Texas

il Bond Democrats Socialist

Harris County lost more than Ed Emmett in the November 2018 election. This election represented a sea change in criminal justice issues and the bombardment of the socialist agenda. A look at the bail bond consent decree signed by Judge Lee Rosenthal and who is behind it. Republican judges serving in the misdemeanor and felony
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Party of Principle Martin

Gary Polland says it best – “We can have a party of principles with no money or we can have a party with money and no principles.” If you have known Gary for any length of time, you have heard him make this statement. He is, of course, referring to the Harris County Republican Party.
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Crime and Politics

Harris County crime and punishment is the story of socialist social justice warriors run amok. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg has gone twice to Commissioners Court to ask for funding for 104 new prosecutors. Eventually, after the Harding Street murders, the Commissioners Court democrats finally relented on the request and gave DA Ogg a
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Buzbee Dismissal

Tony Buzbee, personal injury lawyer and mayoral candidate, recently came to the Houston Property Rights Association to speak about his mayoral campaign. I missed his appearance at the Downtown Pachyderm, so I wanted to catch his speech at HPRA. The crowd was a little larger than Barry Klein’s typical lunch bunch. Buzbee has created quite
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Mary Jane Smith, Trash the slates

The Father of the Slates   I saw a Facebook post after the November 6th election blaming the slates for the loss. I responded back to the post, “which slates, the ones that defeated every democrat in Harris County, or the new slates that defeated every Republican.” There is a difference between the two sets
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Fourteenth Court of Appeals

Our local judiciary plays a vital role as a check and balance on local governance. And, boy do we need it with Annise Parker and, now, Sylvester Turner at the helm. Many citizens never see our courts, especially our appellate courts, in action. While some folks may serve as jurors in our lower courts, our
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Democrat Socialist Franklin Bynum

Democratic Socialist Fired for Theft Running for Judge in Harris County Franklin Bynum ran unopposed as the democratic nominee to Harris County Criminal Court-at-Law Number 8. The fact that he ran unopposed tells you how far left the local democratic party has moved in a rarely short period of time. However, that is not the
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City of Houston SB2190

Houston Fire Department vs Mayor Sylvester Turner The Houston Firefighters’ disagreement did not start with a petition to change the City of Houston charter. It did not start with a lawsuit in State District Court Judge Dan Hinde’s court on parity. The issue began with the first negotiation as the smaller of the two Houston
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