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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.
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Urgent: Please go to: austinreteaparty.com, sign the petition, and encourage your friends and email loops to do the same, and then PHONE CALL and FAX your Texas Senators. TODAY. NOW.This is why:Texas Senators failed to...
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Welcome to the Nullify Now Conference Live Blog coming to you from Austin, Texas. In this blog we will be bringing you a summary of today's speakers including Debra Medina and Thomas Woods.  As this will be a live blog,...
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Ah, spring, a time when people’s minds turn to activities outdoors. A time when the flowers bloom and leaves gather on the trees. A time when young men’s fancies turn to, ah, turn to…Well I guess I forgot that one. No I didn...
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“Good start, long way to go”. “Step in the right direction, a small step.” John BoehnerUS DEBT CLOCK.ORGDid we win? Did the American people win? The dust has not yet settled because it seems that the Socialists/Democrats...
It’s time to remind our Texas Republican legislators who brought them to the dance, and that we are supposed to lead. They seem to have heard our Conservative song at times; even going so far as to dance all around their own...
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Message submitted by Republican, Conservative activist Sharon Roberts about the current state of the Texas Budget and why it may be necessary to lightly tap into the Texas Rainy Day Fund.This week,...
IS A BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT A DANGEROUS GIMMICK?It surprises me that so many Republicans and Tea Partiers (of which I am both) are so excited about passing a Balanced Budget Amendment to our U.S....
There has been a lot of discussion lately about Congress attempting to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA). In light of the incredible deficits run up by the Obama administration, and in particular, the speed at which...
What is the Obama doctrine? The recent mess in Libya is symptomatic of Obama's foreign policy, a policy based on the hard left world view, but a world view colliding with realty.Obama came into the White House with the idea...
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To cut spending and help balance the budget, today I voted to end federal spending on National Public Radio (NPR). The measure passed the House by a vote of 228 to 192 and now heads to the U.S. Senate for consideration....
NRCC - President Obama's budget speech last week was noteworthy, not only for its partisanship and lack of serious solutions to address the nation’s debt crisis, but also for its recycling of the same, old, tired calls for...
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Spike TV recently had a Star Wars marathon, so while moving the remote from baseball and golf to Star Wars, there were some interesting lessons to draw. When one combines episode one through six, the most intriguing...
Conservatives are complaining that we didn’t get near what campaigning Republicans promised in the deal cut with Democrats on the 2011 budget. They’re right. We didn’t. And now there’s talk of some tricks in counting the...
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Call members of the House Economic and Small Business Development committee and let them know we’re serious about eliminating corporate welfare and...
A little over a year ago, I published the main portion of this article. After reading through it again, I felt it was important to share it with you all again. I welcome you all to the fold of concerned Fellow Patriots. We...
No more Tea Parties, No more FReeping (See FreeRepublic.com), No more looking at the bluebonnets or taking family Easter pictures! And this is from a Republican from Amarillo! HB 2443A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT
Education budgets around the nation have become extremely bloated over the past few decades while education has not gotten any better. Below are three interesting statistics about money, grades, and Texas teacher to non...
Today, I issued the following statement in response to an AP report that political operatives in the Obama Administration are screening Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests:Citizens have a fundamental right to know...
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I was emailed this article about the timidity of Republicans in rolling after what they were elected to do. Of course they don’t control the Senate and the Presidency. But, they should make their pursuit of necessity clear...
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In a recent installment of PJTV's Klavan on the Culture, Andrew Klavan discusses the intricacies of public sector unions in under 4 minutes.While Andrew Klavan explains that private sector unions are a "necessary evil in a...

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