Petition Perdition

I think when I finally write that book (the one I’ve been threatening to start for five years now) I’m going to include a chapter on petitions.  Everywhere you look online in the political sphere, there’s a petition for something.  Petitions to impeach the president.  Petitions to demand a thorough investigation of the events at […]

Contempt

I  hesitated to write this article because I thought “Oh, I’m sure there will be plenty of articles written on it, and I would just be lost in all the noise.”  Now two weeks later I have only seen a couple of the Main Stream Media outlets even mention (ABC), let alone do any in-depth […]

Eric Holder’s Hypocritical Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID

The federal government is again trying to keep Texas from implementing its voter ID law.  US Attorney General Eric Holder filed suit Thursday against the state, saying its voter ID law purposefully discriminated against minorities and violates the 14thand 15th Amendments.  He wants the voter ID law declared unconstitutional, but goes a step further by saying Texas needs to be “bailed-in” to […]

The Bad Political Year Of David Dewhurst

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has had a bad political year, possibly two years.  He failed to beat Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate last year, when he was seen as the odds-on favorite.  Dewhurst is alsounder fire for how the first Special Session ended, and for not controlling the crowd in the Senate gallery following Senator Wendy […]

Greg Abbott Is Sadly Wrong About The American/US Air Merger

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott raised a few eyebrows last week when Texas joined the federal government’s lawsuit against the proposed American Airlines-US Airways merger.  Abbott hoped to explain his decision by writing an editorial in The Dallas Morning News that is excellently written, but sadly misguided in its conclusion. The crux of Abbott’s argument is that […]

Welfare v. Work – Welfare PAYS

Today the Cato Institute released an update to its Work Vs. Welfare study, originally conducted in 1995.  The study evaluated welfare benefits from available programs at the federal and state level, and determined the equivalent hourly wage that a welfare recipient would have to earn in order to maintain the same lifestyle.  Some of the […]

Welfare v. Work – Welfare PAYS

Today the Cato Institute released an update to itsWork Vs. Welfare study, originally conducted in 1995.  The study evaluated welfare benefits from available programs at the federal and state level, and determined the equivalent hourly wage that a welfare recipient would have to earn in order to maintain the same lifestyle.  Some of the findings […]

Immortal Woman

For the August 14, 2013 Prairie Dogma show, I was asked to talk about a woman that I admire, a woman that inspires me.  There are a lot of woman I admire and respect for so many different reasons.  There are those making impacted today such as Michelle Malkin, Mary Katharine Ham, Sara Palin, S.E. Cupp, […]