been since a Senate session was riveting and awe-inspiring? Far too many. But Rand Paul was cheered by most in attendance when he finally yielded the floor after nearly 13 hours. It was applause for...
"This is really what the White House is all about. It’s the 'People’s House.' It’s a place that is steeped in history, but it’s also a place where everyone should feel welcome. And that's why my husband and I have made it...
Today I questioned Attorney General Eric Holder on the conduct of the Justice Department over their involvement in the prosecution of Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz:Following is a partial transcript and video of the...
A few years ago, a Democrat friend of my children told me that he would be more willing to vote Republican if they would just simply forget about those social issues. In 2009, the Tea Party movement arrived from the...
A year ago, I wrote a piece asking if Obama was morphing into the next Herbert Hoover or Richard Nixon, but I have come to the conclusion that he was and still is both. While the media has always favored Democratic...
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the White House backed bill would actually raise the deficit this year by tens of billions of dollars.It's absolutely ludicrous, especially when we consider that even with the...
If you want to see the problems of our economic woes, take a simple look at a recent vote in Cedar Rapids on allowing a casino. This is a battle royale of dueling casinos protecting their local monopoly against further...

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