Fort Bend Conservative-losing $25k per month on the golf courses is a “bargain” and you’re a racist for mentioning it

The full year 2015 budget for the Missouri City Recreation and Leisure Local Government Corporation projects a net income (loss) of -$411,864 for full year 2014 and one Missouri City resident thinks the loss is a “bargain” for two 18-hole golf courses & the City Centre subsidized by Missouri City taxpayers. From the LGC Summary […]

“Where is our residence?”—the Harris County Democratic Party edition

Do you know us? Will Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan file a lawsuit against us? Will Texas Attorney General Greg Abbotts’ office prosecute us for knowingly voting where we don’t reside? We’re the supporters of a Democrat who currently holds elected office in Harris County. Several of us provided the same Pasadena, Texas address to […]

Open records requests seeks info on Fort Bend ISD bond advertisement

File this under “it’s political advertising—oh wait! Maybe it’s not.” On September 3rd the Sugar Land / Missouri City section of Community Impact News published a story describing the $494 million bond package and its four components; construction, transportation, safety & security and transportation. Fascinated by the absence of a visible citation crediting the source […]

Will Texas nepotism law impact Lone Star College System trustee race?

The Harris County GOP and Yellow Rose of Texas Republican Women 2014 Election Candidate Forum takes place this Tuesday evening-will the Texas nepotism law be a topic of debate among the Lone Star College System Trustee candidates scheduled to speak? Texas Attorney General Opinion GA 0415 dated March 15, 2006 explored: “Whether the nepotism statute […]

Fort Bend Tyrant of the Month-Missouri City creates new category of criminal

Businesses in Missouri City, Texas using signs that “flutter”, “swing”, or “undulate” will run afoul of a new Missouri City ordinance prohibiting the use of signs that move or simulate movement. The new ordinance also creates a new class of criminal in Missouri City and imposes a fine of up to $500 per day. From […]

Controversy remains as Lone Star College Trustees set to approve contract for LSC-Creekside

The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will consider the LSC Chancellors recommendation to execute the final contract for the LSC-Creekside satellite center when the Trustees meet on September 4th, 2014. According to the agenda packet for this Thursday’s meeting, in December 2013 the Trustees approved Durotech INC to provide the Construction Manager At […]

Sharyl Attkisson asks “where are the unaccompanied alien children?”

With the one-year anniversary of Houston Mayor Annise Parkers’ “Shine a Light on Human Trafficking” campaign approaching, how ironic is it that former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson asked a very timely and logical question- “where are the unaccompanied alien children?” From Hot Air: If CBS thought that Sharyl Attkisson was a thorn in their […]

Fort Bend ISD approves construction of new elementary school, questions emerge

During a series of public comment and Board of Trustee meetings, parents, employees and taxpayers of the Fort Bend Independent School District were presented with the plan for a proposed bond package on the November 2014 ballot. The presentation included a plan to construct ES 46 in Aliana, a facility needed to address overcrowding at Oakland […]

Who tried to help white guys win re-election by leading voters to believe they’re black?

Could white Republicans running in a district whose voters include black Democrats win an election? Would the black Democrats decry the advertising strategy as deceitful? After two years living in Missouri City, Fort Bend County I learned anything is possible. Enter Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen, former Fort Bend ISD Trustee Bruce Albright, the Missouri City […]