Harris County’s tough on crime DA Devon Anderson

Appointed Interim Harris County DA Devon Anderson has tried to convince voters that she is “tough on crime” while labeling her opponent, Kim Ogg, as “dangerous”. In fact, if Politifact had put Anderson’s claims through their “Truth-O-Meter“, they would have awarded Anderson a “Pants on Fire“. They also might award Ms. Anderson a Pants on Fire […]

State Rep. Zerwas, Fort Bend Chambers– Key Advocates for Special Tax Incentives

The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce were two key advocates for the Greens at Brentford housing development application submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by Greens at Brentford LP, according to documents received in response to an open records request. The proposed development, as […]

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 does a conservative prosecutor look like? Before I begin, […]

Fort Bend “Excellence in Education for Everyone Committee” signs purchased from not-so-excellent former District 132 candidates’ store?

Did the “Excellence in Education for Everyone” committee really purchase their Vote YES for Fort Bend ISD Proposition 1 bond signs from the TexasGOPStore.com? Dude.   Here’s a close-up of the TexasGOPStore.com logo from the lower right corner of the sign: According to Texas Secretary of State filings, the entity “Texas GOP Store Inc.” is […]

Lucido mailer tells Patrick, Huffman to “take your politics elsewhere”

The Rita Lucido for Texas State Senate Campaign believes politics do not belong inside a Planned Parenthood clinic—and that the issue that will resonate with District 17 voters. What caught my eye though was the absence of party affiliation associated with all three candidates mentioned on this mailer…       ..and the purposeful use […]

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, thank you, thank […]

Inside the Chronicle’s endorsement of a 2013 worst legislator

Following the recent Houston Chronicle endorsement in the Texas District 27 race of one of Texas Monthly’s worst legislators of 2013, a source with intimate knowledge of the joint David Hamilton – Ron Reynolds appearance before the Chronicle Editorial Board gives us a glimpse inside the “side-by-side” style debate. Incumbent Reynolds and challenger Hamilton were […]