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Schools Are Knowingly Exposing Kids to Sexual Predators

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By intentionally putting the safety of minors at risk, superintendents are going to new lengths to protect teachers that engage in criminal activity. Channel 8 News recently revealed that North Texas school districts are knowingly exposing innocent children to sexual predators, potentially violating state law, and obstructing state investigators in the process. The appalling practice,…

Texas Voters Choose Christian Over Slumlord

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Former conservative lawmaker Wayne Christian won the Republican nomination for Railroad Commissioner last night after an Election Day surge in rural Texas pushed him roughly 7,000 votes past Houston slumlord Gary Gates. The race featured massive spending by Gates, whose multimillion dollar strategy seemed to hinge on tidal waves of poster board size mailers inundating…

More Testimony Expected Tonight Over FWISD’s Transgender Policies

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The Fort Worth ISD board is conducting its regularly scheduled meeting tonight where concerned citizens are expected to testify again on the district’s controversial transgender guidelines. Stand with Fort Worth has organized local citizens who continue to oppose what they refer to as “unlawfully passed” guidelines. State Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) has been critical of…

GOP: Abolish the Property & Business Franchise Tax

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More than 93 percent of the delegates to the Texas Republican Party’s 2016 Convention approved platform language calling for property taxes to be abolished, among other reforms. It’s no surprise, considering the party’s voters overwhelming supported a similar, non-binding ballot measure during the 2016 primary. According to the plank, the preferred method of taxation at…

More Support For Union Dues Reform

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Months after Republican primary voters sent a clear mandate that they want to end collusion between government and unions, 96 percent of delegates to the Republican Party of Texas convention also supported Paycheck Protection reforms. The wildly popular “Right to Work” plank reads: “We oppose the Employee Free Choice Act (Card Check) and any action…

Texas Republicans Overwhelmingly Favor Repealing In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

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While some policy proposals for the Texas Republican Party Platform were more controversial than others, few bore more support than repealing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. The simple language, which reads “We oppose in-state college tuition for illegal aliens,” was supported by over 95% of the convention delegates. First enacted in 2001, the law faced…

Grassroots Republicans Call for Zero-Based Budgeting

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Ninety-six percent of delegates to the state Republican convention want zero-based budgeting at all levels of government. Such statement of support came from the first-ever use of plank-by-plank voting on the Republican Party of Texas platform. One of the most affirmed planks in the platform, grassroots Republicans called for the immediate enactment of zero-based budgeting,…

Don’t Like Trump? Don’t Abandon Texas

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It is simply a fact that Donald Trump is going to be the GOP nominee. While I take great pride in knowing I supported, contributed to, voted for, and endorsed Ted Cruz, voters have taken a different course. Yet, Texas conservatives simply cannot afford to sit out this election. Staying home is not an option….