The Comey Firing


President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, acting on the recommendations of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Comey had placed the FBI in an untenable position. He had lost the faith and trust of both political parties - mostly because of a failure to objectively and impartially conduct investigations by … Continue reading The Comey Firing

Judicial Misrule on Texas Voter ID


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

Harry Reid Leads Democrats to Self-Destruct


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

Neil Gorsuch is Sworn-In as Associate Justice of SCOTUS


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

The Senate Goes Nuclear


Led by minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Senate Democrats Thursday filibustered the unquestionably and highly qualified Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch from advancing to a final confirmation vote - forcing majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republicans to change Senate rules by employing the so-called "nuclear option" to allow Gorsuch and future Supreme … Continue reading The Senate Goes Nuclear

The American Chronicles – Ep. 033 – Dr. Richard Haass of CFR on “A World in Disarray”


Dr. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations spoke with members of the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston on February 16, 2017, offering a profound and timely examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder as a new administration takes office and as President Obama's foreign policy legacy is assessed and discussed. Dr. … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 033 – Dr. Richard Haass of CFR on “A World in Disarray”

The American Chronicles – Ep. 032 – Republican Precinct Chair 2017 Legislative Workshop


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 Bohac … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 032 – Republican Precinct Chair 2017 Legislative Workshop

Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to Fill Scalia Vacancy


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

Sally Yates… You’re Fired.


  Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (an Obama appointee held over in the Trump administration) instructed the Department Of Justice not to defend President Trump's not to defend his controversial temporary refugee ban as long as she’s in the position. Yates explained in a letter that she does not believe the order is even … Continue reading Sally Yates… You’re Fired.

The American Chronicles – Ep. 031 – Steven L. Hayes of Americans For Fair Taxation


As America’s debt continues to grow, and American workers shoulder more of the burden of neverending fiscal irresponsibility, Americans For Fair Taxation - a US political advocacy group dedicated to fundamental tax code replacement - has led the way in advocacy and activism. As Chairman and President of Americans For Fair Taxation, Steven L. Hayes … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 031 – Steven L. Hayes of Americans For Fair Taxation

The American Chronicles – Ep. 029 – Peggy Venable and Aaron Smith on School Choice


While education reform is seemingly a constant agenda item for the Texas Legislature, during this session it has taken on a new shape as School Choice. Republicans, led by Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick, are taking on the challenge of expanding school choice to all. Two people working on the front lines to help implement … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 029 – Peggy Venable and Aaron Smith on School Choice

The American Chronicles – Ep. 028 – Autry Pruitt


Autry Pruitt is the author of Planes, Steak, and Water: Defending Donald J. Trump (available at BelieveDonald.com), and worked as a Trump Campaign surrogate during the election cycle. He is a board member of Americans for Fair Taxation (FairTax.org), and he hosts his own radio show on the Red State Radio Network. He joined the show … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 028 – Autry Pruitt

The American Chronicles – Ep. 027 – Col. Rob Maness of GatorPAC


Rob Maness is a former candidate for the United States Senate from Louisiana, and a retired Colonel with a record of service to the nation of more than 32 years. He is currently the owner of Iron Liberty Group, and Chairman of GatorPAC, a group that works to educate political activists on effective ways to … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 027 – Col. Rob Maness of GatorPAC

The American Chronicles – Ep. 026 – Ted Harvey of Stop Hillary PAC


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 025 – Keeping Faith in the Electoral College


Every four years, after the General Election, the states convene a meeting of the members of the Electoral College to formally elect the President of the United States. Under normal circumstances, those Electors merely affirm the popular vote as determined by citizens. However, every so often, a “Faithless Elector” confronts the moral challenge of casting … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 025 – Keeping Faith in the Electoral College

The American Chronicles – Ep. 024 – Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez


Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez served a total of 18 years in the Houston Police Department, and retired as a sergeant in 2009. He was then elected to represent District H on Houston City Council and served until 2015, when term limits ended his tenure. He takes office as Sheriff on January 1, 2017, but … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 024 – Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez

The American Chronicles – Ep. 023 – Judge Linda Garcia, County Criminal Court at Law 16


Judge Linda Garcia was unanimously appointed by Harris County Commissioners Court as judge of the newly-created Harris County Criminal Court at Law No. 16 in December 2015 and took the bench on January 4, 2016. She is running to keep her seat on the bench. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Garcia was a prosecutor … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 023 – Judge Linda Garcia, County Criminal Court at Law 16

VIDEO – Sheila Jackson Lee and Jolanda Jones Appear to Violate Election Law


In this video provided to me by the source ( @10MinOfBias ) at the scene who documented what could only be described as clearly potential criminal activity, Democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas CD-18) and HISD Position IV Trustee, Jolanda Jones appear to be flagrantly and clearly violating election law on Monday 10/24/16 at the polling station … Continue reading VIDEO – Sheila Jackson Lee and Jolanda Jones Appear to Violate Election Law

The American Chronicles – Ep. 022 – Devon Anderson for Harris County District Attorney


Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson, the embattled Republican incumbent, is campaigning to retain her office while also tackling numerous challenges. Appointed by Governor Rick Perry in 2013, she beat back a challenge from Democrat Kim Ogg in 2014 to win the office outright, but faces Ogg in a rematch in November's election. Anderson joined the show to … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 022 – Devon Anderson for Harris County District Attorney

The American Chronicles – Ep. 021 – Kim Ogg for Harris County District Attorney


Kim Ogg is the Democratic nominee challenging Republican incumbent Devon Anderson to become the Harris County District Attorney. Two years ago in 2014, she challenged Anderson and fell short in the election. This time, Ogg says she's running against Devon Anderson's record, and is offering herself to county residents as an alternative choice for the DA's Office. … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 021 – Kim Ogg for Harris County District Attorney

The American Chronicles – Ep. 020 – TPPF’s Michael Haugen on Civil Asset Forfeiture


Civil asset forfeiture laws allow police to seize — and then keep or sell — any property they allege is involved in a crime. Owners do not even need to be arrested or convicted of a crime for their cash, cars, or even real estate to be taken away permanently by the government. With his … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 020 – TPPF’s Michael Haugen on Civil Asset Forfeiture