Big government Dan Patrick

Those of us that have known Sen. Dan Patrick for a long time know that he is not a small government conservative. Quite the contrary, Sen. Patrick is a reactionary big government believer. Today’s press release is another reminder of that. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Allen Blakemore Tuesday, June 17, 14 713-526-3399 Patrick Statement on […]

On mental illness and David Dewhurst

(Editor’s note: As I mentioned earlier, I had the privilege of speaking at the Downtown Houston Pachyderm Club today. A moving speech against the tactics of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s campaign was given by Judge Bill Henderson. Although readers will be unable to see the passion with which Judge Henderson delivered this speech, I asked […]

Michael Berry interviews Dan Patrick

Lt. Gov. candidate Sen. Dan Patrick was on the Michael Berry Radio show this morning for a half hour. He’ll be on for another half-hour this afternoon at five o’clock. I was able to tune in this morning and thought that Patrick did very well, especially considering that Michael has been blasting Patrick’s media consultant […]

Tea Parties Need to Take a Second Look at Lt. Gov. Dewhurst

Here we are just days away from the 2014 Republican Primary Run-off Elections. Patrick or Dewhurst…Dewhurst or Patrick, is there a clear and simple choice for the Texas Tea Party movement? Is there one candidate that the tea party can trust to advance our agenda of personal freedom, economic freedom and a debt-free future for […]

Dewhurst to apologize to charity but continue aggressive contrast advertising

I like Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for his successful leadership of the Texas economy and for his willingness to admit mistakes, take responsibility for them, and continue to move forward. An example of that occurred today. One of Sen.Dan Patrick’s staffers, Elliot Griffin, included me in a Tweet today about a Dewhurst campaign ad that […]

Ed Hubbard: My Run-Off Endorsements, and My Post-Mortem on the Chair’s Race

Well, I guess this relatively quiet time since the polls closed on the March primary had to end sometime.  With the coming of the absentee ballots, the slate mailers, and the final push from the candidates, I feel that I need to close the loop on some of my feelings on a few of the […]

Dewhurst slings mud at Patrick

After finishing a disappointing second to Sen. Dan Patrick in the March 4th primary, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst had a choice to make in his runoff campaign. He could have continued to tout his record and the success of Texas under his leadership or he could go down the path that he tried against Ted […]