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Rearguard Fight: Butt and Straus Block School Choice in Texas

Rearguard Fight: Butt and Straus Block School Choice in Texas

ADJOURNED: The Texas House, under Speaker Joe Straus, shut down a school-choice bill that passed the Senate. AP Photo We Say: We selected this Watchdog.org article from the 2015 archives as a prime example of how money talks in Austin. HEB, one of Texas’s most popular grocers, is a crony and long-time supporter of one of Texas’s […]

Press Release from Bexar County Executive Committee members: Countywide Survey Proves (71%) Dissatisfaction with Straus

Press Release from Bexar County Executive Committee members: Countywide Survey Proves (71%) Dissatisfaction with Straus

We Say: This press release came to us from Bexar County Executive Committee members Horace “Joe”  Bissett (PC #1065), Paula Moore (PC #3058), Charlotte Folson (PC #4046), and Phil Sevilla, (PC #2115). It supports the widespread dissatisfaction with Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. It is unlikely that Speaker Straus’ position is in jeopardy during this […]

Republicans Vote No Confidence in Texas Speaker Joe Straus

Republicans Vote No Confidence in Texas Speaker Joe Straus

We Say: We learned this the morning of July 11. Being reputable internet journalists we started out to corroborate the information. Locally? Nope. Express-News? TV News? Nope. Well what could you expect—they have been loud supporters of Straus for years. So, enjoy this article from our right-thinking Louisiana neighbors! Republished from TheHayride.com, by Jason Vaughn, July 11, […]

City Election Moves San Antonio Politics To The Left

City Election Moves San Antonio Politics To The Left

We Say: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and, yes, we do get the government we deserve. Mayor-elect Ron Nirenberg will be sworn in on June 21st. He believes we deserve a city with a new progressive agenda. And former mayor Julian Castro crowed: “The days when conservative talk radio could lambast progressives and […]

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