Category Archives: taxation

Speaker Straus: Tax Caps Bad Policy

On January 5, 2011, the Texas House will decide whether to re-elect Joe Straus as Speaker.  Debt and taxes are the premier topics on everyone’s minds and we need a Speaker of the Texas House that recognizes that our wallets … Continue reading

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Texas Conservative Coalition – Their Pledge Needs Our Support

The values of conservatism are easy to list:      Limited Government Individual Liberty Free Enterprise Traditional Family Values However, when it comes to an elected legislature actually working on solving problems confronting a city, state, or nation, we must add … Continue reading

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Endgame – A Look At the National Debt

It is estimated that the National Debt under the 111th Congress and President Obama in 10 years will be 90% of our economy. That means our children will never attain the lifestyle of their grandparents. This is not a future. … Continue reading

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Chet Edwards is Hostile to Taxpayers

Earlier this month, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste listed Chet Edwards (D-TX 17) as ‘hostile’ to the American taxpayer.  U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Waco) is the most proficient earmarker, accounting for $378 million in pork for 201 projects … Continue reading

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November Is Coming Bus Tour Coming to B/CS!!

Great News!  The Americans For Prosperity – November is Coming national bus tour is coming to Texas and is making a stop right here in Bryan/College Station. The purpose of the November is Coming National Bus Tour is to hold … Continue reading

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Oligarchy rules

I’ve been recommending that people add the great Texas conservative site Ramparts360 to their reading list. Well, New Revolution Now Director George Scaggs asked me to submit an article there, and today it’s posted! Its title is Life, Liberty and … Continue reading

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Time To Call Chet

I received this notice from the Austin Tea Party group. The America Competes Act will assure the exact opposite because less energy will harm America and Americans. This from Congressman Lamar Smith The “COMPETES” Act—More Government, More Spending In addition … Continue reading

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