2014 Primary: John Manlove, CD-36

Continuing our series of interviews with candidates in the 2014 Texas Republican Party Primary, David Jennings talks with Mayor John Manlove. Mayor Manlove is one of twelve candidates that filed to replace Rep. Steve Stockman in Texas Congressional District 36. More information about Mayor John Manlove: Website: JohnManloveforCongress.com Facebook: John Manlove for Congress From the John […]

2014 Primary: Robin Riley, CD-36

Continuing our series of interviews with candidates in the 2014 Texas Republican Party Primary, David Jennings talks with Robin Riley. Mr. Riley is one of twelve candidates that filed to replace Rep. Steve Stockman in Texas Congressional District 36. More information about Robin Riley: Website: RobinRileyforCongress.com Facebook: Robin Riley for Congress Twitter: @RobinRileyTX Bio provided by […]

2014 Primary: Colonel Jim Engstrand, CD-36

Continuing our series of interviews with candidates in the 2014 Texas Republican Party Primary, David Jennings talks with Colonel Jim Engstrand. Colonel Engstrand is one of twelve candidates that filed to replace Rep. Steve Stockman in Texas Congressional District 36. Information about Colonel Engstrand: Website: EngstrandforCongress.com Facebook: Colonel Jim Engstrand for Congress Bio provided by the […]

Obamacare navigator services good–Tricare services, not so much

Texas Democrats held a news conference on January 15th decrying proposed rules requiring additional training for Obamacare “navigators”. According to the Dallas Morning News, supplementary rules proposed by the Texas Department of Insurance “would be a huge burden” on the small community organizations trying to serve the public, said Fort Worth-area Representative Marc Veasey. Meanwhile […]

2014 Primary: Chuck Meyer, CD-36

Continuing our series of interviews with candidates in the 2014 Texas Republican Party Primary, David Jennings talks with Chuck Meyer. Chuck is one of twelve candidates that filed to replace Rep. Steve Stockman in Texas Congressional District 36. Information about Chuck Meyer: Website: MeyerforCongress.com (under construction as of 12/31/13) Facebook: ElectChuckMeyer Twitter: ElectChuckMeyer Bio provided by […]

Hatchet job on Steve Stockman?

Lise Olsen is back on the track of Rep. Steve Stockman’s finances in the Houston Chronicle. But I gotta say, her latest story is sorely lacking in information regarding campaign finance and looks like little more than an attack piece written by the hyper-aggressive Cornyn campaign. Here are a few quotes from the article: The […]

Will Al Green and Kevin Brady change their campaign websites?

Al Green and Kevin Brady–call your webmaster! On December 13th I wrote this post after Breitbart reported the budget deal passed by the US House of Representatives  demanded a 1% cut in the COLA of retired military veterans pensions. According to the Washington Free Beacon, the deal also forced  retired military veteran pensioners OFF the current […]

2014 Primary: Dwayne Stovall, US Senate

Although Texas Sen. John Cornyn is expected by all pundits and observers to have an easy time of it in the 2014 Republican Primary, his polling numbers are very low, so low that seven candidates have filed to run against him. I’ve been watching Dwayne Stovall for the better part of six months, trying to […]

America, this is your President

A picture really does say a thousand words: Yeah, hamming it up at a funeral pretty much sums up this president. Oh, and for the first time in my life, I was proud of Michelle Obama.  

It’s time to try the “Beveridge Approach” to governing

As I sit down to write this post we are within 24 hours of the start of the implementation of a law that generations of Americans have fought for or against—in one form or another—for at least a century:  the nationalization of the health care industry through comprehensive national regulation and mandates.  I know that […]