On May 20, 2017 Republican Party of Texas Chairman Tom Mechler resigned, setting in motion a contest to replace him at the top of the Texas GOP. Among the candidates to announce is James Dickey, who currently serves as the Chairman of the Tarrant County Republican Party, based in Austin. Dickey is a longtime activist … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 043 – Candidate for RPT Chairman – James Dickey
May 16, 2017 - An update on the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature hosted by TFIRE - Texans For Immigration Reduction and Enforcement. Activist Janet Thomas of Stop the Magnet joins TFIRE President Larry Korkmas to offer insight and analysis on legislation emerging from Austin, the backroom wheeling and dealing taking place and prospective … Continue reading VIDEO – Texans For Immigration Reduction and Enforcement Legislative Update 5/16/17
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez04U7z_cwU May 8, 2017 11:13 a.m. - Militant extremists organized by "United We Dream", a radical leftist political group advocating for open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens, stormed the offices of the Harris County Republican Party, disrupting operations, and threatening the staff and volunteers. Shouting profane speech and making violent, intimidating threats, the group … Continue reading VIDEO – Radical Open Borders and Pro-Amnesty Leftists Invade Harris County GOP Offices
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
United Republicans of Harris County presents County Judge Ed Emmett for a frank discussion on the 2016 election: "What Happened, Lessons We Learned, and How Do We Win in 2018?" Judge Emmett addresses the dynamics of the 2016 election, how the GOP and Democrats responded to the challenges, the national and local effects, and how … Continue reading United Republicans of Harris County presents County Judge Ed Emmett 05/04/17
Video of the Harris County Republican Party Quarterly Executive Committee Meeting, held on May 1, 2017. See video description for timemarkers and specific moments of the evening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcWX9nB9A8s
Guests arrive at the 2017 Harris County Republican Party Lincoln Reagan Dinner, and Vlad Davidiuk helped welcome them to the festivities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bebrz2uXNK0
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
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”
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)
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”
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.