Do you know the real Jeff Wentworth? Not the guy who campaigns for office, but the one who actually serves as a senator in the state’s Capitol? He ranks at the bottom of every conservative organization’s ratings, and has consistently been one of the most liberal Republicans serving in the Texas Senate.
Texans for Fiscal Responsibility is today announcing a new website, looking at his record: JeffWentworth.com. There, you can see where he stands on a variety of issues facing the Lone Star State. We hope you will use the site’s information to educate your neighbors and friends about the need for a new state senator!
Christian activist expects brokered convention
Posted by Joe Holley
“Bush would be able tell you, right here in Texas,” Bob Vander Plaats was saying over a La Quinta cup of coffee in The Woodlands Friday morning, “that when the conservative base is motivated and energized, you will win the presidency. If the conservative base is not motivated and energized — John McCain can tell you that story.”
Judge rules tea party group a PAC, not a nonprofit
By Joe Holley
A Travis County district court judge ruled this week that a Houston-based tea party group is not a nonprofit corporation as it claims, but an unregistered political action committee that illegally aided the Republican Party through its poll-watching efforts during the 2010 elections.
Straus’ opponent wins national tea party endorsement
By Kate Alexander
The primary opponent of House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, has won the backing of a national tea party heavyweight.
On “60 Minutes,” Exoneree Seeks Accountability
By Brandi Grissom
Michael Morton, who spent 25 years in prison wrongfully convicted of his wife’s murder, told Lara Logan of CBS’s 60 Minutes that it’s not revenge he’s after — it’s accountability.
The Rehabilitation of Rick Perry Begins
By Margaret Carlson
Was I fair? Did I get him right? These are the questions reporters ask ourselves when we try to capture a candidate. I had to wonder anew at the Gridiron Dinner Saturday night as Governor Rick Perry of Texas gave one of the best speeches ever delivered there.
Hutchison Sides Against Texas
By Michael Quinn Sullivan
As she prepares to fade from public office, US Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is offering one more fight in DC. Too bad she is fighting against Texas.
Keller City Manager Becomes Taxpayer Hero
By Dustin Matocha
Would you consider firing yourself if you didn’t have enough work to do? That’s what the City Manager of Keller, TX did. Yes, you read that right. A government employee is including his own position in a round of budget cuts. Take note, because you may never see this type of fiduciary responsibility in government ever again.
Start Now On A Conservative Budget
By Michael Quinn Sullivan
Raising taxes and seeking new revenue sources is off the table for Texas taxpayers and voters, so it also needs to be for lawmakers. Government efficiency, not creative financing, is what taxpayers have been, and will continue to be, demanding.