Sen. Dan Patrick well positioned to win Lt. Governor race

Sen. Dan Patrick’s general consultant, Allen Blakemore held a tele-conference this afternoon to discuss their victory Tuesday and the upcoming runoff. I had to laugh when Blakemore talked about Patrick winning the areas with people, eventually saying that David Dewhurst is liked by cattle and farm animals while Dan Patrick is liked by people. Ouch. You can listen […]

David Dewhurst for Lt. Governor

I know, I know, you’re thinking, of course! But honestly, I approached the race to unseat Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst with a very open mind. I met each of the candidates. I listened to their arguments. Some of those arguments are valid. At the end of the day, however, none of the candidates were able […]

Should David Dewhurst challenge John Cornyn?

Interesting question. In my mind, there is no question. But that isn’t why I’m writing this. I attended the Downtown Houston Pachyderm Club weekly luncheon today as usual. As most of you know, that is my favorite club in the Houston Metro area. I attend dozens of club meetings but this is the one club […]

Dewhurst, Patrick, Patterson, Staples first forum

The first forum featuring all four Republican candidates for Texas Lt. Governor is in the bank. In front of a packed house at the Ronald Reagan Republican Women’s monthly meeting, David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson, and Todd Staples tried to convince voters that they were the best choice. The forum lasted right at an […]

Lt Governor forum Monday, 9/16 in Houston

The Ronald Reagan Republican Women are hosting a Lt Governor forum on Monday, September 16th. Three of the four candidates have confirmed their attendance: Lt Governor David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples.   Monday, September 16, 2013 DoubleTree Guest Suites 5353 Westheimer Houston, Texas 77056 (click here for map) Program at […]

Clear Lake Area Republicans forum 8/20

The Clear Lake Area Republicans are hosting what should be an entertaining panel discussion about the recently concluded 83rd Legislative session on Tuesday, 8/20. The panel consists of: Lt. Governor David Dewhurst State Sen. Larry Taylor (SD 11) State Rep. Wayne Smith (HD 128) State Rep. Greg Bonnen (HD 24) State Rep. John Davis (HD 129) I […]