Category Archives: Transparency In Government

Boehner’s New House Rules Reflect Tea Party Principles

And it is our responsibility to keep it that way. See the article at the Human Events website. Hat tip: Dixiesunshine. There are some good new rules intended to ensure proper transparency. One I noticed particularly: Both webcast and make … Continue reading

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Learn Your School Facts

One of the things the Tea Party movement has asked for is transparency and accountability and when it comes to our children. We simply want to know the facts about our local school districts and campuses. To that end, Texas … Continue reading

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David Horowitz, great conservative

I got to meet David Horowitz when he spoke at A&M in 1998 on his book tour for Radical Son. I’m ashamed to say there were only a handful of people there, but those who were got to hear and … Continue reading

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Project Vote Smart

In futurist Alvin Toffler’s books Powershift and The Third Wave, he proposes that Western Civilization’s techonological advances that have ushered in the ability to gather information is our greatest source of power. Just as the Age of Enlightenment brought about the … 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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Are You SOURED ON SPENDING?

If you have the stomach to view the National Debt Clock, you most assuredly are SOURED ON SPENDING. Americans for Prosperity – Texas is bringing the Soured on Spending SUV to College Station. Saturday – July 31, 2010 11:00-12:00 noon … 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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