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What Does Freedom Look Like?

June 8, 2014

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I agree with the Texas Young Republicans. If we reject the over-reaching bureaucracy that comes with big government — shouldn’t we reject the same in party politics?  A bigger platform does not correlate to a bigger party. Why does the party need to take a position on reparative therapy for gay people?   Every position taken […]

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The RNC Steps Up its Ground Game. So, Yeah.

May 7, 2014

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“The plundered classes will eventually figure out how to enter the political game and plunder their fellow man.  Legislation will never be guided by any principles of justice, but only by brute political force. The system of legal plunder would also greatly exaggerate the importance of politics in society. That would be a most unhealthy […]

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Note to Jeb: “Acts of Love” are Overburdening our Education System

April 6, 2014

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Jeb Bush. Leans Forward. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who I will not vote for in 2016, no matter whom he runs against, has gone all in on his support for citizenship for illegal immigrants.  Via Breitbart today: “I’m going to say this and it will be on tape, and so be it. The way […]

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Shaun Kenney’s First Act as Executive Director of Republican Party of VA is to Praise Illegal Immigrants

April 4, 2014

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Read it and weep. As the “Fast for Families Across America” national bus tour enters its sixth week, faith, labor and immigrant rights advocates traveled to Richmond’s Monroe Park Thursday to launch a four day water-only fast hoping that Rep. Eric Cantor will use his leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives to force immigration […]

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Mid Runoff Reminder: I’m Still for Will Hurd in the 23rd

April 1, 2014

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Will Hurd (left) and Quico Canseco. Even the Texas Tribune sometimes forgets about Quico Canseco. In a recent online article “Candidates Hoping to Regain Voters’ Favor,” the Tribune put a spotlight on current candidates who have lost at least one re-election bid and are now asking voters to return them to the same office or […]

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There’s a Divide in the GOP & it Starts With Terminology

April 1, 2014

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This past weekend I put on my boots and knocked on doors in Helotes as part of the Super Saturday GOP Block Walk to Keep Texas Red. One of the questions during our canvassing of voters was this:  “Do you support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers?” At one door, I slipped and substituted […]

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Super Saturday GOP Block Walk: Just One More Door to Keep Texas Red

March 29, 2014

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Bexar County walkers get a pep talk/thank you from Greg Abbott While most of the state fights to Keep Texas Red, those of us here in the San Antonio area have an extra job—- taking back Bexar County. This morning I joined around 100 volunteers to block walk neighborhoods in Helotes. Our group was part […]

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A Potential Partnership In the Works Between Tesla Motors and CPS Energy?

March 27, 2014

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The San Antonio Express News is reporting that a couple of executives of Tesla Motors “secretly” met on Wednesday with Mayor Julian Castro, County Judge Nelson Wolff and CPS Executive Doyle Beneby downtown. The electric car maker, based in Palo Alto, CA, is in the process of scouting locations for its planned $5 billion lithium-ion […]

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Does Wendy Davis Represent Cliff Barnes?

March 20, 2014

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I love Dallas We all know Cliff likes pretty women Inquiring minds want to know. What is Wendy Davis hiding? For one thing, her full legal client list.  Last week she released a list  which included her public sector clients.  But…..that was just a partial list. What about the rest? Even the San Antonio Express […]

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The Texas Tribune Struggles to Pinpoint Who the Tea Party Leader is. Haha!

March 20, 2014

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Texas Tribune’s Managing Editor Ross Ramsey only has 24 hours in the day, yet so many narratives to help perpetuate. His “News” resources are spread thin. He wants to know: As long as the Tea Party remains a strong force in the state’s Republican politics, being its champion is going to be worth something. When Perry […]

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I Support the Principal Who Told Students to Speak English

March 19, 2014

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Students Rule Amy Lacey is being Alinsky’d. The Hempstead school board won’t renew the contract of a principal who instructed her students not to speak Spanish, in a rapidly-evolving district where more than half of the students, like many Texas schools, are now Hispanic. Hempstead Middle School Principal Amy Lacey was placed on paid administrative […]

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The Eerily Similar Backgrounds of Barack Obama and Julian Castro

March 17, 2014

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Barack Obama Sr, father of Jr. and Jesse Guzmán, father of Julián Castro Mayor Julian Castro’s mother, Rosie, who described herself in a 1996 oral history*  as “hard-edged” and that others thought her a “ball busting bitch,” met Jesse Guzmán through their work as community activists in the late 60’s – early 70s.  Rosie was […]

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