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.
Majorities rise and fall by the will of the people, and this new Republican Congress is sworn in under the American people’s message to lead with accountability – not a mandate. I’m very proud that 87 new Republican Members...
CNS News reports that the 111th Congress added more to the national debt than the first 100 Congresses combined. The new debt, totalling $3.22 trillion amounts to $10,429.64 for every one of the over 300 million persons in...
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Washington Post editorial writer Ezra Klein raises a good question: “I'm very curious to know what the GOP -- or the tea partyers they're presumably pandering to -- think will happen when every piece of legislation requires...
As the GOP takes over the House, Republicans will be taking over the Chairs of all of the committees, which includes the Homeland Security, Ways and Means, and Judiciary Committees. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum...
Michele Bachmann goes "On the Record" with Greta Van Susteren to discuss the Lame Duck congress still at work and Tea Party disappointment over GOP concessions in tax cuts, START, and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Venting her...
On his Friday radio program, Dennis Prager looked back to a speech in the 1990’s at Hillsdale College by former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that is available online. It was the concluding presentation of a...
Here are a few random thoughts that put the week in perspective.Thought one: A friend of mine observed that with the passage of the recent tax bill; those of us living will not see their taxes go up. Those who will die after...
In the 1970’s, Jerry Brown (yes that Jerry Brown who was just elected governor this past year) opposed Proposition 13, which lowered property tax rates but was overwhelmingly passed by the people.
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Yesterday the House passed a Child Nutrition Act that expands free or reduced cost meals to an additional 115,000 children and will provide 29 million additional meals through an after school program. Sounds great, right!...
This week's New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in the histrionically titled article, "A Flood of Opioids, a Rising Tide of Deaths", very roughly outlines a reported increase in deaths and injuries due to prescription...
When GOP law makers take control of the House in about an hour from now, they plan to hit the ground running. The Washington Post Reports that Republican House members have a "20-day plan aimed at undoing major aspects of...
Marxism is dead and has been since the Berlin Wall came crashing down. In today’s world, there are leaders who view themselves as Marxist-Leninists (like Hugo Chavez) or even communist (Yes, there is still a communist Party...
I of course, believe that individuals, families, and communities as close as possible to the patient can, in a free market, best determine and acquire health care services as with so many other items and services.  But I...
Here are a few thoughts on 2012 and beyond. In a recent piece in the Weekly Standard, Jay Cost observed that the 2012 election will be close and best case scenario for Republicans would be 51-49. Another aspect is...
Today, I warned that the recent action by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to interfere with broadband access services could lead to further delays in America’s innovation and economic recovery.I am disappointed...
Waste Management drivers, helpers and technicians in Rensselaer and Albany Counties recently got training in mobile community watch."They're on these routes every day so they're used to the normal situation so they are able...
The Democrats want to pass a $1.1 trillion spending omnibus spending bill before reading it (sound familiar?) However, in order to counter this reckless passage of the bill, Republicans have told clerks to read every single...
How will an amendment requiring increased revenues to meet congressional spending help?Everyone knows that federal spending is out of control, resulting in a monstrous budget deficit and long-term financial...
Today, I issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s failure to pass a measure that would impose a two-year moratorium on federal earmarks. I voted in favor of the moratorium.The message from voters in November...
Despite and overwhelming defeat, 6% approval rating, and a letter from fellow Democrats asking her to step down, Nancy Pelosi has announced that she will run for House minority leader.

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