Posts Tagged “Texas”

RPT Convention Overview

RPT Convention Overview

Like the circus that blows through town, and almost as entertaining, another RPT convention has come and gone and the Texas Republican Party’s preeminent event of the year made a big splash at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center. Let’s take a quick look at some notable notables from the biennial event that’s purported…

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California: 3-State Solution or Independence?

California: 3-State Solution or Independence?

In the midst of the struggle between California and the federal government, as well as the struggle between California and itself, a possible solution has emerged: Split California into three separate U.S. states. While California has over the years toyed with various movements involving secession and independence, this current three-state solution has an advantage over…

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Land of the Tejas

Land of the Tejas

If you’re a native Texan, you may have never paid attention to those ubiquitous “Drive Friendly—The Texas Way” signs. However, if you’re a transplant like me, when you first encountered one, the sign may have struck you as unusual and, well, friendly! There is a story behind that slogan that goes deep into the heart…

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George P. Bush Booed at RPT Convention

George P. Bush Booed at RPT Convention

This year’s convention for the Republican Party of Texas has been a lively one, having its share of notable energetic moments, not the least of which was James Dickey’s re-election over the best efforts of challenger Cindy Asche. Over the course of the next week, Texian Partisan will be recounting some of the highlights from…

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United State’s Dangerous Mixed Signals on Illegal Immigration

United State’s Dangerous Mixed Signals on Illegal Immigration

In another apparent case of human-trafficking along the Texas/Mexico border, Fox News is reporting on a truck full of illegal immigrants that was last night discovered near the airport in San Antonio. San Antonio authorities responded to a report of a parked truck on the North-side, only to discover that 55 illegal immigrants were inside. All of…

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The Federal Threat to Religious Liberty: What’s Abbott Prepared To Do?

The Federal Threat to Religious Liberty: What’s Abbott Prepared To Do?

Today, Texas Governor Gregg Abbott spoke to the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas. His message to the assembled: The United States is in a crisis with some trying to “’silence the faithful and remove God from the public square.” The AP story that reported on this doesn’t go into specifics. It just sort of leaves…

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AG Sessions Forfeits on DACA

AG Sessions Forfeits on DACA

The Justice Department under Jeff Sessions has announced that it will not contest a Texas-led lawsuit challenging DACA. While many in Texas will greet this decision with enthusiasm, it was needlessly drawn-out, owing its conclusion more to the leadership of the states than from the White House. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or DACA)…

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American Hustle: The Social Security Ponzi Scheme

American Hustle: The Social Security Ponzi Scheme

On June first, a federal judge set the date for the sentencing of Texas District 19’s current State Senator, Carlos Uresti. Later this month, on the 28th, Uresti will find out what penalty he’ll pay for his role in the Four Winds Ponzi scheme. While it’s nice to know that office holders that break the…

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Texas Fort Knox Opens: 1 More Reason We Don’t Need D.C.

Texas Fort Knox Opens: 1 More Reason We Don’t Need D.C.

After years of waiting, the day has finally arrived! The Texas Bullion Depository is now open! Originally proposed in 2013, the 23,000 square foot Leander vault was created by the passage of HB 483 in 2015. Although it will function to help private citizens store their own gold there, since the day he signed it…

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Abbott Tasks Straus and Democrats with Gun-Control Measure

Abbott Tasks Straus and Democrats with Gun-Control Measure

Last week, Texian Partisan reported on Governor Abbott’s school safety proposal, one that failed to address the role federal agencies play in the perpetuation of gun violence while also raising concerns for the gun and due-process rights of Texans. Since then, there have been more disturbing developments, bringing into question the governor’s judgement and what…

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The Hottest Under-The-Radar Political Campaign In Texas

The Hottest Under-The-Radar Political Campaign In Texas

It is rare that the internal struggles of a major political party are contentious enough to draw public attention. After all, the participants are all members of the same organization. The differences between candidates are often so nuanced as to leave the outsider baffled as to why there is a contest at all. Sometimes the…

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U.S. Trade War Seems Certain, as Some Countries Pledge Counter-Tariffs

U.S. Trade War Seems Certain, as Some Countries Pledge Counter-Tariffs

This summer, headed to a community near you, Trade Wars: The Protectionist Menace! No, it’s not the latest sequel in a tired sci-fi film franchise, but rather the trade policy of the federal government. It seems as though President Trump wasn’t bluffing after all, as the world embraces for a trade war with the U.S….

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Abbott’s School Safety Plan Ignores Federal Enabling of Violence

Abbott’s School Safety Plan Ignores Federal Enabling of Violence

In the wake of the Santa Fe school shooting, Governor Abbott reveals a new plan to secure Texas schools, and he may even call for a special session of the legislature to get it done as soon as possible. However, is the way the governor’s addressing this issue also ignoring the federal elephant in the…

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Despite Washington, Texas Manufacturing Sets Records

Despite Washington, Texas Manufacturing Sets Records

Texas meteoric rise to the top continues! Recently, the Dallas Fed announced that the manufacturing expansion that has been occurring in the Lone-Star State has markedly accelerated. According to an article appearing in FXStreet, the Dallas federal reserve bank noted that: ‘Texas factory activity rose markedly in May, according to business executives responding to the…

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Federal Ruling on Trump’s Twitter: 1 More Example of Judicial Fiat

Federal Ruling on Trump’s Twitter: 1 More Example of Judicial Fiat

Just when you thought the federal judiciary couldn’t get any screwier, they find new ways to surprise you. Yesterday, federal Judge Naomi Buchwald ruled that President Donald Trump violated the first amendment by blocking users on Twitter. The crux of the ruling centered on the assertion that Trump’s tweets were “’governmental in nature’” and should…

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Our Interview With Apostle Claver of “Raging Elephants”

Our Interview With Apostle Claver of “Raging Elephants”

A battle is only as good as the soldiers that fight it; any general could tell you that. When it comes to the struggle to preserve Texas’ values and quality of life from the federal monster, this is equally true. One important voice for independence and general Liberty concerns is the Houston area internet radio…

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Three Contenders for Texas House Speaker

Three Contenders for Texas House Speaker

The Texas Tribune is reporting on a handful of candidates who have thrown their hat in the ring to replace outgoing Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus. While there’s no declared candidate that could be considered an easy choice for Texans who support traditional liberties, not to mention those wanting a referendum on the…

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RPT Chair Contender Cindy Asche: a Solution in Search of Problem

RPT Chair Contender Cindy Asche: a Solution in Search of Problem

Last summer, the grass-roots of the Texas Republican Party achieved what amounted to a political coup by voting for James Dickey to be the new RPT Chairmant. Tom Mechler, Dickey’s predecessor, was largely seen as representing the establishment/Straus wing of the RPT, those interested in holding power, but less interested in implementing the party’s stated…

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Independence Gains Ground: from Europe to California

Independence Gains Ground: from Europe to California

Wherever you go in this wide world, there is a palpable awe that is unmistakable. Though the globalist elites from the U.S. to the E.U. want to pretend that it doesn’t exist, there is a growing ethos of Liberty, pulling the nations of the Earth away from giant, bloated Unions to decentralized nations where the…

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FaceExit and TEXIT: Self-Determination in the Micro and Macro

FaceExit and TEXIT: Self-Determination in the Micro and Macro

It is no secret to the technologically advanced world that Facebook, the social media platform, has recently fallen under much scrutiny over user privacy issues and data-mining.  Additionally, the platform has also been severely criticized for adding a variety of obstacles to suppress non left-wing political content, making it difficult for its producers to reach…

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