September 2nd, 2015
In the Houston Mayoral race in 2015 there are 7 serious candidates, 13 candidates in all, and an estimated $7 million to be spent. A major factor in this race will be the bathroom ordinance, or as it is otherwise called by...
April 22nd, 2015
When we last looked, the Iranians said the John Kerry interpretation of the "tentative" nuclear agreement with Iran was lies.
April 7th, 2015
Non-proliferation used to be the policy of America and the West. It has not been completely successful, but has worked okay.
March 31st, 2015
The short answer is, we don't know. Hillary Clinton's newest scandal in the operation of her government position - a private email system. She tells us she turned over 50,000 important emails, out of how many? She claims she...
December 30th, 2014
The Harris County mental health system, run in cooperation with the University of Texas Medical Center, is doing a fine job with short-term stays, working closely with Probate Judges Rory Olsen and Christine Butts.But there...
September 26th, 2014
Obama's tough talk on ISIS won't make a political difference because it still shows no strategy, and, so far, none of his alleged coalition (which recently lost Turkey) is willing to put boots on the ground. The other...
January 23rd, 2014
Texas Conservative Review has endorsed Barry Smitherman for Texas Attorney General to succeed Greg Abbott who is running for Governor. Smitherman is currently Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission and the former...
February 8th, 2010
A Texas Tribune focus group of undecided voters watches the January 29, 2010 GOP Gubernatorial Debate between Rick Perry, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Debra Medina. Their reactions are in the video below. Here are my reactions...
October 30th, 2009
Update: Learn more about Elizabeth Perez, conservative candidate for Houston City Council Pos 2.
August 26th, 2009
Well it seems the rats are jumping ship on Obamacare.
June 11th, 2015
The May 16, 2015, Economist article "Not Running, But Fleeing" reported the millennials aged 18 to 34 seem to be losing faith in electoral politics as a way of tackling society's problems, which raises so
April 8th, 2015
The only democracy in the Middle East and a decades-long ally of the U.S. with a supportive voting record in the U.N. to boot, now faces a hostile President Obama determined to bring Israel to heel before he is out of office...
April 1st, 2015
The Mayor of Houston's downward spiral continues: her third and last term is fast becoming a train wreck.The latest mistake is abandoning public pension reform that could be economically sustainable and fair to city...
February 23rd, 2015
In a forthcoming broadcast of my show Red, White & Blue (to be shown on PBS TV 8 Houston on February 27, 2015), there is an in-depth look at the 2015 mayoral race set for round one in November.
October 13th, 2014
With straight ticket dominating Harris County votes recently there is no reason to think this year will be different.This year down ballot incumbent Republican judges have a story to tell the citizens of Harris County...
August 15th, 2014
For conservatives in 2014 it is the best of times, but potentially it could be a hugely disappointing time.First, the reasons for optimism:Nationalization of the election at this point is a huge plus for conservatives....
March 1st, 2010
Texas Republicans and conservatives have a choice this year. The questions I ask when deciding where to start include:
November 25th, 2009
In a word, NO! Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke recently gave a report on the state of the economy. It makes for scary reading if you are in any business other than those the Fed deemed too big to fail i.e.
September 18th, 2009
Don't be fooled by the so called "Baucus compromise on health care" named for Democratic Senator Max Baucus. It is the old Pelosi plan with new make-up and a few minor changes.
August 1st, 2009
Despite some calls for secession by Texas politicians we are still part of the USA and are affected by national trends. Thus we are seeing rising unemployment in Texas; combine this with lower economic growth, especially in...