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Statewide primary rumors

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:15:42 -0400

It's that stage of the election cycle where politicians are trying to figure out if they should run for something else or stay put. Consultants are whispering in ears, as well as throwing up trial balloons. I'm hearing that Christi Craddick is li...

Is Ted Cruz vulnerable?

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 23:19:00 -0400

Is Ted Cruz vulnerable? Not really. Sure, he's not liked, Texans think Ted puts Ted first, his approval rating is upside down, etc etc. But in a two party system, that doesn't mean much. The Statesman's Tilove quotes George W Bush advisor Mat...

Ted Cruz's first senate term in a nutshell

Wed, 1 Feb 2017 09:28:00 -0500

The National Review's Tim Alberta switched to Politico, and one of his opening pieces put Ted Cruz's first term in a nutshell It was a sleepy Wednesday morning last June when Ted Cruz tipped his hand. John McCain had sponsored an amendment to exp...

Democrats actually thought Wendy Davis was a serious candidate?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:08:20 -0500

Hat tip to Willisms: VIDEO- Wendy Davis being Wendy Davis: #txlege— Will Franklin (@WILLisms) January 24, 2017

Merry Christmas

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:48:00 -0500

Merry Christmas!

Wed, 2 Nov 2016 17:11:00 -0400

Solid school choice video by Will Franklin

Has Ted Cruz even lost . . . Deace?

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 21:26:00 -0400

Iowa radio host Steve Deace fiercely defended Ted Cruz throughout his entire presidential run. Deace -- along with other Cruz partisans like Amanda Carpenter and Erick Erickson -- was so hardcore for Cruz that he even spent early summer 2015 attac...

Five reasons Ted Cruz will support Donald Trump sooner or later

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:12:00 -0400

It's been obvious since the convention that Ted Cruz will eventually support Donald Trump. 1. Ted Cruz is Nixon In Ted Cruz is Nixon and Is Ted Cruz the new Nixon?, friendly conservative pundits Rich Lowry and Matt Lewis nailed it: Ted Cruz ...

Ted Cruz will never be president

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 16:17:00 -0400

When I talk to hardcore CruzCrew folks, they always tell me that Ted Cruz is the favorite for 2020 because "he finished second and Republicans always choose the next one in line." That's crazy. For one, Donald Trump didn't come in second last tim...

The strangest thing about 2016 to me

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 18:53:00 -0400

It's been a crazy campaign. The Republican Party lost a hostile takeover to a liberal Democrat from a New York. An outright socialist nearly got the Dem nomination. Yet to me the strangest thing is still: Why did Ted Cruz look at the Dewhurst c...