The American Chronicles – Ep. 043 – Candidate for RPT Chairman – James Dickey


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 041 – George T. Farrell, Chairman of BlakPAC


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 040 – David Balat for U.S. Congress (TX CD-7)


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)

The American Chronicles – Ep. 039 – Former Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 038 – Brian Trascher – Author of “Laws and Sausage”


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”

The American Chronicles – Ep. 037 – Robert Talton for Pasadena Mayor


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 036 – Ted Harvey of Committee to Defend the President


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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 034 – Amy Kremer for Congress (Special Election GA-6)


  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)

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

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. 030 – Harris County GOP & the Trump 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

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. 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. 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

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. 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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 018 – Floor Fight at the Republican National Convention


An attempt to get the Republican National Committee to allow a roll call vote on the Rules Report from the floor of the National Convention exploded into controversy on day 1 of the RNC in Cleveland, as Trump supporters and surrogates worked with the RNC to quash the effort, ensuring the changes they had rammed … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 018 – Floor Fight at the Republican National Convention

Can Conservatives Find a Home in the Libertarian Party?


With Donald Trump potentially torpedoing any chances of the GOP retaking the White House, and with a second Clinton Regime looming, many Republican grassroots activists and supporters - including some Conservatives - are giving the Libertarian Party a serious look. In an act of desperation to stop Trump and Clinton, is it possible that the Libertarian Party finally … Continue reading Can Conservatives Find a Home in the Libertarian Party?

The American Chronicles – Ep. 017 – Brent Webster for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5


The Texas Primary Runoff election arrives tomorrow, May 24th. Brent Webster overcame serious competition on Primary Day March 1 to earn a spot in the runoff for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5. Webster serves as First Assistant District Attorney for Williamson County, and cites his desire to bring Judicial Integrity, Conservative Values and … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 017 – Brent Webster for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5

The American Chronicles – Ep. 016 – Kyle Stanley for Sugar Land Mayor


Today, a conversation with Kyle Stanley, a member of the Houston Young Republicans running for Mayor of Sugar Land, Texas. Kyle discusses the challenges Sugar Land faces, his knowledge of the problems, and his solutions for the city. Kyle Stanley website Kyle Stanley on Twitter Listen to the show HERE.

The American Chronicles – Ep. 015 – Tom Mechler for Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas


This year’s State Convention of the Republican Party of Texas will feature a contest that will define the party for the future to come. Incumbent Party Chairman, Tom Mechler is facing a challenger in his quest to continue leading the most important state party in America. On the verge of leading his first State Convention … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 015 – Tom Mechler for Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas

The American Chronicles – Ep. 014 – Reggie Gonzales for Texas 18th Congressional District


Having finished second in the primary race to oust Sheila Jackson Lee from her nest in CD 18, Reggie Gonzales looks to the upcoming runoff race as a chance to take his message to the residents of the 18th Congressional District. With a history of grassroots activism, military experience and political involvement, Gonzales believes his … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 014 – Reggie Gonzales for Texas 18th Congressional District

The American Chronicles – Ep. 013 – Judge Mary Lou Keel for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2


Today, a conversation with Judge Mary Lou Keel who has presided over the Harris County 232nd District Court since 1995. Judge Keel is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Place 2 on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in the runoff election slated for May 24. Judge Keel addresses the race, her qualifications, and … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 013 – Judge Mary Lou Keel for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2

The American Chronicles – Ep. 012 – Rick Ramos for Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party


In Harris County, Texas, an unexpected result emerged from the GOP Primary on March 1, 2016. Local attorney Rick Ramos, one of 2 challengers competing against incumbent Chairman Paul Simpson, seemingly came out of nowhere to surprisingly finish in first place, forcing a runoff race, where he and Simpson will compete to lead the most … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 012 – Rick Ramos for Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party

The American Chronicles – Ep. 011 – Paul Simpson for Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party


In 2014, a political earthquake rocked Harris County as grassroots activist and long-time political veteran Paul Simpson unseated the incumbent chair of the Harris County Republican Party, ushering in a wave of growth, and optimism, fueled by youth and diversity. After falling short of an outright win in the 2016 primary, Chairman Simpson faces one … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 011 – Paul Simpson for Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party

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

The American Chronicles – Ep. 009 – Gary Gates for Texas Railroad Commissioner


In Texas, the Railroad Commissioner  has nothing to do with actually running the railroads, but instead focuses on managing the vast amounts of energy the state produces across the spectrum – energy that the nation and the world desperately need. Gary Gates  is running to fill the seat left by the outgoing chairman of the … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 009 – Gary Gates for Texas Railroad Commissioner

The American Chronicles – Ep. 008 – Lori Bartley for Texas 18th Congressional District


For Houstonians, no member of congress is more embarrassing, ridiculous, and controversial than Sheila Jackson Lee, and every election cycle, the question arises, “Why doesn’t someone just run against her and win?” Well Houston, there is hope. Lifelong Houstonian Lori Bartley is running a bold grassroots campaign in a crowded field for the GOP nomination … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 008 – Lori Bartley for Texas 18th Congressional District