Radical Islam: It’s Closer Than You Think

In his update on the 2017 Legislative Session Representative Dan Flynn calls HB 45 (regarding American law in American courts) his number one priority. He goes on to elaborate that in June 2015 the Texas Attorney General issued an opinion (KP-0094) at Flynn’s request stating that “Texas law already prohibits violations of constitutional rights and public policy when foreign law is applied.” Flynn added that…

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Might Want To Put A Pin In It – Part Four

RPT Principle 133 School Options: Texas families should be empowered to choose from public, private, charter or homeschool options using tax credits or exemptions without government restraints or intrusions. Tax credits or exemptions amount to super vouchers for the wealthy. Of the 25 most costly private secondary schools in the DFW area, the least expensive had an annual tuition of about $ 18K in 2015….

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Might Want To Put A Pin In It – Part Three

The third in a series on the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) platform because voters need to know what candidates and parties really believe. I guess we can always get another climate—and more species. RPT Principle # 16: …“Climate change” is a political agenda promoted to control every aspect of our lives. We support the defunding of “climate justice” initiatives, the abolition of the Environmental…

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Families Belong Together

I wanted to take a second this morning to thank all the folks who stood and stand with the Families Belong Together groups and to say something we rarely get to say in this time. You accomplished something—what you have done matters. No, the work is by no means over—there are still over 500 children separated from their families despite the heroic efforts of the…

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Might Want To Put A Pin In This – Part Two

Number 2 in my series about interesting items in the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Platform. Because voters need to know what candidates and parties really believe. Today’s pin: RPT Principle 58. Women, your time has expired. In 2017 Nevada ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. In 2018 Illinois did the same bringing the state ratification total to 37 of the needed 38. The RPT greeted…

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Might Want To Put A Pin In This

Because voters deserve to know what candidates and parties really believe, I’ve decided to begin extracting positions from the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Platform that I think are worth further comment. I’ll be doing this pretty frequently under the heading, “Might Want To Put A Pin In This.” Today’s entry: RPT Principle # 38 Social Security Opt-Out. “We support reform to Social Security that…

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