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Is Hillary Clinton Really This Ignorant?

Hillary Clinton recently gave a speech in which she gave her usual talking points, but there is one line that shows that Ms. Clinton has absolutely no clue about our economic system. She stated that “Don’t allow anyone to tell you corporations and business create jobs.” Much of the speech was her economic thesis, and this statement is the cherry on top of a speech that showed Clinton to be totally ignorant of the past forty years of economic history.

at Oct 30, 2014 3:17 PM

Saving the GOP from Modern Know-Nothingism

Many in the GOP are jockeying for the soul of the party ahead of an anticipated 2014 midterm election victory. Social conservatives are eager to reassert their influence after repeated defeats over gay marriage. Fiscal conservatives make the case for a greater emphasis on runaway spending. And then there are the nativists, who contend that the future of the Republican Party lies in opposing immigration reform. Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham,

at Oct 30, 2014 11:39 AM

Texas Ethics Commission Agrees with Pro-Life Leader and Votes to Close "Dangerous Loophole" in Elections

The following story originally appeared on The Quorum Report.

Setting things up for what could very well be another throwdown in the Legislature next year over so-called “dark money” in elections, the Texas Ethics Commission on Wednesday voted to adopt a rule that requires certain nonprofits to disclose

at Oct 30, 2014 8:24 AM

Ebola Crisis At Home

Photo Courtesy of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

I want to update you on what I have been doing regarding Ebola in America. I am grateful our prayers have been answered and the two brave nurses who treated the first Ebola patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital have been found to be Ebola free. Unfortunately, we have not solved the Ebola crisis yet.   Read more »

at Oct 29, 2014 5:16 PM

Don't get over confident with a GOP sweep of Texas elections in 2014

Despite General Abbott having an opportunity to embarrassingly whip a Democrat's butt in the General Election, we cannot become complacent about Texas' future as a Red State. Battleground Texas is serious about their goals of turning Texas blue. There has been no secret to Battle Ground Texas' strategy. It is all about the demographics folks. And Battleground Texas is patiently waiting for their opportunity.   Read more »

at Oct 29, 2014 3:00 PM

SNL Takes on the Obama Administration's Handling of the Ebola Outbreak

In case you missed it, Saturday Night Live opened with a skit this past weekend poking fun of the lack of competence the Obama Administration has shown in its handling of the ebola outbreak. In the skit, Taran Killam plays Obama's recently-appointed Ebola czar, Ron Klain.   Read more »

at Oct 29, 2014 12:07 PM

Good News for Farmers in West Texas

It looks like farmers this spring won’t be penalized for the crippling drought we’ve had in West Texas these past few years. After repeatedly claiming they could not follow the Farm Bill’s strict implementation schedule, USDA announced Tuesday that they will now update the Actual Production History (APH) exclusions for spring 2015.   Read more »

at Oct 29, 2014 9:05 AM

Congressman Smith Issues Subpoena to Uncover White House’s Role in Faulty Security

This week, I issued a subpoena to former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, a top Assistant to President Obama during the launch of last November. The subpoena compels Mr. Park’s appearance before the Subcommittee on Oversight to answer questions regarding his role in developing and evaluating the operations and security of   Read more »

at Oct 28, 2014 5:01 PM

Congressman Ted Poe Statement On Federal Court Ruling On IRS Targeting Case

I issued the following statement on a federal judge’s decision to dismiss all charges in a lawsuit brought by True the Vote, a voter integrity non-profit organization that was aggressively targeted by the IRS.

American Citizens have a right to publicly disagree with government without the threat of being targeted by those in positions of power.

at Oct 28, 2014 1:07 PM

The Democrats' Idiocy

This election is seeing Democrats at their craziest and worst. In Montana's Senate race, Amanda Curtis became the accidental candidate when the original candidate pulled out after being guilty of plagiarizing his thesis. Amanda Curtis is what one National Review pundit classified as an “erratic Communist sympathizer” and loves to post youtube videos of herself ranting about whatever. She has mocked women who believe in owning a gun for self-defense and rants against family values

at Oct 28, 2014 8:16 AM


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