VIDEO – Texans For Immigration Reduction and Enforcement Legislative Update 5/16/17


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 042 – Questions on the Texas Bullet Train


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

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

Twitter Poll – 11/03/16 – Should Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Call a Special Session for Education Reform?


This poll ran on Twitter over a period of 24 hours. https://twitter.com/VladDavidiuk/status/794192026870824960 Only 17 votes were tallied, but the results were illuminating nonetheless. 94% of respondents agreed that Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick should call a Special Session of the State Legislature to address Education Reform. The questions for Texas Legislative Republicans become: How can we … Continue reading Twitter Poll – 11/03/16 – Should Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Call a Special Session for Education Reform?

Houston Matters July 15, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Report destroys myth of police brutality, coastal advisory group, G.W. Bush sways


Lisa Falkenberg, Monica Richart, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, a counter-intuitive finding about bias in deadly police shootings; next, 14 of the 15 members of the Land Commissioner’s coastal resiliency advisory group representing government or business; finally, former … Continue reading Houston Matters July 15, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Report destroys myth of police brutality, coastal advisory group, G.W. Bush sways

The American Chronicles – Ep. 010 – Wayne Christian for Texas Railroad Commissioner


  In Texas, the Railroad Commissioner doesn’t actually run the railroads, but the three-member commission does help to regulate and direct the production of energy needed by a state, nation and world ever more dependent upon power. Wayne Christian, former State Representative for House District 9 in East Texas is running to fill the seat … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 010 – Wayne Christian for Texas Railroad Commissioner

Houston Matters January 29, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Planned Parenthood escapes justice, Mayor Turner becomes a realist, and the Astrodome continues to exist


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the horrendous ugliness of a Harris County grand jury’s decision this week not to indict the abortion mill on the Gulf Freeway, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, but … Continue reading Houston Matters January 29, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Planned Parenthood escapes justice, Mayor Turner becomes a realist, and the Astrodome continues to exist

Houston Matters December 4, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Greg Abbott in Cuba, Campus Carry and The Land of Chocolate


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, Texas Gov. Abbott went to Cuba to work on establishing business ties in light of the changing relationship between America and the communist island. Next, Rice University … Continue reading Houston Matters December 4, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Greg Abbott in Cuba, Campus Carry and The Land of Chocolate

Houston Matters October 9, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Landfills, STAAR Exams, Flag Burning & Women Broadcasting Baseball


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality this week denied Georgia-based Green Group Holdings’ application for a controversial landfill in Waller County; next, the Texas Education Agency Tuesday … Continue reading Houston Matters October 9, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Landfills, STAAR Exams, Flag Burning & Women Broadcasting Baseball

Kingwood Tea Party Constitution Day Celebration and Freedom Rally with Ted Cruz


When it comes to rallying the faithful patriots in the Houston area, Jim & Robin Lennon never fail to put on an impressive, thrilling extravaganza. This year's Kingwood TEA Party Constitution Day Celebration and Freedom Rally with Ted Cruz at The Nathaniel Center did not fail to disappoint. I've included some photos of the event, highlighting … Continue reading Kingwood Tea Party Constitution Day Celebration and Freedom Rally with Ted Cruz

Marijuana Policy in Houston and Beyond – Forum Discussion Video


The "Marijuana Policy in Houston and Beyond" forum was held at the Talento Bilingüe de Houston, and was hosted by the Houston Young Republicans, the Texas Federation of Hispanic Republicans, Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition, the MLK Association of Texas, and the Downtown Houston Pachyderm Club. The all-star panel for the discussion on the challenges and issues associated with marijuana … Continue reading Marijuana Policy in Houston and Beyond – Forum Discussion Video

Houston Matters May 21, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Death Penalty, Hunting Rights and Writing an Essay to Win a House


  Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall and I discussed three interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Texas has taken the dramatic step of shielding the identities of providers of drugs used for carrying out death sentences; we discuss the ramifications and debate the efficacy of the death … Continue reading Houston Matters May 21, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Death Penalty, Hunting Rights and Writing an Essay to Win a House