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.
From EmpowerTexans.com, by Michael Quinn Sullivan, June 23, 2013 –
QUOTING… “Where law ends, tyranny begins. Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.” — William Pitt
By asking pesky questions about possible corruption and influence peddling at the state’s flagship public university, a UT regent is being threatened with impeachment by senior legislators. This is a clear abuse of power by the legislative appointees of House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.