June 15th, 2017
What the State of Texas needs is more un-elected bureaucrats and more management districts able to pass bonds stealthily and meet without notifying the public. Said no one ever. I can't remember the last time I met a tax...
April 19th, 2017
Pensions. Health care. Tax reform. Immigration. All of these issues affect us. Not just 'you' us, but ALL of us. Each individual has a story about how each one of these issues affects their lives.
March 24th, 2017
I think I may have found a new favorite term of endearment for my very own congressman; 'porker of the month'.
January 17th, 2017
Do you love irony like I do? Sometimes there's just so much irony, you almost can't help but point it out and shake your head at it. Or laugh at it. Or elbow your friend in the ribs and bring their attention to it so you can...
November 4th, 2016
Do you see anything wrong with this sign? It's a sign encouraging folks to shop local or shop small businesses. Normally, I wouldn't either, because I think that shopping local and supporting small businesses is a good...
August 5th, 2016
You heard that right, folks. The Department of Justice is at it again; snooping around Houston, looking for violations on how our elections here in Harris County are administered. They've laid claims that some of the polling...
June 1st, 2016
Tuesday, May 24th, Paul Simpson, Harris County Republican Party Chairman won his bid for re-election after being forced into a run-off by slate mailer endorsed candidate Rick Ramos.
April 28th, 2016
With all of the political involvement I'm involved in, and all of the knowledge I have and am still collecting about the political process, I forget sometimes that not everyone else 'nerds out' about this stuff. Like, how...
March 24th, 2016
It's bound to happen. Your favorite candidate is forced into a runoff election. So now what? You do this:
June 12th, 2017
Alright, folks. I've held my tongue as long as possible, but when you run across internet gold like this, sometimes you've just got to speak out. Over the years since I started this blog, I've not been shy about my disdain...
April 4th, 2017
Local government matters, just like the title of the blog states. The title has dual meaning, actually. Events that take place within local government are 'matters' and those things are important, or they 'matter'. ...
February 24th, 2017
That can be the only explanation for the election results we saw in Harris County for the 2016 general election; all of the voters showed up inebriated. YEAH! Just kidding! Kind of....
November 21st, 2016
Hello, my pretties! Welcome back to TexasGOPVote on the flip side of quite possibly the craziest election season EVER! I worked this election harder than I have ever worked one before. I knocked on doors and phone banked...
October 17th, 2016
"Texas' prosperity depends on Harris County Working."-State Representative Mike Schofield. Great quote, but what does that mean to you and me? How do we keep Harris County 'working'?
June 22nd, 2016
Some time ago, I wrote an article in an effort to inform readers about how their tax dollars are being spent on improvement projects in and around the Galleria area.
May 30th, 2016
Today is Memorial Day: a day when we remember those who have died in service to the United States of America.
April 13th, 2016
Notice the title? Gatekeeper as defined by Wikipedia is this: "A gatekeeper is a person who controls access to something." There are gatekeepers for all kinds of activities and clubs and even...
March 15th, 2016
Nobody loves an underdog story as much as I do, and Ted Cruz's story was that of an underdog in his bid for US Senate. I supported him when he had 2% name ID in the polls against David Dewhurst back in 2012. Dewhurst was...