Sarah Davis, Jared Woodfill, and the sad state of the Harris County Republican Party

If you didn’t believe me before when I told you that the Harris County Republican Party was in sad shape, the email that Chairman Jared Woodfill sent out blasting State Rep. Sarah Davis should clue you in. First off, let’s get this out of the way: Sarah is a pro-choice Republican. She hasn’t shied away […]

The sad, sad state of the Harris County Republican Party

Tip: for those of you that are not in Harris County or don’t care about Republicans in Harris County, now is a good time to tune out. I’m going to vent a little about the state of the Republican Party in Harris County and you’ll undoubtedly be bored The fact that Harris County used to […]

Lessons I learned Over the last Few Days

It goes without saying that some days or weeks are more eventful and consequential than others, and that we often don’t fully appreciate the full impact of such moments in time until long after they occur.  As I have been trying to make sense of everything I have witnessed over the last 10 days, a […]

Will we let more cowbell deliver Harris County to the Left?

On the heels of David Jennings’ pointed article on Chris Busby’s recent experience before the Harris County Republican Party Vacancy Committee, Chris Busby’s follow-up, and buzz and comments among activists, is there more to say?  Yeah.  Lots.  Let’s keep talking. There’s always tension between political activists, and their party’s candidates and officeholders.  Activists advance principles.  […]

Harris County Department of Education should remain open

For several years in Harris County Republican circles, there has been a movement to eliminate the Harris County Department of Education. As I noted earlier, this year State Rep. Debbie Riddle has filed a bill in the state legislature to do just that. The question is: is she right? Should the Harris County Department of […]

Places to be, People to see

Here are a few things on the political calendar for next week in Houston/Harris County – note TWO Jerry Patterson sightings. Looks like he’s starting to get active in his run for Lt. Governor. San Jacinto Republican Women – Chris Daniel When: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6pm to Mon Mar 18, 2013 7pm  CDT Where: […]

Harris County Republican Party: Circle the wagons and fire on the count of 3!

Too bad that they are choosing to point their guns inward instead of outward. In arguably the most bizarre political attack of a bizarre, very long election season in Harris County, Sen. Dan Patrick and former Tax Assessor Collector Paul Bettencourt are using the raw emotions of a few losing candidates and their supporters to […]

Big Jolly goes phone banking!

Whoo Hoo! I went down to the Harris County Republican Headquarters on Richmond and joined in the fun! Yeah, yeah, that’s cool. I wouldn’t have believed it either except that I was there and I have a picture to prove it! Hey, nothing to it! No one cursed me out or anything. Look, if I […]

Harris County West Side Republican Headquarters

As I noted here, today was the grand opening of the West Side Republican headquarters. I must say that Commissioner Steve Radack really came through – the office is perfectly located and is huge! Think about it: You can volunteer in the morning, then head over to Edd Hendee’s Taste of Texas for lunch! You […]