Texas Central Partners, LLC is a private company developing a new high-speed passenger rail system that if completed, will connect Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston using technology that will - according to their website - "provide a travel time of less than 90 minutes." The project is currently being proposed to various groups around the state (including … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 042 – Questions on the Texas Bullet Train
Happy Lake Silencio Day, everyone. Try not to forget.
Federal judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos - on a mission to "persist" perhaps - ruled last week that Texas' voter ID law not only discriminates against minorities and/or the poor and/or the "disenfranchised" - but does so intentionally. That the judge was appointed by former President Barack Obama probably has nothing at all to do with her myopic … Continue reading Judicial Misrule on Texas Voter ID
In 2013, Senate Democrats, led by (thankfully now retired) Harry Reid employed the so-called "Nuclear Option" to force President Obama's radical and extreme nominees through confirmation over the objections of Republicans. The change was so significant that Reid and his leadership team held a victory party with liberal activists afterward in a room just off … Continue reading Harry Reid Leads Democrats to Self-Destruct
George T. Farrell is Chairman of BlakPAC, a political action committee primarily working to assist Black Conservatives qualify for office nationwide. The group also works to elect Black, Latino and Asian conservatives to office, opening and expanding the GOP to new voters and candidates. During the 2016 election, those efforts proved to be decisive, as BlakPAC engineered … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 041 – George T. Farrell, Chairman of BlakPAC
Today, in an historic moment on a beautiful spring day in a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, Justice Neil Gorsuch was sworn in by his longtime mentor and fellow Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy to fill the seat left vacant by the passing of vaunted judicial hero, Antonin Scalia. President Trump introduced the … Continue reading Neil Gorsuch is Sworn-In as Associate Justice of SCOTUS
David Balat is a professional healthcare executive and former hospital CEO who specializes in finance and business development. His consulting firm specialized in turning around struggling health care organizations, rescuing troubled businesses and growing them into thriving, profitable organizations. David was born and raised in Houston, to parents who moved to the United States from the … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 040 – David Balat for U.S. Congress (TX CD-7)
Elbert Guillory is a former member of the Louisiana State Senate, who represented District 24, including his native Opelousas, from May 2, 2009, until January 11, 2016, when his full term to which he was elected in 2011 ended. In 2013 Guillory gained national recognition when he switched parties, leaving the Democrats and joining the Republican Party. In … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 039 – Former Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5xFIRwd4bE What does The Left look like? For evidence, watch this video of the Constituent Town Hall hosted by Representative John Culberson (R-TX CD-7) at Spring Branch Middle School in Houston, Texas on Saturday, 03/25/17. This is an unvarnished, unedited view of the growing threat leftism presents to the Republic. What can be said of … Continue reading VIDEO – Congressman John Culberson (TX CD-7) Town Hall – Mar. 25, 2017
Brian S. Trascher is a New Orleans businessman who has helped to bridge the divide that often exists between business and politics. He is a Senior Partner at Gulf South Strategies, and the Principal of Laws and Sausage, LLC, where he offers corporate consulting and training through Citizen Advocacy Workshops. Brian's recently published book - … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 038 – Brian Trascher – Author of “Laws and Sausage”
Socialism has failed every single place and time it has been tried. Yet for some disturbing and bizarre reasons, Senator Bernie Sanders attracted a massive following of supporters comprised of a combination of naive millennials, committed leftists and disenchanted liberals, and came close to winning the 2016 Democrat primary against corrupt criminal candidate Hillary Clinton. … Continue reading How Socialism Ruined My Country – Via PragerU
Fantastic video from PragerU on the importance and urgency of school choice. Now more than ever, parents must be empowered to decide the best course for their children's educational success. The ability to find and choose a school that meets their child's needs is too important to leave in the hands of unelected and distant … Continue reading The Urgency of School Choice
A Pasadena, Texas resident since 1949, Robert Talton has led a life built on service to his family, his community and his church. His professional career has taken him from serving his country in the United States Air Force Reserves at Ellington AFB to protecting the streets of Pasadena as a police officer, to service … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 037 – Robert Talton for Pasadena Mayor
Former Colorado State Senator Ted Harvey was first elected in 2001 as Representative. He previously served in the Reagan administration, and served as the honorary chairman of the Stop Hillary PAC. He currently works with Committee to Defend the President to support President Trump from leftist attacks and to continue rallying grassroots support behind him. … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 036 – Ted Harvey of Committee to Defend the President
