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Last weekend, I joined many other proud Texas Republicans in traveling up to Fort Worth, Texas to take part in the largest political convention in the country.While there were many highlights to this convention, such as...
Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus had to play some dirty tricks at the State Convention in order to keep from being humiliated by the silent walkout that was planned against him. He wrongly used fellow State Reps as...
Sometimes a few crazy people can make an entire group look bad. Maybe that is what has happened with Ron Paul supporters. We see some crazy Ron Paul people on the news and we paint the entire group as being crazy. It is like...
The Preamble of the new 2012 State Republican Party Platform, just passed Saturday in Ft. Worth, is below. Powerful. Please read slowly for full impact.+++PREAMBLEWe STILL hold these truths to be self-evident,...
The nation's largest gathering of Republicans, the State Convention of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT), kicked off today in Fort Worth Texas with bagpipes blaring, patriotic songs, pledges to the flags of the United...
2012 TEXAS GOP CONVENTION PROGRAM AGENDA/SCHEDULE First General Session – Thursday, June 7th, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony Steve Munisteri, Chairman, Republican Party of Texas...
Every even-numbered year, the Republican Party of Texas holds a statewide convention where elected delegates from across the state meet. The 2012 Texas GOP Convention takes place June 7-9 at the Fort Worth Convention Center...
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Republican Party of Texas - The Republican Party of Texas is pleased to announce that we have confirmed United States Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin as one of our featured speakers at the 2012 Texas GOP Convention Gala...
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Over on my Facebook page, someone pointed out a review of a new book called The Self-Made Myth: The Truth About How Government Helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed. Not having read the book, I don’t know whether it or...
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“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” -- Plato circa 400 B.C.This weekend, most of the counties and state Senatorial District...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba3eNRWMLc8&sns=fbGovernor Rick Perry addressed the Texas delegation on the first day of the convention Thursday, June 7. As usual his speech was motivational and geared to ‘Keep Texas...
[Editor’s note: Mark Ramsey was a member of the State GOP Platform committee in 2010 and 2012, and was also elected to the State Republican Executive Committee from Senate District 7 (SREC SD7), Senator Dan Patrick’s...
I’m working on a couple of blog posts concerning the controversies that occurred at the 2012 Republican Party of Texas held in Fort Worth last week, but thought I’d report on the oddest event of the week, which happened...
Okay, I’ll admit it: I like the word, “susurrus,” and look for excuses to use it. A better term would be “whispers from the crowd that are going around” or . . .There are rumblings that the 2012 Republican Party of Texas...
For most of the last two days, the Temporary Platform Committee (the Permanent Platform Committee won’t be elected formally until the individual Senate Districts meet on Thursday) of the Republican Party of Texas has worked...
This week is the 2012 Texas Republican State Convention in Fort Worth, TX.The State GOP Convention happens every 2 years and is the end of a long process. This year was especially frustrating because of the changes in our...
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AMENDMENT ICongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people...
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Republican Party of Texas - The overriding priority for the month of April was to help organize and coordinate the selection of delegates and alternates at County & District Conventions across Texas. Never before in...
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My friend Brad Thompson, whom I interviewed last year (see the second half of this YouTube video) on neoconservatism, sent along this talk he gave not long ago on the subject of why Marxism attracted (and in some cases still...
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RPT - Starting this Saturday, April 14th, Texas Republicans will begin assembling in various counties across the state to conduct County & District Republican Conventions. The process will also continue next Saturday,...

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