Why I voted for Kim Ogg for District Attorney

Commentary/Opinion by Don Hooper While some lifelong conservatives, like me, have voted for Kim Ogg this fall, others may be hesitant because they are conservatives and doesn’t a good conservative always vote for the Republican candidate? Of course, that line of thought begs the question: What … [Read More...]

Thank you Mayor Annise Parker!

This election season has been very boring in Harris County. So much so that I was concerned that Republican turnout would be lower than it should be. But thanks to Houston Mayor Annise Parker, conservative Republicans are fired up and it just so happens that early voting starts next week! Thank you, … [Read More...]

Local debt bleeding us dry

Dear Editor:Come November, while most people focus on candidates, our local officials bleed us dry with bond proposals and proportions. Some to save the roads, some to save our children. But, don't be fooled, the lack of any real discussion on these issues is always done so we blindly bury ourselves … [Read More...]

Dustin Ellermann: Pray Hard, Shoot Straight

I married up. I am the luckiest guy in the world. And, last weekend was another testament to this truth. This year, my beautiful wife gave my son and me a special present: a guys weekend at Camp His Way, which is a marksmanship camp for teens, located in East Texas on Lake Sam Rayburn. Even though … [Read More...]

Meet Konni Burton

The Republican Party of Texas has a deep bench of young conservative leaders. Konni Burton is running for Sen. Wendy Davis' Senate District 10 seat in the Ft. Worth/Arlington area. Video and bio courtesy of Red State Women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hou6Sns7fhY "The people don't have a … [Read More...]

280th Domestic Violence Court

One early morning in December 2000, I was awoken by a strange noise. I looked at the clock and it said 5 a.m. After realizing that my then wife was not in the bed, I got up to investigate the sounds. I found her in the kitchen, speaking on the telephone. Through my morning haze, I heard her say the … [Read More...]

Letter to Shoreacres City Council

Honorable Mayor and Council Members, Reference:  Proposed .844381 Tax Rate Hike Be advised I am opposed to the proposed tax rate hike. My reasons: I believe the proposed .844381 tax rate is excessive and unfair to the citizens of this city. When I compared the tax rates of 52 cities … [Read More...]