Leif Olson and Steve Kusner joined the show for a discussion on Star Wars that touched briefly on the prequels (some useful and important bits, but largely negligible), the Expanded Universe (deleted by Disney, but containing much valuable information), the original trilogy (canon), and the most recently released films - Episode VII: The Force Awakens and … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 035 – Star Wars Talk with Leif and Steve
Amy Kremer was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia and is running to fill the seat left vacant in Georgia’s 6th District by longtime congressman Tom Price, who joined the Trump Administration as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Over the last nine years, Amy has been on the front lines of the grassroots … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 034 – Amy Kremer for Congress (Special Election GA-6)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrevMiChvqM On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Texas State Senator Paul Bettencourt sponsored a Precinct Chair Legislative Workshop for Harris County Precinct Chairs with updates from the Texas Senate from Bettencourt and Texas House Updates from State Representatives. HCRP Chair Paul Simpson talked about the work underway at the county level. Bettencourt addressed Property Tax Legislation, State Representative Dwayne … Continue reading VIDEO – Harris County Precinct Chair 2017 Legislative Workshop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l-gcoHrKls On Sunday (02/12/17) Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) appeared on Fox News Sunday to discuss several issues with host Chris Wallace - including Democrat obstruction on President Trump's nominees for various cabinet positions. When Wallace pointed out that Cardin blamed Republicans for obstructionism in 2013, and asked him if he and Democrats were merely acting … Continue reading VIDEO – Senator Ben Cardin Forgets Democrats Controlled the Senate in 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNEMh0t5YlM&feature=youtu.be The members of the Harris County Republican Party met for the quarterly Executive Committee meeting on February 6, 2017, as the precinct chairs discussed the outcome of the 2016 election, reviewed committee reports, approved new precinct chairs and debated and voted on resolutions. The meeting was held at the party headquarters.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzEPluNp_I8 Appearing on Meet the Press with host Chuck Todd (01/30/17), Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), the failed Democrat Vice Presidential nominee slandered the Trump administration with an accusation of Holocaust denial after the administration neglected to use the term "Jews" or "Jewish" in a Holocaust Remembrance press release.
In nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump has united the Republican party, put Democrats on the defensive and ensured that the successor to the seat once held by Antonin Scalia, the Lion of the Supreme Court, not only reflected favorably upon his predecessor, but brings to the court the same conviction that … Continue reading Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to Fill Scalia Vacancy
While Barack Obama was voted into office twice and served two disastrous terms as President of the United States, he received one of the lowest approval ratings from Americans. Via Gallup polling, as an average over his entire term, Obama received an approval rating of 47.9% - lower than almost all his predecessors since Gallup … Continue reading America Didn’t Approve of Obama’s Presidency
A trump supporter wearing the iconic red "Make America Great Again" hat uses a fire extinguisher to snuff out fires ignited by anti-Trump rioters. Violence and destruction were sporadic in areas around the capitol during the day of Trump's inauguration.
In celebration of a day long awaited - January 20, 2017 – the Harris County Republican Party held a watch party to observe and celebrate the Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump at Ninfa’s - a Houston institution for TexMex. I spoke with former Judge Clyde Leuchtag, County Chair Paul Simpson, and Houston Young Republican … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 030 – Harris County GOP & the Trump Inauguration
Today was the last day of the Obama regime. As I write this, we are less than 24 hours away from the last moments of Barack Obama's presidency. When historians look back on the years 2009 - 2017, many (the honest ones at least) will scratch their heads in varying degrees of bewilderment and confusion. … Continue reading The Obama Legacy: America Endangered, Divided and in Decline
Former Colorado State Senator Ted Harvey was first elected in 2001 as Representative. He previously served in the Reagan administration, and served as the honorary chairman of the Stop Hillary PAC. He currently works with Committee to Defend the President to support President-Elect Donald Trump from leftist attacks and continue to rally grassroots support behind … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 026 – Ted Harvey of Stop Hillary PAC
* WARNING: A VERY FEW MINOR SPOILERS, BUT NO MAJOR REVEALS * Bottom line: "Star Wars Rogue One" is the best Star Wars movie since "The Empire Strikes Back." When it was announced that "Rogue" would not begin with the traditional introductory Star Wars logo and explanatory crawl, it made many (including myself) wonder whether … Continue reading Review – Star Wars Rogue One
"Hacksaw Ridge" is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing … Continue reading Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge
I shared the attached image on Facebook the other day, following the conclusion of the election. I added "If the shoe fits..." to the post as a way of encouraging thoughtful reflection on the message being presented. A Facebook friend objected and responded to the post by pointing out that as a candidate, the President-elect … Continue reading We Hate You. Vote For Us.