The calls to replace moderate Republican Joe Straus as Speaker of the Texas House are reverberating across the state. Straus and his friends are growing desperate to hang on to the powerful Speaker seat, but your calls to oust him in favor of a true conservative are making a difference.
Here’s why Joe needs to go:
1. Joe Straus is beholden to Democrats; he was selected by 65 Democrats and only 11 Republicans.
2. Joe Straus is a supporter of Planned Parenthood (which in 2008 gave him $1,000) and the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), which gave him a 100 percent approval rating in 2007.
3. Homosexual activists have stated that Joe Straus is the best friend of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LBGT) community. Continue reading →