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.
As I wrote in a previous article, no law presently being proposed would have prevented the tragedy at Newtown, but the question that remains is if laws were incapable of preventing the Newtown shooting, what can? Let's make...
Eric Holder's Department of Justice Opposes a Beaumont Texas School District Election because too many white people voted and tries to block election using Voting Rights Act.
Three years ago, Climategate exposed the weakness of climate science presented to the public. One major thesis promoted by many within the "humanity is primarily responsible for climate change" crowd is that there were no...
After discovering miscarriages of justice and inconsistent applications of the law when investigating the Delphi bankruptcy and its connection to the auto bailouts, I started noticing something fishy about the Chapter 11...
With only two weeks until we come to the edge of the fiscal cliff, I sincerely wish I had more to tell you. Unless Congress acts, on January 1, 2013, our current tax rates will expire, and every taxpayer will face higher...
Last week, House Republicans remained united in our desire to avoid the fiscal cliff and committed to a proposal that does not harm job creation, investment and innovation. Unfortunately, the President continues to insist on...
Thursday I spoke on the Senate floor about the President’s insistence on raising taxes and the need to cut spending as part of an agreement to avert the fiscal cliff.It's become disturbingly clear that President Obama doesn'...
PJ Media's Steven Crowder released a video showing union thugs sucker punching him while they attacked and collapsed the America for Prosperity tent with women and children in it. In Michigan, the governor signed a law...
It is time for a new and honest national conversation in America about what spending policies actually help women.Does increasing entitlement spending, and growing the size, power and control over society by the federal...
In Doha, Qatar late Saturday delegates attending the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took concrete steps toward a new global treaty to address global warming that will transform the economic structure...
As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, I released the following statement as the FY13 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report was signed by conferees:Throughout this Congress,...
As Congressional leaders and President Obama continue to work on a plan to avert the fiscal cliff, I remain committed to a solution that protects as many families and small businesses in Texas as possible from seeing an...
In case you haven’t seen this yet, here’s CNN’s Piers Morgan interviewing my friend Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America. Morgan behaves like a child, using the words “stupid” and “idiot” to refer to his guest, and Pratt...
French actor Gérard Depardieu elicited a barrage of criticism for leaving France and settling in Belgium on the grounds that he has had it with “redistribution” and “paying, in 2012, an 85 percent tax-rate on my income tax...
As I was reflecting upon our current fiscal situation here in Midland County, an analogy came to my mind. That analogy is the movie “Little Shop of Horrors.” For those who have not seen the movie (which ends differently...
What is with Obama supporters and the loving communist China form of the government? GE President Jeffrey Immelt, like New York Times Tom Friedman and former SEIU leader Andy Stern before him, noted that Chinese...
As part of my ongoing series on Chapter 11 bankruptcy processes and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, I took the opportunity to visit the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) Winter Leadership Conference to see if there was any...
In the 5 weeks since the re-election of Barack Obama as president, there has been an astonishing resurgence in the president's popularity among the American people. Since election day, when Obama's general popularity...
Perhaps one of the most egregious examples of wasteful taxpayer spending has been the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that have cost the American taxpayers over $150 billion...
I announced a week-long initiative to draw attention to out-of-control government spending. I am calling for an SOS to Stop Outrageous Spending.On January 1, 2013, unless Congress and the President reach an agreement,...

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