Budget deal demands decrease in military pensions

Let me be perfectly clear. I expect Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn plus every single Senate Republican to vote AGAINST this budget agreement. According to Breitbart News, the “bi-partisan” budget compromise that passed the US House of Representatives calls for a 1% cut in the cost-of-living adjustment for veterans pensions (emphasis mine):  “After […]

Stockman exits CD36, Dave Norman enters

Wow. I have to admit this one caught me totally by surprise. In a surprise move, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Tex.) filed papers to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) at the last minute Monday, giving the second-ranking Senate Republican a potentially tough primary opponent just as he looked poised to avoid one. And in a coordinated move, […]

Judge Denise Pratt a symptom of Harris County slates

Embattled family court judge Denise Pratt is back in the news. No, she hasn’t been indicted yet, but she is still dragging the Harris County Republican Party down. From Kiah Collier in the Houston Chronicle:   The political situation would appear to put local Republican Party leaders, including Woodfill, in an awkward position. Since last […]

Social media use increases, council member complains & orders police chief to monitor residents

Missouri City Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Wyatt, upset by the increased social media use among Missouri City-area residents, ordered the police chief to monitor the residents use of their electronic communications. Wyatt’s order to the Missouri City Police Chief was given after more than 50 area residents spoke during the public comment portion of the October […]

Obama regime renders E-Verify system unavailable

The illegal alien coddling, First Amendment censorship supporting Obama regime has rendered the E-Verify system unavailable during the “government shutdown”. The choice made by the lawlessness-encouraging Obama administration is to help illegal aliens and the employers who hire them.     The ever-sympathetic administration has also closed E-Verify customer support and related services. E-Verify is […]

HCC District II trustee candidates go before Chron board

A source intimately associated with the HCC District trustee races said Houston Community College District II Trustee Bruce Austin and challenger Dave Wilson met with the Houston Chronicle board last week. Unlike the City of Houston Controller race where incumbent Ronald Green and his “helper” met with the Chron board separately from challenger Bill Frazer, […]

Proposition 3 designed for only one company

When Texas voters go to the polls this November, nine proposed constitutional amendments will be on the ballot. Big Jolly Politics previously published information on Proposition 6 here where we outlined suspected coordination between a state agency employee and current elected officials & former state bureaucrats was being used to facilitate its passage. BJP argued […]