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.
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...
NRCC - On Friday, House Republicans introduced a temporary government funding measure that cuts federal spending based on proposals endorsed by Senate Democrats: “House Republicans began rolling out Friday a novel stop-gap...
I came across a blog that tells the story about the world today; the old order is breaking down world wide. In the United States, the political class is collapsing before our eyes as the old order is fighting to hold on to...
That is exactly what happened in the Texas SenateAfter visiting the offices of every Texas Senator, providing them with factual information as to the risks to our God-given constitutional liberty, all of the...
National Republican Congressional Committee - Democrats in recent days have raised the specter of shutting down the federal government in order to get their way on increasing federal spending:HIGH-RANKING NANCY PELOSI AIDE...
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...
If You Cannot Answer These Questions, Then You Have A Moral Responsibility To Vote Against A ConconHow would delegates from Texas be selected or elected to a Con Con?How would delegates from other states be selected or...
Will House Republicans Stand Firm?During the last days of the lame duck session of Congress in 2010, the House and Senate passed a compromise Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government on a temporary...
Regardless of what one thinks of Ron Paul, he does ask questions that need answers; how does one determine the value of currency? What is the duty of the Federal Reserve, or a better question, what should the duty of the...
As I watched the Senate State Affairs Committee hearing on SJR10 and SJR1, I could not believe the lack of understanding as to the risks to our original constitution that is posed by a Constitutional Convention. I detected...

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