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.
AUSTIN –- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency'’s (FEMA) decision to deny disaster funding for the City of West:“President Obama has yet again...
Market economics is about more than making money or creating wealth; it is about allowing individuals to be the best they can be. Free market economics is the only economic system that allows you to act locally and thinks...
Is the Southern District of New York (SDNY) becoming the laughing stock of our nation's bankruptcy courts? After Chief Judge Cecelia Morris' appearance on Fox Business a couple of weeks ago, that just might be the case. I...
Jay Leno may have summed up our situation when he quipped, “How ironic is that? We wanted a president that listens to all Americans -- now we have one.” Yes we have a President who is listening to us all, but then...
Spoiler alert! Obama has already read this blog!Do you remember where you were when Princess Diana's car wreck made the news? Do you remember what you were doing when you first heard about it? Were you on...
Yes it may be grandstanding. And yes we often frown on grandstanding. But there is a time when publicly speaking truth to the corrupt and greedy government workers is needed…no REQUIRED!Trey Gowdy rocks it at the House...
The House Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations will hold a field hearing in Dayton on Monday June 10th. The hearing, entitled “The Delphi Pension Bailout: Unequal Treatment of Retirees,”...
The following was sent in from Attorney General Greg Abbott:Your Liberty -- as a United States citizen -- was weakened and threatened yesterday when the Obama Administration helped the United Nations pass the Arms Trade...
They’re demonstrating line dancing techniques, at a cost of $1,600. I wish that were a joke, but it isn’t. A report being released this week shows that this frivolous video was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to...
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after a federal district judge overturned a federal emergency rule that attempted to punish certain states – Texas, Louisiana and Florida - by...
In 2012, when Barack Obama was fairly unpopular, Organizing for America helped get him reelected by convincing voters who were basically ambivalent about reelecting the president to walk like mindless zombies to the polls...
Among all of the tools governors have, the ability to veto bad bills is one of the most powerful. Usually this is wielded in a very limited way, and typically it is either to correct errors or unintended consequences not...
The following is a release by the NRA Institute for Legislative Action:While transportation, pro-life and juvenile justice issues have been added to the call for the current special session, the NRA has been informed that...
Last week, a contractor with the National Security Agency (NSA) revealed that the agency is reviewing large amounts of data from cell phone and internet companies. The NSA is looking for patterns that tend to indicate...
Jay Leno made a suggestion on his June 3rd show which was met with overwhelming approval!“Guantanamo Bay? How ’bout closing the IRS?”Or maybe move the IRS to Gitmo? Boom. Perfect idea Jay! 2 thumbs way up!!
James Madison wrote, "If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." But the enemy the government is now fighting isn't just a foreign one, it appears to be fighting its...
The following notice was sent out by the NRA's Institute for Legislative Affairs:The Texas Legislature adjourned its regular session on Memorial Day after passing fifteen pro-Second Amendment measures, and was immediately...
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our...
When confronting questions about the handling of Benghazi by the State Department, the Justice Department-AP scandal, and the IRS-Tea Party scandal, President Obama has said repeatedly he only became aware of the problems...
Jonathan Turley is a left wing constitutional scholar, but recently in the Washington Post, he wrote a piece on the bureaucratic state that any conservative could have written and a searing indictment of the progressive...

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