Don Hooper

Harris County Flood

Houston Flood History 1900-2010 May Day is payday in the world of post-Harvey infrastructure spending by Harris County and the contractors who support the elected officials. The smell of a $2.5 billion bond for Harris County matched with another $2.5 billion from the feds brought out all of the swamp creatures at the May Day
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Sleeping Giant Harris County

Congressional District 7 (CD7) is a sleeping giant for Harris County Republicans.  Over the last few election cycles, local Democrats seemed to acknowledge this Republican stronghold by not challenging Congressman John Culberson. After CD7 voters chose Hillary over Trump in the 2016 general election, Dems have a renewed sense of entitlement. Republicans see this challenge
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All About Nothing

Campaign All About Nothing Harris County Republican primary voters decided to give Paul Simpson and his “All About Nothing” 2016 campaign another chance and kept Simpson in the Harris County Party Chair seat – even after losing every countywide race in 2016. This bit of good news [sarcasm] was accompanied by the decision of HD
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Abbott Appoints the Notorious Judge Susan Brown to Presiding Judge

Abbott Appoints Notorious Judge Susan Brown Days after the 2018 Texas primary election, Governor Greg Abbott appointed notorious felony judge Susan Brown to serve as presiding judge of the Eleventh Administrative Judicial Region for the next four years. This is not good news for justice in our community. The state is divided into eleven administrative
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The Liberal Attack Against the 2nd Amendment Post Parkland

The Liberal Attack Against the 2nd Amendment Post Parkland Gun control is so vicious and emotional a topic for the Left because of the disdain progressives have for the kind of people who own guns. It’s cultural tribalism masquerading as urgent social policy — Buck Sexton (@BuckSexton) February 22, 2018 The gun debate continues with
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Slate Wars

Slate Wars Part DEUX The slate wars between the social conservatives and moderates continues in Harris County as early voting begins in the 2018 Republican primary. The Republican candidates in contested primary races find themselves caught in the middle of this battle of the slates. The party chair race is the focal point of the
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Patterson

Jerry Patterson for Land Commisioner Jerry Patterson is wrapping up all the key newspaper endorsements with The Dallas Morning News, and the Houston Chronicle. Locally Jerry has received the endorsement of the Kingwood Tea Party, Spring Branch Republicans, The Link Letter, and Michael Berry. The Congress of the Republic of Texas established the General Land Office (GLO)
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Sreema Oliver

The Censure of Dave Wilson The censure of Dave Wilson is a testament to what is wrong with many of our local public institutions. The Houston Community College System (HCC) is systemically wrecked. The leadership of HCC is concerned with corruption, contractors, and the trappings of officialdom. The vendors and bond lawyers run the board.
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