Category Archives: GOP

Analysis: Abbott’s State of the State revealed just how out of touch he really is—and Texas Democrats were not much better

Texas Governor Greg Abbott de;inverted his State of the State address on Monday evening from a small business in Central Texas. He used the thirty odd minute speech to lay out priorities and emergency items that he demanded were priorities for this legislative session. He used his time to promote special interest groups like law enforcement unions, and he catered

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South Texas was the topic of discussion at the regional Senate Committee Redistricting Hearing on Tuesday

The Texas Senate Redistricting Committee heard testimony on Tuesday about the census count and redistricting for the South Texas region. State Senators Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and Judith Zaffirini were both on hand to hear from State Demographer Dr. Lloyd Potter who set out assumptions and expectations from the United States Census Bureau, which is usually released to the states by

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Republicans gathered in Corpus Christi on Sunday to rally behind Trump but the real fight for Republicans may have only begun

A few hundred supporters of President Donald Trump and the Nueces County Republican Party gathered in the parking lot of Sunrise Mall in Corpus Christi on Sunday for a “Protect the Vote” rally as the country remains divided over who they think actually won the election and the validity of the results.  The event, organized by Suzanne Guggenheim and her

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National Politics: Biden Wins As America Awaits A Fiery Exit

Under normal circumstances the transition from one American presidency to the next is a pretty unnoticed and recognized. The process of transition is a matter of formal and informal transfers where teams of officials peacefully hand over power. But this is American politics in 2020, the Trump-Biden transition will not be normal.  President-Elect Joe Biden has finally outright proclaimed victory

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Calallen High School Graduate and South Texas Businessman Jim Wright Defeats Well-Funded Democratic Machine For Texas Railroad Commission Race

South Texas rancher and businessman Jim Wright will be the state’s next oil and gas regulator. Wright will serve on the three-member Railroad Commission, which regulates energy resources in the state.  Wright was able to score 53.2% of the vote, or over 800,000 more votes than the challenger Chrysta Castaneda.  In March, Wright defeated Republican incumbent Ryan Sitton in the

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Nueces County Commissioners To Consider The Ratification Of A Contract With A Communications Firm Using Money From Far-Left Wing Sources

Nueces County Commissioners are going to take an item on Wednesday that could show just how deep special interest money is in play in local politics. The question stems around the ratification of an agreement with Crosswind Media & Communications, LLC for promoting safe voting during the COVID-19 pandemic to increase voter confidence in the safety of the process. But

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As Texas prepares to further open up for business COVID-19 counts slowly begin creeping back up

On Wednesday something will happen that hasn’t technically been allowed since late June, bars will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity if county judges allow. “Until now, only two types of businesses have not been open” since then, Abbott said in a Facebook video last week when he made the announcement. “One is river tubing operations and the other

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Lawmakers Send Request For Surge Team To Nueces County

State Representative Todd Hunter has sent an email to the Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Department of Emergency Management asking for a surge to be sent to Nueces County to help with testing and comprehensive medical needs. Rep. Hunter sent the notice after conferring with State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and fellow State Rep. Abel Herrero, who

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Gov. Abbott issues harsh executive order as coronavirus continues to spread

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a statewide mask mandate in Texas and is allowing local authorities to limit groups of 10 or more. Abbott’s executive order will face blowback from some more conservative members of the Republican party in Texas who have said the governor needs to do more to support the economy. But Texas is setting daily records

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If You Drive Padre Island Drive You Might See A New Billboard With A Recognizable Face

Last month former Nueces Country Sheriff and current Republican Party Chairman Jim Kaelin stirred up a firestorm when he shared a post that many people felt was blatantly racist. Even Gov. Greg Abbott took notice and called for Kaelin to resign. He survived a ”confidence vote” from his party and then rushed to hold a press conference where he maintained

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