From my latest Op-Ed in the Weatherford Telegram:
Continue Reading...In the early morning hours of Oct. 16, 2008, Jesus Diaz, Jr., a U.S. Border Patrol agent, caught a smuggler carrying nearly 75 pounds of drugs in his backpack.You might think that Mr. Diaz deserves a commendation for this action. Instead, the U.S. government put him in jail.Jesus Diaz is today serving a two-year sentence in solitary confinement. Apparently, the drug smuggler complained to the Mexican Embassy that this particular border patrol agent didn't handle him with tender loving care.
So now the truth has come out about President Obama’s real intentions in the debt talks: Obama sees this is an opportunity to raise taxes on small business owners.
If you oppose the Obama plans for increasing taxes, join us today by liking us on Facebook,making a generous donation of $25, $50, or $100, or by forwarding this message to everyone you know.So now the truth has come out about President Obama’s real intentions in the debt talks: Obama sees this is an opportunity to raise taxes on small business owners.
As Speaker John Boehner pointed out this week, the White House has “moved the goal posts” in the negotiations by insisting on “additional revenue”. Or, as the president now says, he believes everyone should “pay their fair share,” as part of this deal.
Translation: “You small business owners are greedy – time to pay more of your earnings to the government.”Continue Reading...
Roger Williams Advances to ‘On the Radar’
Download the podcast of our chat with Mark Davis about lower taxes and less government here.
In the Running: Williams kicks off campaign with Weatherford visit
WEATHERFORD — Roger Williams spent much of his time Tuesday rubbing elbows with voters as he started his campaign for the newly-created U.S. House District 33 seat.
Former Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams is announcing today that he is switching races ahead of the 2012 GOP primary, moving from the hotly contested Senate race and into the contest in one of Texas’ four new congressional districts, District 33 in north Texas. According to a campaign press release going out today, Roger Williams was recruited into switching races over the past couple of weeks.
U.S. Senate hopeful Roger Williams stressed his opposition to higher taxes during a June 8 candidate forum presented by the Texas Tribune and KLRU-TV, saying: "I've signed that pledge four times. The idea of raising taxes any time, but certainly at a time of economic slowdown, is nuts."
Williams, a Republican, is making his first bid for elected office, so his comment seemed a head-scratcher. How many no-tax pledges can one candidate sign?Continue Reading...
Weatherford auto dealer, former Texas Secretary of State and now U.S. Senate candidate Roger Williams told the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club today that Pres. Obama is a socialist and “the Obama economy” is “killing our country” right now.
Four GOP U.S. Senate hopefuls jockeying to succeed the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison tried to prove their conservative bonafides during a Texas Tribune candidate forum Wednesday.