Tag Archives: David Dewhurst

Sources: Whistleblower Forcing Out UT President

4 Jul 2014


AUSTIN, Texas–Two highly placed sources say University of Texas president Bill Powers has been given a choice: resign by the end of the day July 4, or be fired next week. The order comes as a whistleblower has allegedly stepped forward with information tying Powers directly to a growing admissions scandal. The sources tell Breitbart Texas that the decision to axe Powers came early Thursday, with the ultimatum handed down by UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and Board of Regents chairman Paul Foster.


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Culture of Clout-Abuse?


EMPOWERTEXANS.COM, August 25, 2013 by

In less than 24 hours Texans heard the voice of our lieutenant governor trying to get his “step-niece-in-law” out of jail, and read the words of a powerful House committee chairman all-but admitting he used his influence to get his son into law school.

Dewhurst… no get-out-of-jail-free pass
Frankly, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s entire conversation with the Allen Police Department is painful. He was clearly trying to get his “step-niece-in-law” out of jail, while not doing anything illegal. He repeatedly notes his title, telling the local cop that the head of the Department of Public Safety will be calling on the matter later (that call never happened).

Preping for ’13 and bucking Boehner

From EmpowerTexans.com, by Michael Quinn Sullivan, December 19, 2012 –

QUOTING…  “I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” — Winston Churchill


Michael Quinn Sullivan

Michael Quinn Sullivan

Before we let our thoughts turn fully to mistletoe, candy canes and stockings, Texans must prepare for the start of the legislative session – just 20 days from now!Fortunately, some of our legislators have hit the ground running by filing important reform-minded legislation. But will taxpayers be ready to apply the push needed to see them through? Will we commit to holding accountable those legislators obstructing pro-Texas reforms?

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Ted Cruz Outraises David Dewhurst. Dewhurst Reponds By Accusing Cruz of Supporting Pedophiles.

Erick Erickson

From RedState, Posted by Erick Erickson (Diary), Tuesday, July 17th at 4:46AM EDT –I have always had a lot of respect for the guys who are running David Dewhurst’s campaign, but I’m starting to see now why Rick Perry had no chance of getting elected President.  The same team running Dewhurst’s campaign ran Perry’s Presidential campaign and has stooped to what I thought would be an impossible low.

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