Too Much At Stake – Paul Simpson for Harris County GOP Chairman


The 2016 election promises to be one of the most challenging, chaotic and divisive of recent times. Harris County will be the epicenter of an election that could shift Texas politically. As Harris County goes, so goes Texas, and so goes America. Paul Simpson has done much - more than almost anyone else to rebuild … Continue reading Too Much At Stake – Paul Simpson for Harris County GOP Chairman

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. 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

A Winning Ticket for the GOP Presidential Nomination


America faces a serious choice in 2016. The question is a simple one. Do we continue or expand upon the policies of Barack Obama, or do we make a decisive choice to step away from the abyss and back into the light of freedom and justice by renewing the promise of a new American century? … Continue reading A Winning Ticket for the GOP Presidential Nomination

Mike Gibson for Fort Bend County Republican Party Chair Campaign Launch


The speech by Mike Gibson at the launch party for his campaign to retain the Chairmanship of the Fort Bend County Republican Party. The Fundraising Reception for Chairman Mike Gibson was held at the newest Cigar Lounge in Fort Bend County, Imperial Cigar on Friday, February 5, 2016. Mike was introduced by the inestimable Jacquie Baly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDpJ3wRp7k0

Chris Carmona for County Attorney Campaign Launch


The Chris Carmona for Harris County Attorney Campaign Launch party - a Meet and Greet and fundraising reception Honoring Harris County Attorney Candidate, Chris Carmona on February 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Carmelo's Ristorante. Carmona is introduced by Hon. Jaqueline Lucci Smith. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed0_sy8k0oU

The American Chronicles – Ep. 007 – Briscoe Cain for Texas HD 128


A conversation with Young Republican, Briscoe Cain, who brings a well-deserved reputation for transparency and accountability and an intense passion for the causes of Liberty and Life to the GOP primary race for Texas House District 128, where he is challenging a long-time incumbent. Briscoe Cain is a practicing attorney and a lifelong activist for the … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 007 – Briscoe Cain for Texas HD 128

The 2016 Texas GOP Primary – Harris County Races


I endorse and support all the unopposed Harris County candidates running in the 2016 Republican primary. Many friends (too many to list here) are thankfully unopposed for the nomination while seeking office. The following list includes only candidates who are running in a contested primary. They are people who I know personally, or have spoken … Continue reading The 2016 Texas GOP Primary – Harris County Races

The American Chronicles – Ep. 006 – Kevin Jewell for 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2


Many voters are unaware of the important role the judicial branch plays in politics. Today, a conversation with Kevin Jewell, currently working in a distinguished appellate practice in Houston, and running in a contested primary for the GOP nomination to the 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2. Kevin Jewell earned his J.D. from the University of … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 006 – Kevin Jewell for 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

The American Chronicles – Ep. 005 – Ron Hale for Texas Railroad Commissioner


Today, a conversation with a Young Republican, Ron Hale; a licensed engineer at NZ Control Specialists Private Security Company, which specializes in anti-terrorism consulting for the Oil and Gas industry. Hale is running in a crowded field of candidates for the GOP nomination for Texas Railroad Commissioner. Ron serves as Director of Operations for NZ Control Specialists and Chief Executive … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 005 – Ron Hale for Texas Railroad Commissioner

The American Chronicles – Feb. 8, 2016 – Young Republican Chris Carmona for Harris County Attorney


  Today, a conversation with Chris Carmona, current Co-Chair of the Young Republican National Federation, who is running as a committed conservative in the contested GOP race for Harris County Attorney against longtime incumbent Vince Ryan. Carmona graduated from South Texas College of Law, and successfully passed the Texas State Bar Exam on his first attempt. In 2014, Chris … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Feb. 8, 2016 – Young Republican Chris Carmona for Harris County Attorney

The American Chronicles – Feb. 5, 2016 – Rick Green for Supreme Court of Texas (Place 5)


A conversation with Rick Green, a former member of the Texas Legislature, running for Place 5 on the Supreme Court of Texas in a contested race with incumbent, Paul Green. Rick is a graduate of the University of Texas Law School, and practiced contract law with an emphasis on helping entrepreneurs start their own businesses. Rick was elected to … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Feb. 5, 2016 – Rick Green for Supreme Court of Texas (Place 5)

The American Chronicles – Jan. 20, 2016 – James Lloyd for Congress (TX CD-7)


A conversation with James Lloyd, a former White House national security aide under President George W. Bush, who works as an energy lawyer in Houston and is running for Congress in Texas' 7th Congressional District as a constitutional conservative against incumbent John Culberson. A graduate of Rice University and The University of Texas School of Law, Lloyd is … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Jan. 20, 2016 – James Lloyd for Congress (TX CD-7)

Voting For The Best Choice – UPDATED


A lot of hard choices, but in the end, there can be only one. In these selected 2014 Texas contested primary races, the following candidates have earned my support. This is not a rejection or abandonment of numerous friends who have worked tirelessly on behalf of their preferred candidate, nor does it mean that their … Continue reading Voting For The Best Choice – UPDATED